legacy awards

NATPE presents Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards for deserving recipients.

Legacy Awards
NATPE's Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards are presented each year at a special reception during the annual NATPE Conference and Exhibition. Sponsored by NBC Universal, Legacy Award submissions are initially collected online through the NATPE Web site, with NATPE’s Executive Committee and the executive editorial staffs making the final selection of award honorees.
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Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award

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NATPE’s Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award is presented each year at a special reception during the annual NATPE Conference and Exhibition. Held in association with Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and Variety and sponsored by NBC Universal, Legacy Award submissions are initially collected online through the NATPE Web site with NATPE’s Executive Committee and the executive editorial staffs of the three trade publications making the final selection of honorees.

Named in honor of Brandon Tartikoff, arguably one of the medium’s greatest programmers whose imprint on the television industry will be viewed forever, the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award was created to recognize a select group of television professionals who exhibit extraordinary passion, leadership, independence and vision in the process of creating television programming and in evoking the spirit of Tartikoff’s generosity.

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Legacy Award Honorees for 2008

2008 Legacy Award honorees are:

Mark Itkin Peter Roth Nancy Tellem Bob Wright
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Co-Head of Television and a member of the Board of Directors of the William Morris Agency President, Warner Bros. Television President, CBS Paramount Network Television Entertainment Group

Vice Chairman and Executive Officer, General Electric

 

Legacy Award Honorees for 2007

2007 Legacy Award honorees were:

Stephen J. Cannell Harry Friedman Bonnie Hammer Anthony E. Zuiker
  WHEEL OF FORTUNE and JEOPARDY! President, USA Network
and SCI FI Channel

 

 

Legacy Award Honorees for 2006

2006 Legacy Award honorees were:

Steven Bochco Marc Cherry Pat Mitchell
  Creator & Executive Producer

President & CEO, PBS

     

 

 

 

"Steven Bochco, Marc Cherry and Pat Mitchell, through their years of creative contributions to the television industry, truly embody the spirit of the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards and all that this honor represents," commented Rick Feldman, President & CEO of NATPE. "We're delighted that NATPE has this opportunity to recognize their accomplishments during this very special evening." Read the full press release

Legacy Award Honorees for 2005

The 2005 Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award Honorees were:

Carole Black James Burrows Dick Wolf
President & CEO of Lifetime Entertainment Services Emmy® award-winning director and producer Emmy® award-winning producer and writer
     

 

 

Legacy Award Honorees for 2004

The 2004 Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award Honorees were:

  • Gail Berman, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting;
  • Mark Burnett, reality program producer, Mark Burnett Productions;
  • Marcy Carsey, Tom Werner and Caryn Mandabach, principals in Carsey-Werner-Mandabach; and
  • Ken Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company.

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