Bill Aylesworth

Biography: "Bill Aylesworth": is the President and co-founder "Great Scott Presentations, llc" in Malibu, CA. His background includes working in all facets of the entertainment industry. He was born in Southampton, NY and raised in Malibu. The son of legendary television writer/producer John Aylesworth (Hee Haw, Sonny & Cher Show, The Judy Garland Show), and grandson of music icon Ray Eberle (lead vocalist for The Glenn Miller Orchestra) he grew up in a showbiz family. Bill started his career as an actor & musician, fronting many bands and playing or recording with members of Earth Wind & Fire, Bachman Turner Overdrive, The Grass Roots, Tyranny, and many more. He attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and Dick Grove School of Music in Studio City, CA where he graduated with honors. Bill has appeared in numerous film and television programs as an actor including Max Dugan Returns for 20th Century Fox, and Crack: The Big Lie for the Disney Channel.

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"Bill Aylesworth": is the President and co-founder "Great Scott Presentations, llc" in Malibu, CA. His background includes working in all facets of the entertainment industry. He was born in Southampton, NY and raised in Malibu. The son of legendary television writer/producer John Aylesworth (Hee Haw, Sonny & Cher Show, The Judy Garland Show), and grandson of music icon Ray Eberle (lead vocalist for The Glenn Miller Orchestra) he grew up in a showbiz family. Bill started his career as an actor & musician, fronting many bands and playing or recording with members of Earth Wind & Fire, Bachman Turner Overdrive, The Grass Roots, Tyranny, and many more. He attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and Dick Grove School of Music in Studio City, CA where he graduated with honors. Bill has appeared in numerous film and television programs as an actor including Max Dugan Returns for 20th Century Fox, and Crack: The Big Lie for the Disney Channel.

Shifting gears in the late 1980's, Bill took a position at a film distribution and music management company Alive Entertainment. It was there he worked on a team for such luminaries as Alice Cooper, Wes Craven, Luther Vandross and others. Moving on to production Bill took a job at Barris/Guber/Peters Entertainment as a Contestant Coordinator on game shows such as The Newlywed Game and the All New Dating Game. After those shows went off the air, Bill spent two years working at talent/literary agencies (The Gage Group, The Lantz Office).

In 1993 Bill moved to Vancouver, BC Canada (he is a dual-citizen). He was offered the job of Manager, Marketing & Distribution for Western Canada's largest TV & Film production/distribution company; Vidatron Entertainment Group, Inc. It was there he flourished and came to head up no less than three divisions including; (Vidatron Learning Systems-educational/corporate/training media (and) Northern Lights Releasing- feature films & videos) for this publicly traded concern. After Vidatron acquired Image Media, Ltd. Bill was put in charge of Broadcast Sales for the new subsidiary, and distributed hundreds of shows to domestic/international television & ancillary markets (including "The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc." with William Shatner, "Ronnie & Julie" with Teri Garr, "Island of Whales" with Gregory Peck, "Heartsafe" with Martin Sheen).

Bill has also written and produced television programming for the CBC and Knowledge Network in Canada, as well as series for Adelphia Cable in California. He is the creator of the feature length concert video "New Country cs: Live" featuring Canadian country music talent and an appearance by the Charlie Daniels Band.

Bill moved back to Los Angeles in late 1999 and went to work for "TMW Media Group, Inc." as Director of Sales before leaving to start his own distribution company; Dynamic Media 2002. He has also worked at various times for CBS Television and A.C. Nielson.

Bill is currently recording his debut solo album for GREAT SCOTT RECORDS. He is also developing feature films and TV projects.
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