Michael B. Seligman has been named supervising producer of the 85th Academy Awards® telecast, marking his 36th year of association with the show, telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
“Michael Seligman is the go-to guy of live television who has shepherded more live events than anyone we know,” said Zadan and Meron. “We feel exceptionally lucky to have him on our team.”
With more than 300 major television events to his credit, Seligman specializes in producing live broadcasts throughout the world. In December, he will again serve as executive producer for NBC’s two-hour live show “The American Giving Awards.”