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Name  Jerry Foley
Role  Producer
Siblings  James Foley

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Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing - Variety Series
Similar People  David Letterman, Barbara Gaines, Maria Pope, Rob Burnett, Eric Stangel

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Jerry Foley is an American television director and producer formerly with Late Show with David Letterman. He is an executive producer and director of the Live on Letterman concert series. In June 1995, he succeeded Hal Gurnee as Director of the Late Show. Foley was named Supervising Producer in May 2003. He has 9 DGA Award nominations and 21 Emmy nominations—a record for a single person working on a variety series.

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Foley is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Prior to moving to CBS, he spent thirteen years at NBC working in a variety of functions on NBC News Overnight, NBC News at Sunrise, Today (U.S. TV program), Saturday Night Live, Tomorrow (TV series) with Tom Snyder, Late Night with David Letterman, Later (talk show) with Bob Costas, Friday Night Videos, NBC Nightly News, WNBC News 4 New York, Live at Five (WNBC TV series), NFL Live, NBC Game of the Week, and Another World (TV series).

Foley has directed over 3900 hours of late night television. He has worked with film, television, and music talent in numerous single camera comedy segments. He has produced and directed all 72 episodes of Live on Letterman including concerts with The Black Keys, The Killers, Adele, Phoenix (band), Taylor Swift, and Tim McGraw. Foley has produced and directed over 40 Broadway performances for The Late Show including Wicked, Pippin, The Adams Family, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hair, Young Frankenstein, and Cinderella. He is also the Executive Producer and Director of CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights and The Beatles 50 Years Later: How CBS is Remembering the Fab Four. Jerry Foley has directed episodes of ABC's "The View" and Broadway segments for "Good Morning America". He was the Producer and Director of the "America Salutes You" Benefit Concert In August 2016 Foley was named Artistic Director of the North Fork TV Festival.Jerry Foley directed the NBC primetime special "Tony Bennett 90:The Best Is Yet To Come". He is the brother of film director James Foley.

Primetime Emmy Nominations

  • 2013, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2012, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2011, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2010, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2009, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2009, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2008, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2007, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2006, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2005, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2005, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2004, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2004, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2003, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2003, Nominated for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman (Producer)
  • 2002, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2001, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 2000, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 1996, Nominated for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 1995, Nominated for Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • 1994, Nominated for Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Series for The Late Show with David Letterman
  • DGA Award Nominations

  • 2007, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 2005, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 2004, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 2002, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 2001, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 2000, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 1999, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • 1998, Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Musical Variety Program
  • References

    Jerry Foley Wikipedia


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