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CABLE TV PRODUCTION CHART

PRODUCTION CHART KEY

Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s) COPROD-Co-producer(s); DIR-Director(s); TAT-CDR-Talent coordinator; CASTING-Casting director. Affiliated production companies indicated when applicable in parentheses after show title. Anthology titles follow show title. Unless a specific director is noted, show uses various directors. Grey screen indicates new entry this week.

ALLIED ARTISTS ENTERTAINMENT INC.

(602) 439-1072

DISTANT REPLAY. (Nostalgia TV). EXP, Tom Ficara; PROD, Jill Ormond; DIR, Ron Bruce.

AMERICAN MOVIE CLASSICS

(516) 364-2222

AMC IN HOLLYWOOD. (AMC). EXP, Sandy Shapiro; PROD, Peter Jones.

MOVIE PALACE MEMORIES. (AMC). EXP, Sandy Shapiro; PROD. Lewis Bogach, George Lentz.

COMEDY CLASSICS. (AMC). EXP, Sandy Shapiro; PROD, Susan Hoenig; DIR, Brand Nathanson.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

(212) 661-4500

THE REAL WEST. (A&E Network). EXP, Craig Haffner.

AN EVENING AT THE IMPROV. (A&E Network). (TeleAmerica Ent. Inc. in assn w/A&E). EXP, Budd Friedman, Lawrence P. O’Daly; DIR, Douglas Wellman.

BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION

(202) 636-2400

TEEN SUMMIT. EXP, Cindy L. Mahmoud, Lathan Hodge; PROD, Ronald Carrington, Lisa Johnson-Smith.

SCREEN SCENE. EXP, Cindy L. Mahmoud, Lathan Hodge; PROD, Brian Clarke, Michael Joyner, Richard Watkins.

KEVIN BRIGHT PRODUCTIONS

(818) 768-1502

DREAM ON. (HBO). EXP, John Landis, Kevin S. Bright; SUPR PROD, Jeff Greenstein, Jeff Strauss, Bill Sanders. PROD, Ron Wolotzky, Robb Idels; CASTING, Tracy Lilienfield, Julie Alter.

CEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

(212) 421-5000

BIOGRAPHY. (A&E). (Produced by CEL in assn w/A&E Network) EXP, Martin L. Waldman, Linda Waldman; PROD, Vincent Kralyevich, Alison Gruss.

CNBC

(201) 585-2622

BUSINESS INSIDERS. (CNBC) PROD, Mark Neschis.

THE DICK CAVETT SHOW. (CNBC) PROD, Ron Fried.

McLAUGHLIN. (CNBC) PROD, Robert Fasbender.

STEALS AND DEALS. (CNBC) PROD, Glenn Ruppel.

TALK LIVE. (CNBC) PROD, Marlene Dann.

REAL PERSONAL. (CNBC) PROD. Marlene Dann.

BUSINESS TONIGHT. (CNBC) PROD, Bob Ferraro.

YOUR PORTFOLIO. (CNBC) PROD, Sasha Salama.

MONEYTALK. (CNBC) PROD, Peggy Giordano.

DONAHUE/POZNER. (CNBC) PROD, Marilyn O’Reilly.

TOM SNYDER. (CNBC) SUPR PROD, Joel Tator.

CHESLER/PERLMUTTERPRODUCTIONS

(310) 452-2902

THE HIDDEN ROOM. (Lifetime). EXP, David Perlmutter, Lewis Chesler

DICK CREW PRODUCTIONS INC.

(213) 851-1466

HOLLYWOOD INSIDER. (USA Network). EXP, Dick Crew; PROD, Lee Olson; TAT-CDR, Betsy Allman.

SCI-FI BUZZ. (Sci-Fi Channel). EXP, Dick Crew; TAT-CDR, Susan Hyman.

E! ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION

(213) 954-2400

EXTREME CLOSE-UP. EXP, Karin Silverstein, Betsy Rott; PROD, Elizabeth Wells, Cali Alpert, Danila Koverman, Rachel O’Sullivan, Alex Duda; TAT-CDR, Rob Sheiffele, Rose Musgrove, Chip McDermott, Dori Stegman, Mimi James.

