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Howard Lapides

Date of passing: 
August 01, 2019

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Howard Lapides was an American television producer and talent manager.

Lapides started out in radio at age 16 at WYSL-FM in Buffalo, NY. While attending Emerson College in Boston, he got his start producing and working on-air at area stations. After graduation, Lapides worked for five years with Baton Broadcasting of Canada, doing both programming and on-air work for CKLW in Windsor and CFGO in Ottawa.

Howard Lapides was an American television producer and talent manager.

Lapides started out in radio at age 16 at WYSL-FM in Buffalo, NY. While attending Emerson College in Boston, he got his start producing and working on-air at area stations. After graduation, Lapides worked for five years with Baton Broadcasting of Canada, doing both programming and on-air work for CKLW in Windsor and CFGO in Ottawa.

In television, Lapides was the executive producer of VH1’s Celebrity Rehab franchise, including Celebrity Rehab and Sober House with Dr. Drew (Pinsky). Other executive producer credits include Comedy Central’s The Man Show (created by Adam Carolla and Jimmy Kimmel), and MTV’s Loveline (hosted by Carolla and Pinsky).

Lapides was a consultant on Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers (also created by Carolla and Kimmel), and helped develop MTV's Total Request Live, hosted by Carson Daly.

As a talent manager, Lapides’s clients included Pinsky, Carolla, Daly, Kimmel, MTV host Kennedy, game show host Mark DiCarlo, attorney Christopher Darden, among others.

Lapides died August 1, 2019, in Encino, California. He was 68.

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