Marty Pasetta

Director · Producer · Actor
IVA Star Rating : 36
Martin Allen Pasetta was an American television producer and director, best known for his work on the telecasts for multiple awards shows, including the Oscars, the Grammys, and the AFI Life Achievement Awards. He also directed The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour along with the game shows Wheel of Fortune and Love Connection. read more

Martin Allen Pasetta was an American television producer and director, best known for his work on the telecasts for multiple awards shows, including the Oscars, the Grammys, and the AFI Life Achievement Awards. He also directed The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour along with the game shows Wheel of Fortune and Love Connection. He also produced the game show Catchphrase, which, while short-lived in the US, went on to a long run in the UK, where their adaptation ran from 1986 until 2002 and was revived again in 2013; Pasetta also co-produced a pilot for an American revival in 2006 that didn't sell. He also produced two pilots in 1990; a revival of Name That Tune with Orion Television with Peter Allen as host, and a card game titled Suit Yourself with Jim Peck at the helm. 1992 saw him produce a short-lived primetime game show for CBS called The Hollywood Game, with Bob Goen.

Birth Name

Martin Allen Pasetta

Born

Thursday, 16 June 1932

Died

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Actor Filmography

Korla Self 2015
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Paul Ryan Show Self 1977
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Korla Self 2015
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Paul Ryan Show Self 1977

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1988 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Special Events Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Coverage of Special Events - Individuals Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Coverage of Special Events - Programs Nominated
1974 Emmy Best Directing in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music Nominated
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