ATX Award in Television eXcellence: Marcy Carsey
From story editor, to comedy executive, to production mogul, Marcy Carsey has spent more than 35 years shaping the television sitcom, and by extension the television industry. As co-founder of The Carsey-Werner Company, she has produced nearly 2,000 episodes of TV’s most iconic comedies over three decades (including Roseanne, The Cosby Show, A Different World, That 70’s Show, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and more). She has contributed to a shift in the paradigm for independent production companies by constantly owning their content, which has given her company the power to tell the stories they want, and partner with the networks they choose. In this one-on-one conversation, go behind the screen with one of TV’s most influential minds as Carsey reflects on her career, creative legacy, and what it truly means to achieve television excellence.