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The 100 Most Powerful Women In The Entertainment Business

The Hollywood Reporter has undergone the task of naming Hollywood's most influential women in the entertainment industry. And here they are:

1. Stacey Snider, chairman, Universal Pictures

2. Sherry Lansing, chairman and CEO, motion picture group, Paramount Pictures

3. Julia Roberts, actress, head of Shoelace Prods.

4. Gail Berman, president of entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Co.

5. Nancy Tellem, president, CBS Entertainment

6. Michele Anthony, exec. vp, Sony Music Entertainment

7. Nikki Rocco, president, Universal Pictures Distribution

8. Oprah Winfrey, chairman, Harpo Entertainment Group

9. Judy McGrath, president, MTV group

10. Carole Black, president and CEO, Lifetime Entertainment Services
Dawn Tarnofsky-Ostroff, exec. vp entertainment, Lifetime Entertainment Services

11. Dana Walden, president, Twentieth Century Fox Television

12. Hilary Rosen, president and CEO, RIAA

13. Amy Pascal, chairman, Columbia Pictures

14. Mary Parent, co-president, production, Universal Pictures

15. Polly Anthony, president, Epic Records Group

16. Laurie MacDonald, co-head, DreamWorks Pictures

17. Michelle Manning, president, production for motion picture group, Paramount Pictures

18. Nina Jacobson, president, Buena Vista Motion Picture Group

19. Terry Press, head of marketing, DreamWorks

20. Marjorie Scardino, CEO, Pearson PLC

21. Helen Hahn, co-COO, DreamWorks

22. Nancy Josephson, co-president, ICM

23.Anne Sweeney, president, ABC Cable Networks Group, Disney Channel Worldwide
Laurie Younger, exec. vp and CFO, ABC Inc, exec. vp TV distribution, ABC Inc.

24. Sylvia Rhone, chairman and CEO, Elektra Entertainment Group

25. Helen Murphy, exec. vp and CFO, Warner Music Group

26. Ann Daly, head of feature animation, DreamWorks

27. Elizabeth Gabler, president, Fox 2000 Pictures

28. Sarah Timberman, president, Studios USA programming

29. Karey Burke, exec. vp primetime series development, NBC

30. Marcy Carsey, partner and exec. producer, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach
Caryn Mandabach, partner and exec. producer, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach

31. Mindy Herman, president and CEO, E! Networks

32. Shiela Nevins, exec. vp original programming, HBO

33. Carolyn Strauss, senior vp original programming, HBO

34. Shari Redstone, president, National Amusements; chair and CEO, CineBridge Ventures

35. Meryl Poster, co-president, production, Miramax Films

36. Susanne Daniels, CEO, yet-to-be-named Turner production company

37. Julie Weitz, exec. vp original programming, Turner Network Television

38. Janice Marinelli, president, Buena Vista Television
Angela Shapiro, president, ABC Daytime and Buena Vista Prods.

39. Stacey Sher, partner, Jersey Films

40. Karen Kehela, co-chairman, Imagine Films

41. Dawn Taubin, president, domestic marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures

42. Nancy Peretsman, exec. vp and managing director, Allen & Company

43. Madonna, recording artist, singer, actress, co-founder, Maverick Entertainment

44. Kathy Nelson, president of film music, Universal Music Group/Universal Pictures

45. Patricia Wyatt, president, Fox Consumer Products

46. Diane Warren, founder, RealSongs

47. Bernadine Brandis, exec. vp business & legal affairs, Walt Disney Studios

48. Paula Wagner, producer/partner, Cruise/Wagner Prods.

49. Pat Mitchell, president and CEO, PBS

50. Lana Corbi, president and CEO, Crown Media U.S.

51. Bonnie Hammer, president, Sci-Fi Channel

52. Sue Kroll, president of intl. marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures
Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, president, Warner Bros. Pictures Intl. Distribution

53. Kathleen Kennedy, producer and partner, Kennedy/Marshall Company

54. Kathleen Dore, president, Bravo Networks
Kate McEnroe, president, AMC and Women Entertainment Network

55. Jessica Reif Cohen, managing director, securities research and economics, Merril Lynch

56. Robin Russell, senior exec. vp, general manager, Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment

57. J.K. Rowling, author, "Harry Potter" series

58. Martha Stewart, CEO Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

59. Jane Rosenthal, co-founder, Tribeca Prods.

60. Tracey Edmonds, president and CEO, Edmonds Entertainment Group

61. Maureen Smith, president, ABC Family

62. Debra Lee, president and COO, BET Networks

63. Nancy Utley, president of marketing, Fox Searchlight Pictures

64. Drew Barrymore & Nancy Juvonen, co-founders, Flower Films

65. Susan Lyne, exec. vp movies and miniseries, ABC

66. Lauren Shuler Donner, producer and partner, the Donner Company

67.Geraldine Laybourne, chairman and CEO, Oxygen Media

68. Tracey Jacobs, talent agent/partner and co-head of motion picture talent, UTA

69. Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, partner, Revolution Studios

70. Sue Naegle, partner, co-head television dept., UTA

71. Leslie Siebert, partner, Gersh Agency

72. Beth Berke, exec. vp and chief administrative officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

73. Laura Sizkin, producer, Laura Ziskin Prods.

74. Paula Madison Walker, president and general manager, KNBC; senior vp diversity, NBC

75. Gale Ann Hurd, producer

876. Cyma Zarghami, exec. vp./GM, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite

77. Paula Weinstein, producer

78. Lia Vollack, exec. vp music, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group

79. Liz Glotzer, president, Castle Rock Pictures

80. Lucy Fisher, co-head, Red Wagon Entertainment

81. Barbara Walters, co-anchor, ABC's "20/20"; producer, "The View," "Iyanla"

82. Judith McHale, president and COO, Discovery Communications

83. Judy Girard, president, The Food Network

84. Melanie Cook, partner, Bloom, Hergott, Diemer and Cook

85. Denise DiNovi, producer

86. Diane Robina, exec. vp/GM, TNN

87. Debra Martin Chase, producer

88. Pam Wisne, president, David E. Kelley Prods.

89. Marcie Bloom, co-president/co-founder, Sony Pictures Classics

90. Ruth Vitale, co-president, Paramount Classics

91. Julie Silverman Yorn, co-founder and partner, AMG

92. Cathy Shulman, president of production, APG

93. Linda Simensky, senior vp original animation, Cartoon Network

94. Tanya York, president and CEO, York Entertainment

95. Jeanne Newman, partner, Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman & Warren

96. Rae Sanchini, president, Lightstorm Entertainment

97. Dayna Kalins Bochco, president, Steven Bochco Prods.

98. Christine Vachon, partner and co-president, Killer Films

99. Katie Couric, co-anchor, NBC's "Today Show"

100. Deborah Oppenheimer, president, Mohawk Prods.

101. Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, principals, Dualstar Entertainment