TITLE

UPN denies turning away from black comedies; network wants to be `all-inclusive.'

PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Jet;01/12/98, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the new United Paramount Network (UPN) President and Chief Executive Dean Valentine denies that the network is abandoning black audiences and turning down projects featuring black stars and producers. Comments from Valentine.
ACCESSION #
42973

 

Related Articles

  • Valentine's day begins at UPN. Rice, Lynette // Broadcasting & Cable;09/22/97, Vol. 127 Issue 39, p24 

    Reports on the appointment of Dean Valentine as chief operating officer at United Paramount Network (UPN), replacing Lucie Salhany. Salhany's retention as UPN's operating committee as a representative of BHC Communications; Strategic plans by Valentine; Career history.

  • A touch of (middle) class. Rice, Lynette // Broadcasting & Cable;10/06/97, Vol. 127 Issue 41, p47 

    Profiles United Paramount Network chief executive officer Dean Valentine. Career background; Relationship with the higher-ups; Job responsibilities; Popularity in the creative community; Programming skills; Plans for the company.

  • UPN looking to get Valentine from Mouse House. Littleton, Cynthia // Variety;08/18/97, Vol. 368 Issue 2, p4 

    Reports on Dean Valentine's plan to resign as president of Walt Disney Television and Walt Disney Animation to become president of United Paramount Network (UPN). Career background.

  • Meet the public Valentine. Sharkey, Betsy // MediaWeek;09/22/97, Vol. 7 Issue 35, p5 

    Profiles Dean Valentine, president and chief executive officer of United Paramount Network. Responsibility in developing and producing prime-time shows; Tenure as president of animation for Walt Disney Co.; Agenda for marketing and promotion.

  • UPN hires Valentine in lead network.  // MediaWeek;09/15/97, Vol. 7 Issue 34, p3 

    Cites United Paramount Network's deal to hire Dean Valentine as its new president.

  • Cures seen amid UPN's ills. Katz, Richard // MediaWeek;09/29/97, Vol. 7 Issue 36, p12 

    Presents the views of television broadcasting industry observers on United Paramount Network's hiring of Dean Valentine as its chairman. Programming development background of Valentine; Criticisms on Valentine for having little experience with affiliates; Challenges to be encountered in his new...

  • Valentine's sweet on wide UPN course. Hontz, Jenny // Variety;09/22/97, Vol. 368 Issue 7, p73 

    Reports that president and chief executive officer Dean Valentine is hoping to broaden United Paramount Network's (UPN) programming beyond its stable of ethnic comedies and action dramas. Valentine's goal for UPN; Valentine's appointment after a four-month search for Lucie Salhany's successor;...

  • Valentine vows UPN leap Frog. Schneider, Michael // Variety;7/23/2001, Vol. 383 Issue 9, p39 

    Discusses the views of Dean Valentine, chief executive of UPN, on the performance of the company's television programs in 2002. Competitive advantage of the company's programs; Television programs that will influence UPN success.

  • Valentine: Do-it-yourselfer. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;10/1/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 41, p8 

    Profiles Dean Valentine, UPN president and chief executive officer. Lawsuit filed by Valentine against his own network over contract incentives; Assumption of the programming chief's responsibilities; Confrontation with network executives in Los Angeles; Conversation with Bill Naher of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics