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Archive for July, 2011

HRTS Member Profile: Jon Shaffner

John Shaffner is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. I recently had a chance to speak with John to discuss Mark Burnett, insecurity and Chuck Lorre.

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Since 1947 the HRTS has been the entertainment industry's premier information and networking forum. HRTS events are the only place where leading executives from across the industry gather under one roof, multiple times a year to discuss issues relevant to the ongoing success of our business. HRTS Members and our industry partners represent the best and the brightest in town. Is your company ready to join the ranks of HRTS? There are many ways for individuals and companies to get more involved. To find out how, call (818) 789-1182 or email

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