Producer/Celebrity Booker, Casting Director and Talent Booker

Great contacts to Celebrities, Publicists, Agents, Managers & Booking Agents

  • Fifteen years experience booking over 3,000 guests ranging from celebrities (stars of film, music, television, sports, comedy, supermodels, etc.) to real people, experts and top authors including many New York Times Best Sellers.
  • Well-developed Database with thousands of contacts to celebrities, show hosts, real people, highly credentialed authors and experts in all areas such as health and fitness, relationships, fashion, self-discovery, alternative medicine, business, sports, finance, cooking, beauty, psychology, interior design, sexuality, parenting, breaking news commentary and more.
  • Ability to persuade “difficult to book” guests and convince their agents, managers and publicists to “land the booking.”
  • Long standing relationships with publicists, managers, agents, celebrities, authors, booking agents, etc.
  • Casting Director for Reality and Nonfiction Television Series.
  • Produced segments and developed story ideas.
  • Active member of The Producers Guild Of America, The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences and The National Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences.
  • Telly Award Winner
  • Experience:

    PBS, Talent Producer/Celebrity Booker
    Projects include: “Breaking Big” (Prime Time Series for PBS and the BBC with features some of the world’s most influential celebrities and innovators), “Third Rail with OZY” (National Prime Time Debate Series), “Take On America” (a dynamic town hall series that travels across the U.S. to confront today’s most pressing issues and features celebrities, politicians, world renowned personalities, etc.), “American Graduate Day” (Seven Hour Live National PBS Special on the importance of Education in the U.S.) and “California Connected” (Emmy Award winning PBS Prime Time News Magazine/Public Affairs TV Series).

    A&E Television Networks, Talent Producer/Celebrity Booker and Casting Director
    TV Series include: “Celebrity Ghost Stories” and “The Haunting Of” (booked over 300 celebrities with ghost and paranormal stories), “60 Days In” (Prime Time A&E Series), “Back To The Blueprint,” a home renovation series for The History Channel (A&E TV Networks), “When Pop Culture Saved America” and “Stars & Idols.”

    OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), Talent Producer
    Talent Producer for “Black Women OWN the Conversation,” a groundbreaking Prime-Time Series which features celebrity guests and thought leaders discussing key issues that matter to them.

    Travel Channel, Talent Producer/Celebrity Booker
    Responsibilities include booking celebrities for the National Prime Time Series “Famous & Afraid” and “Toy Hunter.”

    TV Land Confidential, Talent Producer/Celebrity Booker
    Talent Producer for television series that airs on TV Land Network (85 million households). Booked over 250 celebrities. Produced by BrainStorm, Inc.

    Kitty Bartholomew, You’re Home (HGTV), Coordinating Producer and Casting Director
    Produced by Weller/Grossman Productions, this nationally syndicated television series can be seen on HGTV (Home & Garden Television Network) which has an audience of 80 million households. It also airs in Canada, The Philippines and other areas in Europe. Booked interior designers and homeowners as guests.

    Animal Planet Network (Discovery Networks), Talent Producer
    Talent Producer for the prime-time television series “The A List On Animal Planet.” Responsibilities include booking celebrity commentators for this pop culture series.

    Westwood One Radio Network/Wise Brother MediaCelebrity Booker
    Responsibilities include booking Celebrity Radio Tours for Westwood One Radio Network/Wise Brother Media. Booked hundreds of celebrities.

    OZY Fest, Talent Producer/Celebrity Booker
    Talent Producer for NYC’s hottest summer festival which The New York Times called “TED meets Coachella.” Responsibilities include booking talent for OZY Fest’s all-star lineup. CNBC stated that this celebration of culture and community is “New York’s answer to SXSW.”

    The Montel Williams Show, Celebrity Booker
    Produced by Paramount Pictures Television, this nationally syndicated television series was one of America’s most watched daytime shows. It has been nominated for four Daytime Emmy Awards.

    B. Smith With Style, Celebrity Booker and Segment Producer
    Produced by Hearst Entertainment and True Entertainment (an Endemol Company). Nationally syndicated lifestyle/reality television series seen in over 90% of the United States including many NBC affiliates such as WNBC-TV in New York, KNBC-TV in Los Angeles and WMAQ-TV in Chicago. It also aired on The Discovery Channel, The Food Network and can be seen on TV One Lifestyle & Entertainment Television and in 22 countries worldwide.

    The Learning Channel (Discovery Networks), Casting Director
    Casting Director for “Honey, We’re Killing The Kids,” a prime-time reality television series that demonstrates how to raise healthy children. Produced by BBC Productions USA.

    Sirius Satellite Radio, Talent Executive
    Talent Executive for Lime Radio (Channel 114 on Sirius Satellite Radio.) Responsibilities include booking guests for many live talk shows.

