DLT Entertainment Appoints New Director Of Sales
London. 11 February 2013. DLT Entertainment has appointed Greg Rocco as Director of Sales in the US, adding to the company’s growing distribution and production teams.
Rocco will be responsible for finished program sales to cable channels and PBS stations in the US, DVD sales, as well as exploring ways to develop DLT Entertainment’s program catalog for digital and new media release. Rocco will be based in DLT’s New York offices and report to President and Chairman, Don Taffner Jr.
DLT’s Don Taffner Jr said: “Greg has a proven track record in propelling company growth and increasing revenue streams for TV distribution and will play a key role in DLT’s future growth. It is a particularly exciting time for DLT Entertainment with our new distribution joint venture launched at MIPCOM and a number of new projects in development. I am looking forward to working with Greg to identify new business opportunities and media partnerships that will help us realise our ambitious plans.”
Rocco, who joins DLT from Katz Media Group in New York and recently attended NATPE, in Miami, with John Fitzgerald, Deputy Chairman, and Don Taffner Jr. Key programmes that were available at the market included: My Family, Love Loss, Mis Videos Locos with Paul Rodriguez, Three’s Company, Ultimate Restorations, Animated Classics, As Time Goes By, The Academy and Too Close For Comfort.
DLT Entertainment recently launched a new joint venture with leading international TV exec Alison Rayson, called DLT/Raydar Rights LLP. The company handles international distribution of finished programmes and formats across all genres and will be the exclusive worldwide distributor of finished programmes and formats for third party producers and suppliers as well as being DLT's exclusive distributor for the world excluding the US and UK.
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.