Wednesday (11/28) 4pm – 5pm (PST) at www.KCLAFM.com (99.3 FM Hollywood)
Thursday (11/29) 9am – 10am (PST) & 9pm – 10pm (PST) at www.KLEDLive.com (91.1 FM Hollywood)
The Underground Experience Presents “Global Expansion” featuring Larry Namer (Metan Group) & Eric “EZ” Zuley (WTV)!
An entertainment industry veteran with over 40 years professional experience in cable television, live events and new media, Larry Namer is a founding partner of METAN Development Group, a new venture created to develop entertainment and media specifically for the Chinese marketplace. An accomplished entrepreneur, Mr. Namer is the co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, a company now valued at over $3.5 billion USD, and the creator of several successful companies in the United States and overseas. Among those companies are Comspan Communications that pioneered Western forms of entertainment in the former Soviet Union and Steeplechase Mediathat served as the primary consultant to Microsoft’s MiTV for developing interactive TV applications.
A cable industry pioneer, Mr. Namer began his career in 1971 at Time Incorporated Manhattan Cable, and served as Vice President and General Manager of Valley Cable Television (VCTV) in Los Angeles, the nation’s first 61-channel two-way cable system. His vision and direction garneredVCTV several Emmy and Cable ACE award nominations, as well as recognition by Forbes magazine as the national model for local cable television programming. In 1989, he was awarded the prestigious President’s Award from the National Cable Television Association.
In recent years, Mr. Namer has become recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on new technology and how it is fundamentally altering the business of international media and entertainment. Among the companies that have enlisted his expertise are Microsoft, Paul Allen’s Digeo, World Digital Media Group (a joint venture of Radio Shack), EchoStar, Sirius Radio network and Eurocinema, a VOD service featuring recent award-winning European films, now available in over 25 million homes in North America.
Global TV Veteran Larry Namer Receives “Aaron Spelling Award” at 4th Annual Investment Seminar & Global Independence in Beverly Hills
Los Angeles, DATE — E! Co-founder and President/CEO Metan Development Group Larry Namer was honored on September 10, 2011 at the 4th Annual Investment Seminar & Global Independence Day. The fourth annual event hosted dignitaries and business leaders from more than 196 countries, including the Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles. Part of the event was a Global Awards Ceremony honoring 20 individuals for their outstanding contributions to international business, philanthropy and entertainment. Larry Namerl received the “Aaron Spelling Award” for his pioneering work in the areas of television, domestically and globally.
“I’m delighted to be honored with such a prestigious award that bears the name of the most influential producer and creative mind in television history,” said Namer.
Mr. Namer’s latest venture, Metan Development Group (Metan) was created to develop and distribute entertainment content and media specifically for Chinese speaking audiences in China and abroad. Namer’s partners on this venture are entertainment industry veteran Martin Pompadur and Amerilink founder Jean Zhang. Metan’s most notable projects include Hello! Hollywood!, a weekly entertainment news series tailored to Chinese audiences, offering up the latest in celebrity and lifestyle news, and covering the most glamorous red carpet events and award shows. Since its launch in summer 2009, the series is now available on over 40 television stations reaching more than 250 million households throughout China. Metan also launched the series’ premier content on 10 of China’s top online portals in 2010, adding 360 million Chinese netizens to its program reach. Additionally, he serves as Senior Advisor, Strategic Development to Eurocinema On Demand, the only 24/7 on demand foreign film channel now available in 36 million homes via cable and satellite in North America.
About Metan Development Group
ERIC “EZ” ZULEY
Eric Zuley is a professional Business/Entertainment Consultant/Host. Give him your budget, he will build you the team around your project and prove it successful!
Eric Zuley -”The Hardest working man in Hollywood” EricZuley.com
CEO/Founder of WTV Networks
CEO/Founder EZ WAY BROADCASTING (Featured Host)
Congressionally Recognized Specializing in web marketing/social media
Vice President of Promotions, New Media for Pearl Records Group/Filmworks
Board Member of Multi-Cultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA)
Brand Ambassador/Spokes Person for Globalcrucible.org
Columnist for Washington Times Ent.
Featured Blog Talk Radio Station Owner (EZ WAY BROADCASTING)
Eric Zuley has helped raise awareness and funding for over 9 different charities.
Corporate Advisory Board Members for Eric Zuley Include: The Co-founder of E! Entertainment Television Larry Namer, who is the Founder and President of Metan Development Group (Chinese Viacom). Jarvee Hutchinson the President of MMPA; President of American Society of Young Musicians, and Director of the Golden Globe Awards & Spirit Awards, Chris Donovan. Kevin Dorsey the President of Pearl Records Group/Filmworks and is the former music director for Michael Jackson.
This recipient of the Robert Novak Award, Eric Zuley began in the entertainment industry 9 years ago. He hit his stride 7 years ago with the advent of Hollywood The EZ Way which began his journey from Hollywood outsider to one of the most watched and copied Hollywood Entertainment Industry Insiders. One of the first to use the new internet platform to advance his and other’s careers on the fringes of the Studio System.
The short list of celebrities doing it THE EZ WAY: Jake Busey, Attorney Gloria Alred, Tiffany Pollard, Kim Lee, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Michael Jai White, Akon, Bai Ling, Ray J, Radio Big Boy, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Power Rangers Super Samurai, Jack Sullivan, Producer Alan Cooksey, Model Vanessa Ray, Tamala Jones, Wes Ramsey, Jarvee Hutchinson, Kris Lamans, Kevin Dorsey, Serena Williams, Mann, Quinton Aaron, Kevin Sorbo, Alfonzo Freeman, Grammy Voting Members, Booker T, Diamond Dallas Page, Aubrey O’Day, Pamela Bach Hasselfhoff and many many more .
Eric Zuley has been Congressionally recognized and has had a award named after him by the Multicultural Motion Picture Association and signed off by the Mayor of Los Angeles and all surrounding council members. This was was named “The EZ Achievement Award” and was given to the Co-Founder of E! Entertainment and president of Metan Development Group in China and Los Angeles Larry Namer.
Musical Artists Include: Corvos, Hell On, Rachael Yamagata, Ludacris ft. Usher & David Guetta, Yung T ft. Maydre, Blueboy, Cory Phillips!
Broadcast # 149
Thursday (11/29) 9am – 10am (PST) & 9pm – 10pm (PST) at www.KLEDLive.com
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Podcast will be available on iTunes. Podomatic and Website!