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Larry Namer, is an industry veteran with over 40 years of entertainment experience. He is best known as the founder of E! Entertainment Network. After graduating college, Larry started his career with Manhattan Cable as an underground splicer.

Larry's keen insights were noticed and soon, as the newly appointed vice president, he was put in charge of building the first 61 channel two-way interactive cable system in the U.S.. Named by Forbes as the National model for cable programming.

A few months later Larry and friend Alan Mruvka had the wild idea of building a 24-hour entertainment network. Many didn't see the sense in it until a chance encounter got Larry the initial investment for what would become E! Entertainment.

A few years later E! became the fastest growing network in the world. With broadcasts in over 140 countries and a valuation of nearly 4 billion, Larry had achieved success beyond his dreams.

In time he launched Compspan communications, which launched western entertainment in Russia like never before. Larry brought western shows and musical acts that changed the post soviet Russian TV landscape forever. Larry became a consultant at Microsoft's Interactive TV. He then launched Television.com and became the co-founder of Eurocienma.

In 2009 Larry is brought in as a consultant on media restructuring in China to allow for western advertising standards. There he is offered an opportunity to start the first US/China production company in China. Later that year Larry launches Metan Global Entertainment Group and goes on to be nominated for the best Asian comedy writer award amongst many other accolades.

Nowadays Larry splits his time between China and the US, with Metan launching new shows regularly in the Chinese market. He is passionately producing the feature film 'Empress' written by Oscar winner Ron Bass and set to go into production in 2020.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Nicole Goesseringer Muj

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