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[08/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Daytime TV Veteran Paul Faulhaber Named Executive Producer of NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's 'Maury'

[via press release from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution]

DAYTIME TV VETERAN PAUL FAULHABER NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF NBC UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION�S �MAURY�

DAYTIME TV VETERAN PAUL FAULHABER NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF NBC UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION�S �MAURY�

Stephanie Posner Named Supervising Producer; John Pascarella Named Senior Producer

�MAURY�s� 8th Season Premieres on Monday, September 12

NEW YORK, August 24, 2005-Veteran daytime TV producer Paul Faulhaber was named executive producer of NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's long running hit syndicated daytime talk show "Maury," hosted by Maury Povich, it was announced today by Linda Finnell, Senior Vice President, Programming and Development, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

Most recently, Faulhaber was co-executive producer of "Maury," serving under executive producer Amy Rosenblum. Rosenblum was recently named senior producer of NBC Universal's "Today." She will also be a consultant for "Maury."

"Paul's extensive experience producing daytime television, coupled with his excellent leadership skills and long and successful track record at 'Maury' make him the perfect choice to lead us into our eighth season," says Finnell.

Faulhaber added, "Maury is one of the best in the business and I am thrilled to be at the helm of NBC Universal's top-rated show in daytime. I am looking forward to continuing on our successful path of dealing with topics that are both relevant and compelling."

Povich said, "Paul has been a very integral part of the success of this program. We are energized about the upcoming season and I feel confident that under Paul's leadership we will continue to grow the show and further expand our audience."

Before joining "Maury," Faulhaber was a producer on many daytime talk shows throughout the 1990's, including "Montel," "The Gordon Elliott Show," and "The Gayle King Show."

Faulhaber has also promoted two long-time "Maury" producers, Stephanie Posner to supervising producer and John Pascarella, to senior producer.

Posner has been a producer on "Maury" since the show's debut in 1998. Prior to that, she worked on a number of daytime talk shows in various production capacities, including "Jenny Jones," "In Person With Maureen O'Boyle," "Carnie Wilson" and "Jane Whitney."

Pascarella joined "Maury" as a producer in 2002. Previously, he was a producer at "Sally Jessy Raphael," where he started as an audience coordinator in 1994.

"Maury's" eighth season premieres on Monday, September 12, 2005. "Maury" is taped at NBC Universal's state-of-the-art studios in the heart of Midtown Manhattan and is distributed by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. It is sold in more than 98 percent of the U.S. for the coming season. Paul Faulhaber is executive producer. Stephanie Posner is supervising producer. John Pascarella is senior producer.

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Television Distribution division is responsible for the global distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television throughout the world. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes Martha, Access Hollywood, Blind Date, The Jerry Springer Show, Maury and Starting Over. Current and upcoming first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The George Michael Sports Machine, Rebecca's Garden, The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, Your Total Health and the off-network distribution of Las Vegas, Fear Factor, Law & Order and many more series.





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· BLIND DATE (SYNDICATION)
· CHRIS MATTHEWS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
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· JERRY SPRINGER SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· MARTHA (HALLMARK)
· MAURY (SYNDICATION)
· MONTEL WILLIAMS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· SALLY JESSY RAPHAEL (SYNDICATION)
· STARTING OVER (SYNDICATION)
· YOUR TOTAL HEALTH (SYNDICATION)









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