BEHIND THE SCENES. EXP, Karin Silverstein, Betsy Rott; PROD, Barbara Pepe, Peter Facer, Susana Lagudis, Alex Duda, Ilene Saul; TAT-CDR, Rob Sheiffele, Rose Musgrove, Chip McDermott, Dori Stegman, Mimi James.

INSIDE WORD. EXP, Sandra Moiseeff Gelfat; SUPR PROD, Wendy Fishman; PROD, Jeff Belker, Cindi Pickert; TAT-CDR, Rose Musgrove, Rob Sheiffele.

THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS COMEDY HOUR. (In association w/Paul Brownstein Prods.). EXP, Paul Brownstein, John Rieber; PROD, Gary Snegaroff, David Carroll, Mary Jaras, Antonio Pedro Ruiz; DIR, Dave Holloway.

TALK SOUP. EXP, Gary Socol; PROD, Aileen Gram Angela Gordon; DIR, J.V. Martin.

E! NEWS DAILY EXP, Edward Zarcoff; PROD, Lynn Helmsteadt; DIR, David A. Holloway; DIR. (NEWS), Tom Searson.

E! FEATURES. EXP, Sandra Moiseeff Gelfat; SUPR PROD, Wendy Fishman; PROD, Ray Slaboda; TAT-CDR, Rob Sheiffele.

COMING ATTRACTIONS. EXP, Sandra Moiseeff Gelfat; SUPR PROD, Wendy Fishman; PROD, Jill Weiser; DIR, J.V. Martin.

ON CABLE. EXP, Sandra Moiseeff Gelfat; SUPR PROD, Wendy Fishman; PROD, Gerry Johnston; DIR, Fred Mendes.

E! NEWS DOCUMENTARIES. EXP, Deborah Adler Myers; DIR (NEWS), Tom Searson.

E! STAND-UP/SIT-DOWN COMEDY. EXP, Marta Tracy; PROD, Elizabeth Wells; DIR, Bruce Brown (Disney World/Pleasure Is.); CASTING, Gerette Allegra (Disney World/Pleasure Is.).

THE HOWARD STERN INTERVIEW. EXP, Fran Shea, Marta Tracy; PROD, Betsy Rott; COPROD, Karin Silverstein; DIR, Bob Baskerville; TAT-CDR, Mimi James, Chip McDermott.

ETHNIC MARKETING MEDIA INC.

(213) 463-7487

THE WORLD OF SOCCER. (Prime Network Sports Channel). EXP-HOST Mario Machado; COPROD, Charan Levitan.

44 BLUE PRODUCTIONS INC.

(818) 760-4442

THOSE WHO DARE. (Discovery Channel) (Produced in association with the Discovery Channel 301-986-1999.) EXP, Rasha Drachkovitch; SUPR PROD, Rob Englehardt, Lasta Drachkovitch.

WORLD OF VALOR. (Discovery Channel) (Produced in association with the Discovery Channel 301-986-1999.) EXP, Rasha Drachkovitch; SUPR PROD, John Scheer.

FOUR POINT ENTERTAINMENT

(213) 850-1600

COWBOYS. (TBS). EXP, Ron Ziskin, Shukri Ghalayini, Stu Schreiberg; PROD, Bob Bagley, Dan Goldberg.

BEYOND REALITY. (USA Network). EXP, Ron Ziskin, Shukri Ghalayini, Jon Slan; PROD, Richard Borchiver.

CASE CLOSED (USA Network).EXP, Ron Ziskin, Shukri Ghalayini, Loreen Arbus, Fred Wolfson, Helen Ross; PROD–DIR, Erik Nelson; COPROD, David M. Frank.

GRB ENTERTAINMENT

(818) 753-3400

MOVIE MAGIC. (Discovery Channel) (In assn w/Vision Films.) EXP, Gary R. Benz; SUPR PROD, Michael Branton; PROD, Lise Romanoff, Stephen Rocha; COPROD, Tara Sandler, Jon Kroll; CASTING, Robert Ell.

GREYSTONE COMMUNICATIONS

(213) 965-6644

BRUTE FORCE: THE HISTORY OF WEAPONS AT WAR. Produced in assn w/A&E Network ( 818/566-8288). EXP, Craig Haffner; SUPR PROD-DIR, Robert Kirk; PROD, Robert Lihani; COPROD, John Corry.

