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Joe Davola

As one of Hollywood's most successful executives, Joe Davola brings his enterprising management style to Tollin/Robbins Productions (TRP), where he has served as President of Television since 1998. During his tenure, Davola has helped establish TRP as one of Hollywood's fastest-growing entertainment providers.

Davola began his career by aiding the creation and development of the MTV Music Channel. He spent seven years there, where he rose to executive producer and head of development. While there, Davola helped mold the network's direction by producing long form and special live events, including The 1988 Video Music Awards, and created and produced their first original program, Remote Control.

Since heading up MTV, Davola has gone on to many other networks to help develop and produce countless shows such as; The 1989 Emmy Awards, The Billboard Awards Show, and the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning series, In Living Color and The Ben Stiller Show. Davola has also been responsible for the development of such hit shows as Singled Out, Road Rules, The Jon Stewart Show, House of Style, The Real World and MTV Sports.

In addition to overseeing the production of Inconceivable, Davola is also in charge of TRP's current slate of television projects, including Smallville, One Tree Hill, What I Like About You, Crumbs, All That and Slamball, which is expected to return as a major national sporting event this summer.

Davola currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

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Selected Filmography

O, Farewell, Honest Soldier
The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune
The First Makeover
For Tonight You're Only Here to Know
You are a Runner and I am My Father's Son
I Would For You
The Desperate Kingdom of Love
All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone
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