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September 18, 2013

Peter Hammond, Writers

Pete Hammond has been nominated for five Emmys, including three consecutive nominations for writing NBC’s Emmy-winning children’s series One to Grow On. He has been a producer for various shows, including Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood and The Martin Short Show. For two years he was a writer and producer on The Arsenio Hall Show.

Hammond's recent television work has also included specials for AMC, including Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film and Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust. Other recent writing assignments outside of television have included his work as awards columnist for Deadline.com, film criticism for Leonard Maltin’s Movie and Video Guide and Maxim magazine. He also co-authored the 2005 book Behind the Silver Screen, a look at residents of the Motion Picture Home as well as the 2012 book, The Heart of Hollywood: 90 Years of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

Additionally, Hammond is a well-known moderator who hosts the KCET Cinema Series each fall and spring at the Television Academy's Goldenson Theatre, as well as numerous industry events such as question and-answer sessions with writers for WGA members.

Pete Hammond has been nominated for five Emmys, including three consecutive nominations for writing NBC’s Emmy-winning children’s series One to Grow On. He has been a producer for various shows, including Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood and The Martin Short Show. For two years he was a writer and producer on The Arsenio Hall Show.

Hammond's recent television work has also included specials for AMC, including Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film and Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust. Other recent writing assignments outside of television have included his work as awards columnist for Deadline.com, film criticism for Leonard Maltin’s Movie and Video Guide and Maxim magazine. He also co-authored the 2005 book Behind the Silver Screen, a look at residents of the Motion Picture Home as well as the 2012 book, The Heart of Hollywood: 90 Years of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

Additionally, Hammond is a well-known moderator who hosts the KCET Cinema Series each fall and spring at the Television Academy's Goldenson Theatre, as well as numerous industry events such as question and-answer sessions with writers for WGA members.

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