(May 30, 2001 – Burbank, CA) - Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the box office blockbuster film “Pearl Harbor,” has signed an exclusive two-year production deal with Warner Bros. Television, it was announced today by Peter Roth, President, Warner Bros. Television. Under the new deal Bruckheimer will develop and produce new television projects exclusively for the studio. “Jerry is without question, one of the most successful producers of our time,” said Roth. “We are thrilled that he and his creative team headed by Jonathan Littman have chosen Warner Bros.Television for their new home.” “We are committed to expanding our television development and feel Warner Bros. is the place to be,” said Bruckheimer. “We are looking forward to working with Peter Roth and his talented team of executives.” Bruckheimer’s films have garnered 17 Academy Award nominations. His impressive roster of films includes “Armageddon,” “Enemy of the State,” “Coyote Ugly,” “Con Air,” “Remember the Titans,” “Top Gun,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “Flashdance” and “American Gigolo.” During his illustrious career, Bruckheimer has been honored with the Producers Guild of America’s ‘David O. Selznick Award’ for Lifetime Achievement in motion pictures, The ShoWest International Box Office Achievement Award, two Oscars for Best Song, five Grammys, three Golden Globes, two People’s Choice Awards for Best Picture and an MTV award for Best Picture of the decade. Bruckheimer is an executive producer of the new CBS hit television series “C.S.I.,” which was nominated for a Golden Globe in its freshman season (2000).
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