Billy Hall

Entertainment Executive

Atlanta, GA

Billy Hall

In a career as a successful entertainment executive, Billy Hall continues to make his mark on the industry by always looking to the future, with an eye on the media’s next innovations, trends, and technological advances. He has been instrumental in developing the successful programming strategies for a variety of networks including Lifetime, TNT, and tbs as well as launching FX, Fox Movie Channel, Fox Family Channel, and BounceTV. Billy was the key programming executive for the launch of Time Warner’s digital platform initiative, “TV Everywhere” for TNT, tbs and truTV. As a content creator, Billy served as executive producer for documentaries such as Building The Perfect Beast —Young Frankenstein 25th Anniversary Special; Making The Connection; Cult Culture: The Poseidon Adventure; Altman On His Own Terms; the reality series Forever Jones; and the sitcom My Crazy Roommate. He also served as the network executive for Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, and Are We There Yet? for tbs. Billy produced the live 30th Anniversary cast-and-crew reunion of the film “MASH” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2000.  At the event, Billy presented director Robert Atman with the prestigious Legacy Award in honor of his contributions to Twentieth Century Fox. While at Fox, Billy was a founding mentor in a corporate program that connects Los Angeles-area youth to executives throughout the company. That year, Billy’s mentoring relationship through the network’s program was featured in an article in the Los Angeles Times. Additionally, during the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict riots, Billy was a critical part of a contingent who conducted a televised town meeting, “Under Scrutiny with Jane Wallace” on FX, held at the First AME Church in Los Angeles. In Atlanta, Billy is a founding member of Turner’s “Black Professionals at Turner,” an affinity group designed to mentor employees, foster networking and collaboration, support outreach to students, and provide Turner with an authentic sounding board surrounding issues of diversity within the company’s culture and its content.