THE REAL WEST. An Arts & Entertainment Network series. (213) 965-6644 EXP, Craig Haffner; COEXP, Donna E. Lusitana.

HBO DOWNTOWN PRODUCTIONS

(212) 512-8900

ALAN KING: INSIDE THE COMEDY MIND. (In assn w/Kings Point Prods. Inc.). EXP, Alan King; SUPR PROD, Kiki Steele; PROD-DIR, Tom Werts.

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000. (In assn w/Best Brains Inc.). EXP, Joel Hodgson , Jim Mallon; SUPR PROD, Kiki Steele; PROD-DIR, Jim Mallon.

SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATER. EXP, Julian Goldberg; PROD, Sue Fellows; DIR, John Slepian.

STAND UP, STAND UP. EXP, Julian Goldberg; SUPR PROD, Sue Fellows; PROD,. Patrick Whitney, Evan Haiman; DIR, Steve Paley.

POLITICALLY INCORRECT. PROD, Scott Carter; COPROD, Bill Maher.

TWO DRINK MINIMUM. PROD, Harvey Gold; DIR, Moses Edinborough.

JEWISH TELEVISION NETWORK

(310) 273-6841

A CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT CLARY. EXP-PROD, Jay Sanderson.

TWENTY 2 FORTY. EXP, Jay Sanderson; PROD, Jodi Ross.

BEYOND THE HEADLINES. EXP-PROD, Jay Sanderson.

JTN NEWS. EXP, Jay Sanderson; PROD, Laurie Stein.

JUDY’S KITCHEN. EXP, Jay Sanderson; PROD, Harvey Lehrer.

LIGHT & EASY INC.

(213) 871-8131

LIGHT & EASY. (The Learning Channel). (In assn w/DSL). EXP, Jim Coane, Drew Levin; COEXP, Laurie Burrows Grad; SUPR PROD, Paul Barosse.

MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION

(212) 258-8000

SEVEN DEADLY SINS. EXP, Linda Corradina; PROD-DIR, Lauren Lazin.

THE BIG PICTURE. COEXP, Linda Corradina, Joel Gallen; PROD, Juliette Hohnen.

HEADBANGERS BALL, SUPR PROD, Carol Donovan; PROD, Nancy McDonald.

ICE-T ROCKUMENTARY. EXP, Linda Corradina; SUPR PROD, Lauren Lazin; PROD, Pete Demas.

MTV UNPLUGGED. EXP, Joel Stillerman; PROD, Alex Coletti.

YO! MTV RAPS. EXP, Joel Stillerman; PROD, Joe Benson.

MTV INTERNACIONAL. EXP, Barbara Corcoran; PROD, Alex Pels.

SECOND GENERATION. EXP, Barbara Corcoran; PROD, Lily Neumeyer.

MTV SPORTS. EXP, Joel Stillerman; PROD, Patrick Byrnes.

COMIKAZE. SUPR EXP, Eileen Katz, Lisa Berger; EXP, Lauren Corrao; SUPR PROD, Carol Donovan; PROD, Greg Johnston.

YOU WROTE IT, YOU WATCH IT. EXP, Lauren Corraro; SUPR PROD, Eileen Katz; PROD , Gary Auerbach.

THE REAL WORLD II. (MTV in assn w/Bunim-Murray Prods.). SUPR EXP, Lauren Corrao; EXP, Mary-Ellis Bunim, Jon Murray; PROD, George Verschoor; CASTING, Felicia Fasano.

NICKELODEON

(212) 258-7500

DOUG. Animated series produced by Jumbo Pictures (212-226-7890) for Nickelodeon. EXP, Vanessa Coffey, Mary Harrington, Jim Jinkins, David Campbell, David Martin, Christine Martin; SUPR PROD, Jack Spillum; PROD, Melanie Grisanti.

RUGRATS. Animated series produced by Klasky Csupo (213-463-0145) for Nickelodeon. EXP, Vanessa Coffey, Mary Harrington, Gabor Csupo, Arlene Klasky; PROD, Geraldine Clarke, Paul Germain, Chuck Swenson; DIR, Chuck Swenson, Howard Baker, Jim Duffey, Steven Moore, Dan Thompson, Norton Virgien.

