When Cold Pizza finished its run on ESPN2 in 2007, it marked the end of one of the most original sports programs in television history. But it also marked the beginning of a relationship between Ted Nelson—a veteran TV producer associated with the series—and Manhattan Center, the innovative New York City production facility that was part of the show's success.
In the years since 2007, Nelson has founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of USTV Television Management Services; he has an office at Manhattan Center and has made ample use of its state-of-the-art facilities. He has also been instrumental in directing business to Manhattan Center's TV studios.
Most recently, Nelson was a key player in attracting Al Jazeera America to launch its 24/7 news network using Manhattan Center Productions' TV1 studio and its newly renovated newsroom. To read the full press release, click here