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Rivers, Melissa 1968–

Rivers, Melissa 1968–

(Melissa Rosenberg)

PERSONAL

Original name, Melissa Warburg Rosenberg; born January 20, 1968, in New York, NY; daughter of Edgar Rosenberg (a talent manager) and Joan Rivers (a comedian and television talk show personality); married John Endicott (a horse breeder and trainer), December 12, 1998 (divorced, 2003); children: Edgar Cooper. Education: University of Pennsylvania, graduated, 1989. Avocational Interests: Equestrian activities, charity work.

Addresses: Agent— (voice work and commercials) Tim Curtis, William Morris Agency, 1 William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Television host, actress, producer, and writer. Keep Clear Productions, partner. CBS News, Los Angeles, intern, c. 1990; E! Entertainment Television, worked as producer; TV Guide Channel, host of event planning. Volunteer with charities, including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Heal the Bay, Make–a–Wish Foundation, and Suicide Survivors.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Live Academy Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1995.

E!'s Live Countdown to the Academy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 1996.

Judge, The 1997 Miss Teen USA Pageant, CBS, 1997.

Host, Fashion Emergency, E! Entertainment Television, 1997.

Host, The Live Emmy Award Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1997, 1998, 1999.

Host, The Academy Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1997, 1998, 1999.

Host, The 1997 Academy Awards Post–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1997.

Host, World of Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1998, 1999.

Host, The Primetime Emmy Countdown, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Host, The 1998 Live Emmy Award Post–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Host, The 1998 Grammy Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Host, The 1998 Golden Globe Awards Live Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Host, The Golden Globe Awards Live Post–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1998, 1999.

Host, The Golden Globes Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

Host, Live SAG Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Host, Invitation to the Academy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 1998, 1999.

Host, E! Academy Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1998, 1999, 2000.

Host, The Emmy Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1998, 1999, 2000.

Host, Summer Movie Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

E! Academy Award Live Pre–show, '99, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, The End of the World Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, SAG Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, Primetime Emmy Awards Post–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, Live Golden Globe Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, Grammy Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1999, 2000.

Host, Grammy Awards Post–show, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Intimate Portrait: Joan Rivers, Lifetime, 1999.

Celebrity Weddings: In Style, ABC, 1999.

Host, Cannes Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1999, 2000.

Assignment E! with Leeza Gibbons: The Thinning of Hollywood, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, Uncensored Golden Globes Arrivals, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Host, 2000 Golden Globe Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Host, Screen Actors Guild Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Host, Primetime Emmy Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Host, Political Convention Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Joan Rivers: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, The 2001 Academy Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host and narrator, Oh Baby! Melissa's Guide to Pregnancy, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, Grammy Awards Fashion Review 2001, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet with Joan & Melissa Rivers, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2001 SAG Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The … Academy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2001 Primetime Emmy Awards Pre–show, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2001 Grammys, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2002 Golden Globe Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2002 People's Choice Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Host, Fashion Police: 2002 Academy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Host, The 2002 Golden Globe Awards Fashion Police, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Fashion Police Cannes 2002, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Host, Oh Toddler! Surviving the Early Years, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Stars: An Oscar's Party, 2002.

Playboy's 50th anniversary Celebration, Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Host, Live from the Red Carpet: The 2004 Grammy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

TV Guide's Greatest Moments 2004, ABC, 2004.

Reporter, Love Hollywood Style, Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

CMT: 40 Sexiest Videos, Country Music Television, 2004.

CMT: 20 Sexiest Videos of 2005, Country Music Television, 2005.

Host, TV Guide Specials: Building the Hollywood Body, TV Guide Channel, 2005.

Host, Sexy Stars of Reality TV: Where Are They Now?, TV Guide Channel, 2005.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the Golden Globes, TV Guide Channel, 2005.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the Grammys, TV Guide Channel, 2005.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the Academy Awards, TV Guide Channel, 2005, 2006, 2007.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the CMA Awards, TV Guide Channel, 2005.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the Emmys, TV Guide Channel, 2006.

Cohost, Academy Awards Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa, TV Guide Channel, 2006.

Emmy Awards Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa, TV Guide Channel, 2006.

CMT: The Greatest—Sexiest Southern Man, Country Music Television, 2006.

CMT: The Greatest—Sexiest Southern Women, Country Music Television, 2006.

CMT: The Greatest—20 Sexiest Videos of 2006, Country Music Television, 2006.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the Golden Globe Awards, TV Guide Channel, 2007.