THE REN AND STIMPY SHOW. (Games Animation Inc. in assn w/Nickelodeon). EXP, Vanessa Coffey; SUPR PROD, Mary Harrington; PROD, Jim Ballantine; ; DIR, Bob Camp.

NICK HIT LIST. (Robert Small Ent. for Nickelodeon). EXP, Bob Small, Jim Burns; EXP, (Nickelodeon) Roseanne Lopopolo, Marjorie Cohn; PROD, Lori Johnson; DIR, Bob Small; TAT-CDR, Jan Mittenthal, Adam Bonnett; CASTING, Michael Koegel, Jill Mendelson.

WILD SIDE. (Ken Walz Prods. in assn w/Nickelodeon.) SUPR EXP, Roseanne Lopopolo; EXP, Ken Walz; PROD, Christine Sacani; DIR, Stacy Peralta.

WELCOME FRESHMEN. SUPR EXP, Adrienne Lopez Dudley; EXP, Robert Mittenthal; COEXP, Tim Hill; PROD, Angie Bartenbach; DIR, Michael Berry; CASTING, Michael Koegel, Jill Mendelson, Jennifer van der Molen.

CLARISSA EXPLAINS IT ALL. SUPR EXP, Marjorie Cohen; EXP, Mitchell Kriegman, Herb Scannell, Brown Johnson; PROD, Chris Gifford; COPROD, Alan Goodman; CASTING , Michael Koegel.

NICKELODEON GUTS. (Chancey St. Prods. Inc. for NICKELODEON).SUPR EXP, Scott Fishman; EXP, Albie Hecht; SUPR PROD, Magda Liolis; PROD, Christine Woods; DIR, Jim Dusel; CASTING, Michael Koegel, Jennifer Van der Molen, Jill Mendeldon.

VH-1

(212) 258-7800

FOOLS FOR LOVE. EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Jon Brandeis.

FLIX. EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Ricki Rosenfeld, Shelley Tatro, Allison Bailes, Allison Lorin.

INSIDE MUSIC. EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Judy Meyers; PROD, Justine Schaefer, Marge Doherty.

CENTER STAGE. (VH-1 in assn w/WTTW-TV) EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Michael Simon, Dick Carter.

SHOOT THE BAND. EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Ellin Baumel , Jessica Falcon.

THE BEST OF STAND-UP SPOTLIGHT. EXP, Jack Sussman, Rosie O’Donnell; SUPR PROD , Jessica Falcon; PROD, Sharon Kelly.

TOP 21 COUNTDOWN EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe, Gwynne Thomas.

COMEDY REVIEW. EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Kac Young.

VH-1 TO ONE: CAROLE KING EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Susan Skoog.

VH-1 TO ONE: PAUL McCARTNEY EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Donna Wolfe; PROD, Marge Doherty.

COUNTRY COUNTDOWN EXP, Jack Sussman; SUPR PROD, Judy Meyers; PROD, Larry Assenza, Stephanie Walter.

NORTHSTAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

(804) 523-7883

BIG BROTHER JAKE. (Family Channel). (Produced by NorthStar Ent. Gp, Virginia Beach, Va., in assn. w/ Family Prods. & the Family Channel.) EXP, Chris Auer, S. Harry Young, Terry A. Botwick; SUPR PROD, Stephen Wells; PROD, Gary K. Shimokawa , Ali Marie Matheson, Jon Cooksey; DIR, Gary K. Shimokawa.

NOSTALGIA TELEVISION

(213) 850-3000

DANCIN’ TO THE OLDIES. EXP, Scott Sternberg; PROD, David S. Williger.

LET’S GO BACK. EXP, Scott Sternberg; PROD, David S. Williger.

NOSTALGIA’S BIG BANDS. PROD-DIR, Bruce Warner.

VOYAGER. PROD-DIR, Mark Ringwald.

DR. RUTH’S NEVER TOO LATE. EXP, John Lollos; PROD, Marsha J. Lebby.

SENIOR DISCOUNT SHOW. EXP, Bruce Warner; COPROD, Cindy DePierri.

PACIFIC MOTION PICTURES CORP.

(604) 683-8811

THE SUBSTITUTE. (USA Cable). EXP, David Kirkpatrick; PROD, Matthew O’Connor; DIR, Martin Donovan; CASTING, Sid Kozak (Canada).