    Small Space, Big Style (HGTV), Casting Director
    This lifestyle/reality television series airs on HGTV (Home & Garden Television Network – 80 million U.S. households). Produced by BrainBox Productions.

    Channel 4, Film4 and More4, Talent Executive
    Talent Executive for Channel 4, the highly respected British television network and it’s sister stations, Film4 and More4. They reach 71% of the viewers in the U.K. Responsibilities include booking guests for Channel 4, Film4 and More4 promos and interstitial programs.

    Famous Homes & Hideaways, Celebrity Booker
    Hosted by noted television personality and journalist Donna Hanover, this nationally syndicated television series is produced by Zone 3 Productions. It airs in over 180 markets in the U.S. and in over twenty countries. It also airs nationally across Canada in two official languages. Famous Homes & Hideaways can be seen on the Fine Living Network.

    HDNet, Talent Producer
    Booked celebrities and pop culture personalities for the weekly entertainment news television series “Naughty But Nice” which aired on Mark Cuban’s HDNet (seen in over 30 million homes). The series is hosted by Rob Shuter.

    The Top Cops Awards, Celebrity Booker
    Produced by SilverSpring Studios (the production company of John Walsh), this awards show honors police officers who are involved in the top ten cases in the country. Hosted by John Walsh, it has been attended by Bill and Hillary Clinton and held at such prestigious venues as The Warner Theater in Washington, DC and City Center in New York City. It has also aired as a one-hour special on America’s Most Wanted on Fox Television.

    There Really Is A Santa Claus (aired on NBC affiliates), Celebrity Booker and Segment Producer.
    Nationally syndicated Christmas television special that aired on many NBC affiliates.

    Documentaries: Producer/Director

    “Reneé Taylor and Joseph Bologna: Still Made For Each Other,” Columbia Pictures Television, Co-Producer and Director. This documentary profiles the lives and careers of Academy Award nominees and Emmy Award winners Reneé Taylor and Joseph Bologna and features interviews with Jane Fonda, Martin Sheen, etc. Footage from this documentary is featured in Reneé Taylor and Joseph Bologna’s Broadway Show “If You Ever Leave Me, I’m Going With You”.

    Paul’s television documentaries have been shown in Los Angeles at The American Film Institute, EZTV Gallery and on KCBS-TV. In New York, his work has been seen on Broadway at The Cort Theatre, The Kitchen, and has aired on PBS.

    Paul Scott Adamo’s documentary “Alice” (on acclaimed Acting Coach and Director Alice Spivak), is part of the permanent collection of The Theater on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library For The Performing Arts At Lincoln Center. His documentary “Vera,” which portrays the life and career of veteran character actress Vera Lockwood, aired on PBS.

    Paul’s documentary “The Enigma Of Mark Kostabi,” which profiles the life of renowned Artist Mark Kostabi (whose work is in over 50 permanent museum collections around the world including, The Museum Of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, etc.), was shown at The Producers Guild Of America Documentary Screening Series and at The Martin Lawrence Gallery.

    Additional Celebrity Booking Experience:

    Produced segments and booked celebrity guests for many national television series including PM Magazine, People Are Talking, Photoplay, Playboy Interviews (an award winning television series that aired on The Playboy Channel) and Star Gardens, produced by Weller/Grossman Productions and hosted by Rob Weller, which aired on HGTV (The Home and Garden Television Network). Work on other television series includes Entertainment Tonight, Fox Television’s Made in New York, WANNA-BEN (Network 10 in Australia and TV3 in New Zealand) and WNYC-TV’s News of New York.

    Worked with L.A.’s Classic Rock Station KLSX-FM as talent booker for the popular morning drive program, The Peter Tilden Show. Produced the number one rated radio program, The John Harper Show, on WFAS-FM in New York.

    SUCCESS Magazine, Talent Executive. Responsibilities include booking Celebrities, Best Selling Authors, and CEOs for this acclaimed national magazine’s Cover and Feature Stories.

    The Seminar Center and The Learning Annex, Program Director and Talent Executive. Responsibilities included creating concepts, booking talent and producing events with some of the most influential personalities of our time, including best selling authors, experts and celebrities.

    In addition to extensive experience in television and radio, Paul conducted interviews for the Barbra Streisand biography, “Her Name Is Barbra,” and coordinated publicity for the re-release of the 20th Century Fox Feature Film “Made For Each Other.” He has appeared several times on Sirius Satellite Radio. Paul was a featured guest on the ABC-TV talk show “Heart Of The Matter” and profiled in the national magazine Single Living. Articles about his work have also been featured in The Los Angeles Times, The Gannett Suburban Newspapers and Women’s News.

