VH1'S Eddie Dalva Named Senior Vice President of Programming, Co-Productions & Creative Affairs for VH1 and CMT

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from VH1

    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eddie Dalva has been named Senior Vice
 President of Programming, Co-Productions & Creative Affairs, VH1 and CMT:
 Country Music Television, it was announced today.
     Dalva has relocated to VH1's West Coast office in Santa Monica, CA, where
 he is in closer proximity to the entertainment business and creative
 communities.  Dalva will continue to build upon and expand a wide range of
 relationships, pursuing important strategic alliances for financing and
 co-production opportunities for original series and made-for-TV movies.  He
 will also continue to seek out acquisitions for VH1, and for CMT as well.
     Most recently VH1's Senior Vice President, Programming, Acquisitions &
 Co-Productions, Dalva secured feature films, series, specials, concerts and
 short-form programming for the network on a worldwide basis.  He originally
 joined VH1 in 1985, the year of its launch, and worked as a researcher,
 producer and writer before creating the channel's acquisition department in
 1987 and the co-production department in 1992.
     Among the series Dalva has brought to VH1 are "American Bandstand," "Hard
 Rock Live," "Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics" and CityTV's
 "FashionTelevision."  Dalva was instrumental in expanding VH1's programming to
 include feature films, and has acquired more than 200 movies for VH1.  Five of
 his projects have been nominated for CableACE awards, including the concert
 series "Center Stage," which was the first programming collaboration between
 cable and public television.
     Dalva was a key member of the launch team for VH1 UK and HA!, which later
 merged with The Comedy Channel to become Comedy Central.
 
     VH1 produces and programs a wide variety of music-based series, specials,
 live events and acquisition-based programming that keeps viewers in touch with
 the music they love.  VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of
 Viacom Inc.  MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming
 services MTV: Music Television, M2: Music Television, Nickelodeon/Nick at
 Nite, TV Land and VH1 as well as The Suite from MTV Networks, a package of 10
 digital services, all of which are trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks
 also has joint ventures, licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby
 its programming can be seen worldwide.
 
 

SOURCE VH1
    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eddie Dalva has been named Senior Vice
 President of Programming, Co-Productions & Creative Affairs, VH1 and CMT:
 Country Music Television, it was announced today.
     Dalva has relocated to VH1's West Coast office in Santa Monica, CA, where
 he is in closer proximity to the entertainment business and creative
 communities.  Dalva will continue to build upon and expand a wide range of
 relationships, pursuing important strategic alliances for financing and
 co-production opportunities for original series and made-for-TV movies.  He
 will also continue to seek out acquisitions for VH1, and for CMT as well.
     Most recently VH1's Senior Vice President, Programming, Acquisitions &
 Co-Productions, Dalva secured feature films, series, specials, concerts and
 short-form programming for the network on a worldwide basis.  He originally
 joined VH1 in 1985, the year of its launch, and worked as a researcher,
 producer and writer before creating the channel's acquisition department in
 1987 and the co-production department in 1992.
     Among the series Dalva has brought to VH1 are "American Bandstand," "Hard
 Rock Live," "Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics" and CityTV's
 "FashionTelevision."  Dalva was instrumental in expanding VH1's programming to
 include feature films, and has acquired more than 200 movies for VH1.  Five of
 his projects have been nominated for CableACE awards, including the concert
 series "Center Stage," which was the first programming collaboration between
 cable and public television.
     Dalva was a key member of the launch team for VH1 UK and HA!, which later
 merged with The Comedy Channel to become Comedy Central.
 
     VH1 produces and programs a wide variety of music-based series, specials,
 live events and acquisition-based programming that keeps viewers in touch with
 the music they love.  VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of
 Viacom Inc.  MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming
 services MTV: Music Television, M2: Music Television, Nickelodeon/Nick at
 Nite, TV Land and VH1 as well as The Suite from MTV Networks, a package of 10
 digital services, all of which are trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks
 also has joint ventures, licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby
 its programming can be seen worldwide.
 
 SOURCE  VH1