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Lippin Group CEO Dick Lippin Named To Paley Committee Planning ‘Emmy Rival’

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Dick Lippin, chairman and chief executive of entertainment PR firm The Lippin Group, has been appointed as a co-chair of the newly formed Paley Center for Media Television Awards Planning Committee.

The new committee is rumored to be prepping a rival awards show to the Emmys.

Indeed, Pat Mitchell, president-CEO of the Paley Center for Media, said in a statement, “The formation of this planning committee is to explore the opportunities that we believe exist to create an awards program or franchise of programs.”

Steve Mosko, president of Sony Pictures Television and Tony Vinciquerra, chairman and CEO of the FOX Networks Group join Lippin on the newly formed committee.

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