Lucy Antek Johnson

Born and raised in New York City, she was an Associate Producer for comedy, variety, and dramatic television specials and series, working with such producers as Harry Belafonte, David Susskind, Alan King, and Martin Charnin. After moving to Los Angeles in 1978, she became VP Programming at NBC, and over the next few years supervised soap operas, game shows, animated, variety, and late night programs, as well as a series of prime time family specials, featuring “He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin,” the Emmy and Academy Award winning special, starring famed dancer Jacques d’Amboise. In the mid-1980’s she formed her own production company, developing and producing movies for television as well as reality-based and animated programs. In 1989 she joined the CBS Television Network and became Senior VP of Daytime/Children’s Programs and Special Projects, responsible for the content, management, and marketing of the soap opera lineup, game and reality shows, new program development, and the Saturday morning kids’ schedule. She left CBS in 2003 and continues to develop and consult on various entertainment projects. She has moved back east and is currently VP Programming, riends of Westport Library, as well as enjoying painting, writing, and home renovations.