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Jerry Foley is best known as the Director and Supervising Producer of The Late Show with David Letterman and Executive Producer/Director of the Live on Letterman concert series. As a network Technical Director, Foley moved from NBC to CBS with David Letterman in 1993. In June of 1995, he succeeded Hal Gurnee as Director of the Late Show. After leaving Late Show for about a month in 2003, Foley returned as Director and was named Supervising Producer. He produced and directed the America Salutes You benefit concert for the Tribune/Sinclair networks in November of 2016. In December of 2016, he directed the NBC prime time special Tony Bennett Celebrates 90-The Best Is Yet To Come. Jerry Foley has also directed episodes of The View and Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC. After directing an off-Broadway presentation of Dorothy Dandridge-Hollywood's Sepia Goddess for The Amas Musical Theater group, Foley directed the ABC series Sundays With Alec Baldwin (fall 2018). Jerry Foley has received thirteen directing Emmy nominations.

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Trivia (3)

Brother of director James Foley.
Interviewed in "Directing For Television: Conversations with American TV Directors", 1999, Scarecrow Press.
Interviewed in "Mastering MutliCamera Techniques: From Preproduction to Editing and Deliverables" Focal Press (2010).

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