Carson Black joins leading International Independent>

LONDON, UK, 1 March 2005 – DLT Entertainment is further strengthening its position as a leading independent producer in the UK with the appointment of Carson Black as a Drama development producer.

In this newly created position, Black will meet with agents and writers to identify new projects to develop and ultimately produce for DLT. Reporting directly to DLT’s Vice President Don Taffner Jr and Director of Comedy & Drama John Bartlett, he will also adapt projects originally developed outside the UK for the UK market allowing DLT to duplicate the success it is enjoying with My Family .

Black has worked with a number of the UK’s leading broadcasters and Independents including Granada Television, Talkback Thames, BBC ONE, ITV1 and Hewland International. Best known as Series Producer for the first 500 episodes of BBC ONE’s multiple award-winning show Doctors, Carson’s other credits include stints as Series Producer on The Bill for ITV1, BBC ONE’s drama series The Afternoon Play and Dream Team for Sky One when he also served as co-writer.

Commenting on the appointments, Taffner Jr said: “Having had the opportunity to work with Carson on our BBC pilot The Bar , we were very impressed with his out of the box approach to production. With this appointment, we look forward to intensifying our search for exciting projects to develop and now we have someone who is dedicated to unearthing the very best ideas that are out there.”

Carson Black added: “I am very excited and honoured to be associated with a company with such a great track record. We have a number of terrific and challenging projects on the go and I look forward to being able to contribute to DLT's continuing success."

For further information please contact Danielle Kemble / Jo Hyland at Premier PR
Tel + 44 (0) 20 7292 5086 / + 44 (0) 20 7292 8331
Fax +44 (0) 20 7734 2024
Email: danielle@premierpr.com / jo@premierpr.com .

About DLT Entertainment
With offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, DLT Entertainment Ltd. is engaged in every aspect of television distribution and production around the world, as well as stage production in the US and in the UK.

Founded in 1963 as a distribution company by Don Taffner Senior, the company added television production to its portfolio in 1977. DLT Entertainment has enjoyed terrific success over the last forty plus years with legendary hits including the multiple award-winning sitcom My Family, As Time Goes By, Three’s Company, Too Close For Comfort and Meet My Folks. In addition DLT has built a reputation as a leading distribution company with classics such as The Benny Hill Show, The World at War, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood and The Russ Abbot Show.

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