Kerry McCluggage is the owner and president of Craftsman Films. He was Chairman of Paramount Television Group and President of Universal Television for more than ten years each. He was a co-founder of United Paramount Network (UPN).
At the University of Southern California, McCluggage studied broadcasting and film and became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He later gained his MBA at the Harvard Business School, graduating in 1978. He currently serves on the Sigma Chi Foundation Board of Governors.
McCluggage has developed and supervised many television series including: The A-Team, Coach, Deadwood, The Equalizer, Frasier, JAG, Northern Exposure, Law & Order, Miami Vice, Murder She Wrote, Knight Rider and Quantum Leap, Cheers, and Entertainment Tonight. While an executive at Universal Pictures, he also worked on The Breakfast Club, Out of Africa and Cocktail.
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