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Hal was Senior Production Executive for Kingworld Studios, The Martin Short late night talk show. While at Kingworld he also served as Head of West Coast Production for two additional syndicated strips produced by Kingworld, Inside Edition and American Journal. For Titan Sports (WWE) he was Executive Producer of International Television and was responsible for International WrestleMania, all international Pay Per Views and six weekly series produced for over 40 international markets. As Executive Vice President and Head of Development and Production for the Hollywood based production company, NU Pictures, he co-created and guided the development of a number of television and film projects. As Supervising Producer/writer for Playboy Entertainment for three years he created and supervised various series, documentaries, specials, low budget filmed comedy and drama including Playboys Foreign Late Night, 1st in its time slot accross Europe, The History of Striptease and The New Ribald Classics..
Formerly, Hutkoff was Executive in Charge of Production for Mac III Productions and The Hill Eubanks Group where he oversaw the production of game shows and reality programming for the domestic and international markets. He was also Supervising Producer for “Are You Kidding” a comedy special for CBS. For Telapictures he was Coordinating Producer for the syndicated game show “TrumpCard”. For Gaines Entertainment Hal produced the first “Mother/Daughter International Pageant,” mounting both the international theatrical event and the world premiere television special .
For five years Hutkoff served as Vice President and Head of Production for Paramount Television’s Miss Universe division; supervising all aspects of the live theatrical events and live television production of the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA beauty pageants, all prime time specials produced for The CBS Television Network and Procter & Gamble.