PLAYBOY VIDEO ENTERPRISES INC.

(310) 246-4000

NEWSFRONT. Playboy in assn w/Tablerock Prods. Inc. EXP, Richard Bencivengo; PROD, Julie Green Williams; DIR, Jon K. Williams.

DIRECTORS SHOWCASE. EXP, Richard Bencivengo; SUPR PROD, Merle Medvene.

TAKE 5. EXP, Richard Bencivengo; PROD, Paul Budline.

HOT ROCKS. SUPR EXP, Richard Bencivengo; EXP, Merle Medvene; PROD, Eric Mittleman.

WORLD OF PLAYBOY. EXP, Richard Bencivengo; PROD, Julie Green Williams; DIR, Jon K. Williams.

POPULAR ARTS ENTERTAINMENT

(213) 850-3942

WORLD ENTERTAINMENT REPORT. (HBO). EXP, Kevin M. Meagher; PROD, Dianne Abrams.

ROBROY PRODS.

(213) 469-8111

UP CLOSE. (ESPN). EXP, Bob Seizer, Roy Firestone; PROD, Josh Kaplan; DIR, Mark Davis.

SHOWTIME NETWORKS INC.

(818) 505-7700

AMERICAN LEGENDS. Doris Wilhousky, Rabbit Ears Prod. (203/857-3760). EXP, Mark Sottnick, Mike Pogue.

MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL (tent. title). EXP, Andy Nulman; PROD, Bob and Peter Kaminsky; DIR, Paul Miller; TAT-CDR, Bruce Hills.

LAUGHING MATTERS Coproduction of SNI & Tiger TV in assn w/BBC & Devillier Donegan Ent. Inc. EXP, Jay Larkin (SNI), Helen Fraser (Tiger TV), Michael Jackson (BBC).

KURT VONNEGUT’S MONKEY HOUSE. Atlantis Films Ltd. in assn w/Crescent Ent. ( 416/ 462-0247). EXP, Michael McMillan; PROD, Jonathan Goodwill.

ZALMAN KING’S RED SHOE DIARIES. (10 dB Prods. (818) 700-7300). EXP, Zalman King, Patricia Louisiana Knop, David Saunders; PROD, Avram Butch Kaplan, Rafael Eisenman, Jeff Young.

CHRIS CROSS. (Kandel Enterprises (212) 397-8788). EXP, Ned Kandel, Gary Cohen , D.J. MacHale, Micheline Charest; PROD, Ned Handel, Gary Cohen.

MARILYN MONROE: LIFE AFTER DEATH (tent. title). (Freedman-Greene Prods., 310- 399-5666). EXP, Anthony Greene; DIR, Gordon Freedman.

COMEDY CLUB ALL-STARS VI. (KMW Prods. (818)505-7760). EXP, Ken Weinstock; PROD-DIR, Paul Brownstein.

HAPPY AS I CAN BE (tent. title). (Easting Down Prods. (310) 652-6966). EXP, Howard Lapides; PROD, Paul Block; DIR, Michael Watt.

DREW CAREY SPECIAL. (tent. title). (Messina-Baker Assoc.). EXP, Richard Baker , Rick Messina; DIR, Ellen Brown.

VIRTUAL REALITIES. (Imagination Prods.). EXP, David Jablin.

READY OR NOT. (Insight Prods. (416) 596-8270). EXP, John Brunton, Alyse Rosenburg; PROD, John Brunton

BIG AL. (Limelight Prods. (213) 464-5808). DIR, Jerry Levine.

STONE STANLEY PRODUCTIONS

(213) 960-2599

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP. (Lifetime TV). Daily game show. EXP, Scott A. Stone, David G. Stanley; COEXP, Stephen Brown; PROD, Kathy Cotter; DIR, Bob Loudin.

THE SUCHIN COMPANY

(818) 505-7748

BILL HARRIS IN HOLLYWOOD. (Showtime). In assn w/Buzzards Bay Boy Prods. EXP, Milton B. Suchin, Bill Harris; PROD, Cathy Smith.

SUPERSTARS OF ACTION INC.

(310) 652-6220

SUPERSTARS OF ACTION. (The Learning Channel). (In assn w/DSL Prods.). EXP, Drew Levin; SUPR PROD, Paul Barosse.

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