Host, Joan & Melissa: Live at the Grammy Awards, TV Guide Channel, 2007.

Golden Globes Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa, 2007.

The Most Annoying Couples We Love to Hate, BBC, 2008.

Oxygen's 25iest: Power Couples, Oxygen Network, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Fashion correspondent, E! News Daily (also known as E! News Live and E! News Live Weekend), E! Entertainment Television, between 1996 and 2004.

Contestant, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!, ABC, 2003.

Voice of Evil Princess Erma Plotz, Dave the Barbarian (animated; also known as Disney's "Dave the Barbarian"), The Disney Channel, 2003–2004.

Correspondent, The 411, TV Guide Channel, 2006.

Reporter for CBS This Morning, CBS; contributor to Hangin' with MTV, MTV.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Herself, Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story, NBC, 1994.

First female reporter, Men in White (also known as National Lampoon's "Men in White"), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Talk show host, Out for Blood (also known as Vampires: Out for Blood), Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.

Herself, Best Actress, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Herself, Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber (also known as The Social Climber), Oxygen Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The Tenth Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards, NBC, 1994.

Host, The … Golden Hanger Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

The Award Show Awards Show, Trio, 2003.

The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2006.

Host, 10th Annual Prism Awards, FX Network, 2006.

Host, 11th Annual Prism Awards, FX Network, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

I Love the '80s 3–D, VH1, 2005.

I Love the '70s: Volume 2, VH1, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

MacKenzie, "Fame Is Where You Find It," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1991.

Tracey Takes On …, HBO, 1996.

"A Clockwork Florida Orange," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1999.

Herself, "Sugar Momma," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 2001.

Herself, "Truth and Consequences," Providence, NBC, 2002.

Herself, "Not in My Dress You Won't," I'm With Her, ABC, 2004.

Herself, Switched Up, ABC Family Channel, 2004.

Judge, Pet Star, Animal Planet, 2004, 2005.

Herself, "Lagrimas de Oro," The L Word, Showtime, 2005.

Herself, "Valerie Stands Out on the Red Carpet," The Comeback, HBO, 2005.

Host, "Las Vegas and Nip/Tuck Make–overs," TV Candy, 2006.

Herself, "My Roommate Walked, Now He's All Talk," Jury Duty, 2007.

"Mya and Melissa Rivers," Sidewalks Entertainment (also known as Sidewalks and Sidewalks Entertainment Hour), 2007.

Herself, "The Fashion Show," Groomer Has It, Animal Planet, 2008.

Contestant, Celebrity Family Feud, NBC, 2008.

Who Are You Wearing?, The Learning Channel, 2008.

Also appeared in episodes of Glam God with Vivica A. Fox, VH1, and (uncredited) North Shore, Fox.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 1997, 1998.

"Melissa Rivers," Autograph, 2002.

"Joan Rivers," The South Bank Show, ITV, 2002.

Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), syndicated, 2002, 2003.

"Melissa Rivers," Bruce W. Cook: Interviews, 2004.

The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Good Day Live, syndicated, 2004, 2005.

Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2005.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2005, 2007.

Real Time with Bill Maher (also known as Real Time with Bill Maher: Electile Dysfunction '08), HBO, 2006.

In the Mix (also known as In the Cutz), Urban America Channel, 2006.

Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC, 2007.

Television Producer; Specials:

The End of the World Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Political Convention Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

The … Golden Hanger Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2000, 2001.

Golden Globes Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2000, 2001.

E! Academy Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Cannes 2000 Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

2000 Emmy Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

The 2001 Academy Awards Fashion Review, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Oh Baby! Melissa's Guide to Pregnancy, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Grammy Awards Fashion Review 2001, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Film Appearances:

Little girl, Rabbit Test, Avco Embassy, 1978.

(As Melissa Rosenberg) Dianne Abbott, The Big Tease, Warner Bros., 2000.

Herself, First Daughter, Twentieth Century–Fox,, 2004.

Internet Appearances; Episodic:

Tom Green Live!, 2006.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

I Love "Shanghai Surprise!," Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2007.

WRITINGS

Television Specials:

Oh Baby! Melissa's Guide to Pregnancy, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Broadcasting & Cable, February 23, 2004, p. 3.

People Weekly, November 12, 2001, p. 22.

TV Guide, April 6, 2002, pp. 52–54, 57; January 16, 2005, pp. 22–24; March 13, 2006, p. 17.

Electronic:

Melissa Rivers Official Site, http://www.melissarivers.com, September 16, 2008.

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