NANCY HARRISON NAMED COORDINATING PRODUCER, "ACCESS HOLLYWOOD"
Harrison To Oversee All Music-Related Endeavors for Hit Entertainment Newsmagazine
BURBANK, Calif. -- August 2, 2005 -- Veteran music producer Nancy Harrison has been named Coordinating Producer, Music, of NBC Universal Television Distribution's "Access Hollywood," it was announced today by Rob Silverstein, executive producer of the hit entertainment newsmagazine, which will launch its 10th season in national syndication on September 5, 2005.
"Music is a priority at 'Access Hollywood' and in Nancy Harrison we have the best music producer in the business," says Silverstein. "I could not be more proud and pleased. Nancy is dedicated, passionate, connected and is as hard working as anyone in the business. No one deserves this more."
In her new position, Harrison will expand her current duties, which include spearheading innovative and cutting-edge music programming for current and future daily show segments, special series, and award shows. In addition, she will further interact with the music community to identify and develop potential external projects for "Access Hollywood," and maximize the show's involvement in all the biggest happenings in the world of music. Harrison will also continue to serve as the show's primary point person for all music-related interview bookings and coverage.
Harrison has been with "Access Hollywood" since its 1996 launch, when she joined as a Segment Producer in the Music department. In the ensuing years, she rose to Music Senior Segment Producer and Field Producer, serving her first six years in the Los Angeles bureau before returning to her native New York three years ago to supervise the Music department. Prior to joining "Access Hollywood," Harrison worked as a Music Segment Producer at "Extra" and before that, as a producer for "E! News Daily."
Harrison resides in New York, and is a graduate of Cornell University.
"Access Hollywood" is produced by NBC and distributed by NBC Universal Television Distribution. Rob K. Silverstein is the executive producer. Nancy O'Dell and Billy Bush serve as co-anchors, and Shaun Robinson and Tony Potts serve as weekend co-anchors and daily show correspondents. Tim Vincent serves as New York Correspondent.