Steven D. Wright

TV commentator also runs entertainment at Shine

In Blighty, self-proclaimed “TV legend” Wright is almost as well-known for his irreverent commentaries on television’s sleazy underbelly as he is for his day job — running the entertainment division at Elisabeth Murdoch’s ambitious U.K. indie Shine. This larger-than-life hulk of a man oversees a department that specializes in populist, archive-based fare like recent well-

regarded “The Story of Light Entertainment,” aired on BBC2. Having launched his TV career on Channel 4’s outrageous youth show “The Word” — the provocative ‘90s program that infuriated regulators — Wright’s unerring sense of the zeitgeist has continued via fare such as “Sin Cities” and “100 Greatest Funny Moments.”

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