The Moment with Brian Koppelman
Donny Deutsch: 1/26/16
Jan 26, 2016 · 59 min
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Donny Deutsch is an ad executive turned TV personality and star of USA Network’s Donny! Today, Brian and Donny discuss how he cultivated creativity as the head of Deutsch Inc. (one of NYC’s top ad agencies) and how those skills transferred over to the production of his new sitcom. Plus, Donny reflects on the lessons of his father, the original founder of Deutsch, and why he’s contemplating a run for political office in New York City. 

The first season of Donny! is available on USA On Demand and by clicking here.

Topics mentioned:

Deutsch Inc.

The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch



Mad Men

Often Wrong, Never in Doubt by Donny Deutsch and Peter Knobler

Sarah Palin’s Donald Trump endorsement speech

Morning Joe

Death of Freddie Gray

The Polo Bar NYC

Sirius XM Stars: Dialing Donny

The Sopranos

The Larry Sanders Show

Curb Your Enthusiam

The Godfather

People mentioned:

Donny Deutsch

Harvey Weinstein

Tim Ferriss

Harrison Ford

Dwayne Johnson

Jon Hamm

Rupert Murdoch

Seth Godin

Bill Clinton

Bill Gates

George Stephanopoulos

James Carville

Mandy Grunwald

Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump

William Bratton

Bill de Blasio

David Dinkins

Rudy Giuliani

Michael Bloomberg

Bill Murray

Michael J. Fox

Charlie Rose

Tony Robbins

Angie Day

Garry Shandling

Maggie Siff

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Twitter: @BrianKoppelman


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