Kerry McCluggage is the owner and president of Craftsman Films. He was Chairman of the Paramount Television Group and President of Universal Television for more than ten years each. He was a co-founder of UPN. In partnership with Jeff Sagansky, he acquired Ardustry Home Entertainment in 2005 and became a co-chairman. Ardustry is now known as Allumination Filmworks and is a subsidiary of ContentFilm, a publicly traded UK based firm that McCluggage and Sagansky are investors in. McCluggage serves as a Director on the Board of ContentFilm. Along with Sagansky, McCluggage is also an investor in Peace Arch Entertainment, the producer of The Tudors for Showtime, and Trifecta Entertainment, a new syndication and barter advertising firm.
At the University of Southern California, Kerry studied broadcasting and film and became a member of Sigma Chi. He later gained his MBA at the Harvard Business School, graduating in 1978. He currently serves on the Sigma Chi Foundation Board of Governors.
Kerry McCluggage has developed and supervised many television series including:
- The A-Team
- The Equalizer
- Northern Exposure
- Law & Order
- Miami Vice
- Murder She Wrote
- Knight Rider
- Quantum Leap
While an executive at Universal Pictures, he also worked on the following movies:
- http://www.alluminationfilmworks.com/exec_profiles.cfm Kerry McCluggage... joined Paramount in 1991, where he developed the original plan for UPN and oversaw its successful launch in January 1995.
- Kerry McCluggage