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After more than 10 years of television production experience, Kelly moved through a series of production and executive positions at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Making a move to Paramount Pictures in 1983, he played an active role in programming, eventually becoming executive vice president of Paramount's Domestic TV Division in 1989. Among the shows Kelly has been involved with are "The Arsenio Hall Show", "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Maury Povich Show".In 1991 he was, along with Greg Meidel and Steve Goldman, one of three strong contenders to replace the recently departed Lucie Salhany as president of Paramount Domestic TV. While Goldman assumed the president's mantle, Kelly also assumed new responsibilities within the division for developing "reality programming" for primetime network TV as well as genre entertainment for various daytime and late night slots and international markets.

After more than 10 years of television production experience, Kelly moved through a series of production and executive positions at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Making a move to Paramount Pictures in 1983, he played an active role in programming, eventually becoming executive vice president of Paramount's Domestic TV Division in 1989. Among the shows Kelly has been involved with are "The Arsenio Hall Show", "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Maury Povich Show".

In 1991 he was, along with Greg Meidel and Steve Goldman, one of three strong contenders to replace the recently departed Lucie Salhany as president of Paramount Domestic TV. While Goldman assumed the president's mantle, Kelly also assumed new responsibilities within the division for developing "reality programming" for primetime network TV as well as genre entertainment for various daytime and late night slots and international markets.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Turning Green (2009)
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3.
 Deal, The (2004)
4.
 Cowboys and Angels (2004) Jerry
5.
 Evelyn (2002) Henry Doyle
6.
 Rat (2000) Uncle Matt
7.
 War Of The Buttons (1994) Gorilla'S Dad
8.
 Hear My Song (1991) 2nd Taxi Driver
9.
 Escape from Hong Kong (1942) Sergeant
10.
 Aristocrats (1999) George Selwyn
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1978:
Worked as an associate producer and producer of "AM Los Angeles" at KABC-TV in Los Angeles
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Employed as an executive producer at KABC
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Served as program director of KABC
1983:
Joined Paramount's television division as vice president of programming
1989:
Became executive vice president of programming for the Domestic Television Division of Paramount; handled first-run programming
1991:
Promoted to president, creative affairs and first-run programming, at Paramount
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