posted on Oct, 8 2005 @ 01:49 AM
Drew Levin: Biography of Drew Levin CEO, TMC Entertainment
Biography for Drew Levin
Drew Levin, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TMC Entertainment, is an entertainment industry veteran and company leader with more than 25
years of proven international production, distribution, sales, financial, and management experience. Levin has produced and distributed all forms of
media properties to more than 100 countries worldwide. He is an Emmy and Cable Ace Award-winning producer, who executive-produced more than 3,000
hours of critically acclaimed reality-based and dramatic television series for US networks, cable outlets, and international broadcast venues.
Over the course of his illustrious entertainment career, Drew Levin has successfully built private and publicly traded media companies in the US and
Europe and has raised more than $100,000,000 for his projects and companies.
Drew Levin's extensive reality-based and documentary credits include Future Quest for the PBS Network, for which Drew Levin received an Emmy; Cosmos:
A Special Edition, a critically acclaimed mini-series for the Chris Craft Station Group, hosted by the Nobel Prize-winning astronomer, Carl Sagan,
based upon the award-winning PBS series; Shadow Theater, hosted by Robert England (of Freddy Kruger fame), for USA Network; Hollywood's Stuntmakers,
FX Masters, Superstars of Action, Mysterious Forces Beyond and World's Most Mysterious Places for the Discovery Networks; and Stephen King's World
of Horror for MTV.
Drew Levin has produced five-day-per-week talk and reality-based strips, including Strange Universe Tonight for UPN, Simply Style for TLC and Laurie
Cooks Light and Easy for Discovery Networks.
Drew Levin entertainment series and specials include the long-running BBC hit series, Top of the Pops, which he produced for the CBS Network; A Very
Special Christmas, starring Madonna, also for the CBS Network; The Montreux Rock Festivals for the BBC, MTV and Showtime Networks; and the BRIT Awards
for the BBC and MTV.
Drew Levin dramatic-series credits include Total Recall 2070, adapted from the blockbuster feature film and produced for Showtime Networks and
Polygram TV for syndication in the US, Sky TV in the UK and ProSieben in Germany; his well received adaptation of Jack London's classic novel, Call
of the Wild, for Animal Planet; and MTV Network's first drama series, Live Through This.
Among Drew Levin numerous movie-of-the-week credits are Earthquake in New York, one of the Fox Family Channel's highest-rated original movies; The
Matthew Shepard Story for the MTV Network; and Final Jeopardy for the ABC Network.
In his current position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TMC Entertainment, Drew Levin has aligned his company with exceptional and award
winning independent producers spanning the globe. He has also been instrumental in developing TMC Entertainment's slate of reality-based and scripted
television series and specials. In addition to TMC Entertainment's current library of more than 70 hours, Drew Levin has spearheaded the launch of
the Company's production division with more than 250 hours of new dramatic and reality-based productions ready for worldwide distribution in 2005. In
particular, TMC Entertainment has recently commenced production on the monumental projects Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books
of Moses and Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths, both based on The New York Times bestsellers by award-winning author Bruce Feiler and
scheduled for primetime broadcast on the PBS Network in 2005; and Yowies, an exciting new 26-episode, 30-minute animated children's program based on
the highly successful Australian series of the same name.