Donny & Marie show taps Wilson

Former ABC exec now exec producer for Osmonds

No doubt, she’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll.

Sources say former ABC programming exec Marilyn Wilson has been tapped as an executive producer of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution’s upcoming syndie talkshow with Donny and Marie Osmond. The hourlong strip has been cleared for a fall debut on TV stations covering 97% of U.S. TV households. Dick Clark is also on board as an exec producer.

Wilson was a development VP for Dick Clark Prods. before she joined ABC Entertainment as senior veepee of specials and latenight programming. She also spent six years with Mark Goodson Prods., working behind the camera on “Family Feud” and other gameshows.

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