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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 21 June 1967Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

An Emmy nominated producer, talent and development executive Chuck LaBella has built a reputation for creating and producing original entertainment across the spectrum of television. From foul-mouthed puppets on "The Bronx Bunny" to comedy legends for A&E's "The Kings Of Late Night" his expertise as a veteran entertainment producer has been essential to many productions by bringing key talent to a wide variety of projects.

LaBella has a long list of diverse credits including Talent Producer for four seasons on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" and "Last Comic Standing" as well as Talent Producer for the History Channel's "Top Gear USA." He also serves as a talent consultant for NBC's Alternative Series and Specials department and is Executive in Charge of Talent for the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. Along with developing projects and specials for the Museum of Television & Radio's Paley Center, Chuck continues to consult for Double Z Enterprises, one of Ireland's top entertainment companies and the producers of "The Bronx Bunny" and "Podge & Rodge."

After starting his entertainment career in New York as an NBC intern Chuck became an on air talent producer for Westwood One Radio working with and developing relationships with artists such as Paul McCartney, The Who, Paul Simon and more. From there he became a producer at a start up cable network working for Roger Ailes called America's Talking, which would later become MSNBC. This led to a position as a talent producer for Comedy Central's "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher." When ABC bought the show and moved it to Los Angeles Chuck moved with it and built a reputation for finding guests such as Trace Adkins, Ann Coulter, Arianna Huffington and Christine O'Donnell that would go on to national prominence.

When "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn" launched they hired Chuck to book music guests and performances. Chuck helped provide a platform for new and breaking artists such as the Dixie Chicks and Train. He has gone on to produce a multitude of series and specials for network and cable including "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," "Crank Yankers," "Thank God You're Here," "I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!" and "Who Do You Think You Are?" and many other specials and series.

LaBella has served as the Director of Development for New Wave Entertainment developing new projects for the company's original scripted, unscripted, reality TV, Internet and feature film formats as well as working for True Entertainment/Endemol as a development executive for TV and entertainment projects. Chuck was hired by the global customer experience company iQ as President of its North American business operations and opened its first international office in Los Angeles and consulting on international formats.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Hopton

Spouse (1)

Cynthia LaBella (25 March 2000 - present) (2 children)

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