Board of Governors
In 1987 Tony Carey started working in television for his mentor, Bernie Brillstein, at Brillstein Grey Entertainment. As head of production for 17 years, he oversaw production of several critically acclaimed series, including NewsRadio, The Larry Sanders Show, Politically Incorrect, Just Shoot Me and Mr. Show. He went on to hold production executive positions at FX and BET networks, where he worked on such shows as It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Damages, The Riches, Dirt and Somebodies. Carey has produced television projects for talent such as Rob Schneider, Dennis Miller, Matthew Broderick, Ashley Tisdale and Christopher-Mintz Plasse. Currently Carey produces the FX series The Partnership, starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence and ABC Family's Young and Hungry, starring Emily Osment. Along with being an instructor and guest lecturing at various cinema schools and university programs, he is an advocate for giving back and produces several charity events, including the Saban Free Clinic annual holiday gala. Carey was the recipient of the clinic's Lenny Somberg Award in 2011.