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Marcy Carsey

  • Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts
  • Birthday: November 21

Marcy Carsey is an American television producer.

In 1974, she began working for ABC as a comedy programming executive. During her tenure she developed the sitcoms Happy Days, Mork & Mindy and Soap.

In 1980, she left ABC and in 1982 started Carsey Productions, an independent production company. She was joined in this venture a year later by Tom Werner who had worked with her at ABC.

Together they formed Carsey-Werner Productions, producing the sitcoms The Cosby Show, A Different World, Roseanne, Grace Under Fire, 3rd Rock from the Sun, That '70s Show and others.

Marcy Carsey is an American television producer.

In 1974, she began working for ABC as a comedy programming executive. During her tenure she developed the sitcoms Happy Days, Mork & Mindy and Soap.

In 1980, she left ABC and in 1982 started Carsey Productions, an independent production company. She was joined in this venture a year later by Tom Werner who had worked with her at ABC.

Together they formed Carsey-Werner Productions, producing the sitcoms The Cosby Show, A Different World, Roseanne, Grace Under Fire, 3rd Rock from the Sun, That '70s Show and others.

In 2013, Marcy Carsey made a gift of $20 million to the University of New Hampshire to support the creation of the new Carsey School for Public Policy. This gift is the second largest in the university’s history.

Marcy Carsey was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame along with her production partner Tom Werner in 1996.

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