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Pierre Lescure
Pierre Lescure
(born July 2, 1945), is a French journalist and television executive. He is best known for having founded the French TV music show Les Enfants du rock broadcast on public television from 1981 to 1988 and for having led the French Canal+
channel from its creation in 1984 to 2002. Biography[edit] He is the son of François Lescure, French Resistance member and journalist for the French communist daily newspaper L'Humanité, and the grandson of Pierre de Lescure, founder of the publishing house Les Éditions de Minuit. He grew up in Choisy-le-Roi. He studied journalism at the Centre de formation des journalistes de Paris. He started his career at the radio station RTL, where he was reporter and news anchor from 1965 to 1968, and moved to RMC from 1968 to 1972.[1] He started working in television as a news anchor of the evening news program of the French public network Antenne 2. In 1981, he created the TV music show Les Enfants du rock. He supported the candidacy of François Hollande
François Hollande
during the French presidential election, 2012,[2] and has led a mission about Culture and Media in his government. He became president of the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
in 2014.[3] Filmography[edit]

2008 : Musée haut, musée bas, directed by Jean-Michel Ribes


^ Roche, François. "Lescure : « Au début de Canal +, nous faisions rire le Tout-Paris »", L'Expansion, December 17th, 1998 ^ "De nombreuses personnalités apportent leur soutien à François Hollande : la preuve en vidéos !", Socialist Party website, May 1st, 2012. ^ Pierre Lescure
Pierre Lescure
officiellement à la tête du Festival de Cannes, Le Monde, 14 January 2014

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International Emmy Founders Award

Jim Henson
Jim Henson
(1980) Shaun Sutton / Roone Arledge (1981) Michael Landon
Michael Landon
(1982) Herbert Brodkin (1983) David L. Wolper (1984) David Attenborough
David Attenborough
(1985) Donald L. Taffner (1986) Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
(1987) Goar Mestre (1988) Paul Fox (1989) Joan Ganz Cooney
Joan Ganz Cooney
(1990) Adrian Cowell (1991) Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
(1992) Richard Dunn (1993) Film on Four (1994) Don Hewitt
Don Hewitt
(1995) Reg Grundy
Reg Grundy
(1996) Jac Venza
Jac Venza
(1997) Robert Halmi Sr. (1998) Hisashi Hieda
Hisashi Hieda
(1999) John Hendricks (2000) Pierre Lescure
Pierre Lescure
(2001) Howard Stringer
Howard Stringer
(2002) HBO
(2003) MTV International
MTV International
(2004) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(2005) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(2006) Al Gore
Al Gore
(2007) Dick Wolf
Dick Wolf
(2008) David Frost
David Frost
(2009) Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell
(2010) Nigel Lythgoe
Nigel Lythgoe
(2011) Ryan Murphy / Norman Lear
Norman Lear
/ Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(2012) J. J. Abrams
J. J. Abrams
(2013) Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
(2014) Julian Fellowes
Julian Fellowes
(2015) Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes

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