David Rubinsohn Named DLT Entertainment Director Of Public Television Sales
New York 7 August 2011. DLT Entertainment is launching a major new initiative to provide programming for public television with the hiring of top industry executive David Rubinsohn as the company’s Director of Public TV Sales, according to company president Don Taffner. Jr.
“David, who has a distinguished career in public broadcasting, is an important addition to the DLT team,” said Taffner. “He has proven expertise in all areas of public broadcasting with a focus on programming and sales.”
Rubinsohn will handle station sales of the DLT catalog, which includes the UK’s most popular sitcom My Family; as well as Miranda, which won the Best New Comedy and People’s Choice for Miranda Hart at the 2011 British Comedy Awards; also such classics such as Executive Stress, Rumpole of the Bailey and Fresh Fields.
Rubinsohn most recently was Director of Programming and Sales for TJL Productions; President Rubes-Media; and Vice President of Programming and Distribution of PBS New York affiliate WNET, which grew its audience by 20% during his watch.
He was named Public Television Programmer’s Association programmer of the Year; was Chairman of the Eastern Educational Program Managers’ Council; and was a successful contestant on Who Wants to be a Millionaire!”
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.