Skip to main content

Netter, Douglas 1921–

NETTER, Douglas 1921–

PERSONAL

Born 1921, in Seattle, WA; children: Kate.

Addresses: Office—Netter Digital Entertainment, 5200 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 280, North Hollywood, CA 91601.

Career: Producer. Netter Digital Entertainment, president and chairman; Todd A. O., general manager, 1955–57; worked at Samuel Goldwyn Productions, 1958–60; formed own company representing producers, 1961–67; worked at Jalem Productions, 1968–69; Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, executive vice president and chief operating officer, 1969–75.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding informational series, 1993, for The Wild West.

CREDITS

Film Work:

Associate producer, The Ambushers, Sony Pictures Releasing, 1967.

Producer, Mr. Ricco, United Artists, 1975.

Coproducer, The Wild Geese, Allied Artists, 1978.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future, 1987.

Babylon 5, syndicated, 1994–1997.

Hypernauts, ABC, 1996.

Crusade, TNT, 1999.

Television Producer; Series:

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future, Channel 5, 2004.

Television Producer; Movies:

(With Jim Byrnes), Louis L'Amour's "The Sacketts" (also known as The Sacketts and The Daybreakers), NBC, 1979.

Roughnecks, syndicated, 1980.

Wild Times, syndicated, 1980.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

Babylon 5: The Gathering, syndicated, 1993.

Siringo, 1994.

Babylon 5: In the Beginning, TNT and syndicated, 1998.

Babylon 5: The River of Souls, TNT, 1998.

Babylon 5: Thirdspace, TNT, 1998.

Television Executive Producer; Pilots:

(With Jim Byrnes), The Buffalo Soldiers, NBC, 1979.

The Cherokee Trail, CBS, 1981.

Babylon 5: A Call to Arms, TNT, 1999.

Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (also known as Legend of the Rangers: Babylon 5), Sci–Fi Channel, 2002.

Television Executive Producer; Specials:

The Wild West, syndicated, 1993.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Dean Martin: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) President Luis Santiago, "Midnight on the Firing Line," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1994.

(Uncredited) President Luis Santiago, "Survivors," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1994.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Netter, Douglas 1921–." Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Sep. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Netter, Douglas 1921–." Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 18, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/netter-douglas-1921

"Netter, Douglas 1921–." Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. . Retrieved September 18, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/netter-douglas-1921

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.