(October 12, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – Richard Inouye has been named Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, for Telepictures Productions it was announced today by Hilary Estey McLoughlin, President, Telepictures Productions. Inouye will oversee all aspects of Telepictures' finance and administration operations, including production financing and accounting, real estate and human resources. In addition, he will play a major role in managing budgets, forecasts and operational financial reporting and identifying new business opportunities for Telepictures. "Richard will be instrumental in expanding the financial and administrative infrastructure and systems that have allowed Telepictures to see tremendous growth," said Estey McLoughlin. "He will be a key member of our executive team and we are excited to have him bring his years of experience in business development and the financial sector of entertainment to Telepictures." Inouye has been a Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration for Tribune Entertainment Company since 1997. Previously, Inouye served as CFO of Brighton Dialysis Associates and Sandstone Horse Sales, LLC and before that he was VP CFO of Cannon Pictures, Inc. Inouye held a position of VP Controller for Act III Communications and as CFO of Financial Broadcasting Network, Inc. beforehand. Inouye acted as Controller/Business Manager for KTLA Inc. from 1980-1989 and as Financial Analyst for Golden West Broadcasters from 1979-1980. Inouye began his entertainment career working in finance operations as a Senior Auditor for Peat, Marwick Mitchell CPA in 1976. About Telepictures Productions For the 2009-10 season, Telepictures Productions - an industry-leading and Emmy® Award-winning producer of syndicated programming (having garnered 59 Emmys® in 13 years, including Outstanding Talk Show/Talk Show Host for 11 of the last 13 years), is producing eight nationally syndicated strips. The slate includes the seventh season of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," winner of four consecutive Daytime Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Talk Show and four for Outstanding Talk Show Host; the second season of “The Bonnie Hunt Show," a talk-variety show that is a combination of the best of the classic format, heartfelt human-interest stories, and invaluable takeaway that real women can use in their everyday lives; the third season of "TMZ," the half-hour series that brings the TMZ.com brand to television, expanding upon the website's mission as a 24-hour-per day, seven-day-per week entertainment news destination providing a fresh, unfiltered look at celebrities and their real lives; the fifth season of the Emmy® Award-winning "The Tyra Banks Show," a one-hour, daily talk show serving as a young woman's guide to life, hosted by Tyra Banks; the 11th season of the hour-long court series "Judge Mathis"; the 26th season of "The People's Court"; the 16th season of the pop culture newsmagazine "Extra"; the second season of “Judge Jeanine Pirro," a one-hour daily court program, which airs on the Fox Television Stations , featuring Jeanine Pirro, the former Westchester County (N.Y.) District Attorney and county judge, highly respected legal commentator and author, and champion of women's rights. In November 2009, Telepictures will add George Lopez's new late-night talk show, "Lopez Tonight," airing on TBS to its slate. Telepictures is focused on expanding in the broadband and wireless content landscape, launching MomLogic.com, an online destination and cross-platform advertising network created as the ultimate lifestyle and parenting community for women with children. Telepictures has also teamed up with Time Inc.'s Essence Communications on a cross-divisional collaboration to launch Essence.com as the premier online destination for African-American women.
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