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Women in Entertainment 2010 - Power 100 List

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    Orly Adelson
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    Orly Adelson
    President, Dick Clark Prods.

    Before she moved to the U.S. more than 25 years ago, Adelson was a lieutenant in the Israeli army, an experience that proved handy in Hollywood. “In the army, exactly like in any company, people have to work together to achieve something,” she says. “You can’t work alone.” That certainly has been the case since the former producer joined DCP in 2008, overseeing the awards-show and specials powerhouse that features the Golden Globes, the American Music Awards and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest among the company’s titles. She also has hit the mark with So You Think You Can Dance, a sweet spot on Fox’s summer schedule. This year, Adelson, a yoga and pilates enthusiast, expanded DCP’s presence in the digital sphere, creating a “360º interactive social experience” online for each of its shows.

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