    Education:

    Graduated with honors from The School Of Visual Arts College in New York City and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & Video. Received the Rhodes Award For Outstanding Achievement in Film.

  • Celebrities Booked:

    • Denzel Washington
    • Matt Damon
    • Sarah Jessica Parker
    • Scarlett Johansson
    • Clint Eastwood
    • Robert Downey Jr.
    • Jamie Foxx
    • Ben Stiller
    • Alec Baldwin
    • Susan Sarandon
    • Beyoncé
    • Liam Neeson
    • Jimmy Kimmel
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Heidi Klum
    • Michael Douglas
    • Ron Howard
    • Howie Mandel
    • Ryan Murphy
    • Harrison Ford
    • Serena Williams
    • Laura Linney
    • Jason Aldean
    • Kevin Bacon
    • George Lopez
    • Chris Rock
    • Bryan Cranston
    • Josh Duhamel
    • Pitbull
    • Kristen Bell
    • Kelly Ripa
    • Chrissy Metz
    • Dennis Quaid
    • Usher
    • Ryan Seacrest
    • Tim Robbins
    • President Bill Clinton
    • Trevor Noah
    • Bono
    • Blake Shelton
    • Alicia Keys
    • Laverne Cox
    • Steve Harvey
    • Melania Trump
    • Kim Kardashian
    • Black Eyed Peas
    • Tyler Perry
    • Mary J. Blige
    • Michael Strahan
    • Eva Longoria
    • Ice Cube
    • Rose McGowan
    • F. Murray Abraham
    • Danai Gurira
    • Marlee Matlin
    • Patrick Stewart
    • Ray Romano
    • Martin Sheen
    • Terry Bradshaw
    • Vanessa Williams
    • Nathan Fillion
    • Dr. Mehmet Oz
    • Derek Jeter
    • Deepak Chopra
    • Richard Branson
    • Ken Burns
    • Anthony Hopkins
    • Carol Burnett
    • Taye Diggs
    • Lily Tomlin
    • Mark Harmon
    • Mary Tyler Moore
    • Rob Lowe
    • Chris Noth
    • Lee Daniels
    • Criss Angel
    • Jon Voight
    • Jane Lynch
    • Kathy Bates
    • Susan Lucci
    • Shia LaBeouf
    • Mark Burnett
    • Idina Menzel
    • Joel Osteen
    • Louis Gossett Jr.
    • Shirley MacLaine
    • William Shatner
    • Ellen Page
    • Magic Johnson
    • Katie Couric
    • Edie Falco
    • Michael Jackson
    • Chelsea Clinton
    • Steve Martin
    • Sally Field
    • Simone Biles
    • Suze Orman
    • Thomas Haden Church
    • Harry Connick Jr.
    • Ivanka Trump
    • Michael Dell
    • Dolly Parton
    • Billy Ray Cyrus
    • Regis Philbin
    • Steven Seagal
    • Colin Powell
    • Wesley Snipes
    • Patricia Heaton
    • Joan Rivers
    • Denis Leary
    • Henry Winkler
    • Judith Light
    • Patti LaBelle
    • Kristin Chenoweth
    • Kathy Griffin
    • Bret Michaels
    • Ashley Judd
    • Gene Simmons
    • Sarah Ferguson, Duchess Of York
    • Larry King
    • Al Roker
    • Arianna Huffington
    • President Jimmy Carter
    • Betty White
    • Jonathan Groff
    • Iggy Pop
    • Chuck Norris
    • Cedric The Entertainer
    • Mischa Barton
    • Rachel Ray
    • Olivia Newton-John
    • Diahann Carroll
    • Reba McEntire
    • Cheyenne Jackson
    • Bobby Flay
    • Brooke Shields
    • Duncan Sheik
    • George Takei
    • Barbara Corcoran
    • Roseanne
    • Deborah Harry
    • Anthony Robbins
    • George Foreman
    • Naya Rivera
    • John Edward
    • Margaret Cho
    • Donna Karan
    • Richie Sambora
    • Rosie Perez
    • Jack Osbourne
    • Lionel Richie
    • Dan Rather
    • T-Pain
    • Joy Behar
    • Woody Allen
    • Oscar De La Hoya
    • Norman Lear
    • Cheech Marin
    • Vince Neil
    • Danny Glover
    • Julian Lennon
    • Jeff Probst
    • Janeane Garofalo
    • Earth Wind & Fire
    • Tori Spelling
    • Christopher Meloni
    • Lil’ Kim
    • Isaac Mizrahi
    • Meat Loaf
    • Lance Bass
    • Amber Rose
    • will.i.am
    • Robert Herjavec
    • Paul Stanley
    • Kesha
    • Hugh Jackman
    • And Thousands More!