Dean Valentine

former CEO, UPN Network

Guest

Founder and head of Symbolic Action, a media investment firm, focused on the convergence of content and technology; former President and CEO of the now defunct United Paramount Network and former President of Disney TV and Animation; board member of the Hammer Museum and former board member of the Museum of Contemporary Art; well-known contemporary art collector who's consulted with Bravo for the LA casting call for it's new TV show, Work of Art

 

Dean Valentine on KCRW

Legend Rona Barrett; Hollywood's Murky Morals

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The Writers' Strike: Bad News for Network TV

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The LA Philharmonic’s Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) is opening a permanent space for classes in September.

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A multi-million dollar grant will expand Judy Baca’s iconic mural called “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” and invest in the area surrounding it.

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Music producer Mark Ronson on why we shouldn’t be surprised that Paul McCartney is a fan of Public Enemy

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"Reminiscence," a futurist debut feature by Lisa Joy, the co-creator of "Westworld," may be best remembered for its stunning images of Miami at a time of catastrophic climate change,…

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Director Christopher Nolan’s long relationship with Warner Bros. ended when the studio released his last movie “Tenet” on the streamer HBO Max the same day it opened in theaters.

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Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses writing about the full range of a community, its sexuality and gender, in her first fiction novel, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

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