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Happy to report that the first 6 episodes of season one of DEFROST VR SERIES is being featured at The Cannes Film Festival this year.

Special thanks to Sheryl Aronson for doing this wonderful interview with me for The Hollywood 360. The Hollywood 360

I am excited to be composing the music for the reboot of MAD TV on the CW network which premiers Tuesday July 26th at 9 pm after having done its original 14 year run on FOX.  MAD TV REBOOT

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Greg O’Connor – Composer/Songwriter

Greg O’Connor has composed scores for over 30 television series and has written over 1000 – featured songs for TV , films and commercials. He is a Primetime Emmy winner and a four-time Emmy nominee. He has scored projects in every genre including variety, single camera comedy, multi camera comedy, animation, one hour drama, game show, sketch comedy, award show, stand up, reality, hidden camera, documentary, commercials and virtual reality. Greg recently wrote all the opening songs for the ABC summer series Greatest Hits, produced by Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich. He also composed all the music for a reboot of Mad TV on the CW. In the science fiction thriller genre, Greg also recently scored the virtual reality series Defrost, directed by Randal Kleiser, which is one of the first long form dramatic series in this new groundbreaking genre.

He has written 2 Billboard AC Top 20 songs, “The Only One” and “Show Me a Sign”, with collaborator James Pankow for the legendary band Chicago as well as the song ” Here With Me” for the Chicago album “Stone of Sisyphus.” Greg produced 5 songs for the Barry Manilow album “The Greatest Songs of the Eighties” as well as Barry’s hit Christmas single “Christmas is Just Around the Corner.”

Greg was the Composer, songwriter and musical director for all 14 seasons of the hit sketch comedy show MAD TV, David Allen Grier’s comedy series Chocolate News, Jeff Foxworthy’s variety show Blue Collar TV and Bob Einstein’s series Super Dave Spike-Tacular. Additionally, he was the musical director and composer for the ABC reality competition series The Next Best Thing. He also composed the underscore for the hidden camera series The Jamie Kennedy Experiment and the ABC Aaron Spelling cop drama 10 – 8. Early in his career, he wrote the score for the Emmy award winning sketch series The Ben Stiller Show and The Sunday Comics on FOX.

Greg has written and produced many featured songs for films including the faith based film Hoovey, The Sunday Horse, The Greening of Whitney Brown, The Poker House, Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers and the animated Lionsgate movie Foodfight. Greg produced 2 songs for Curb Records artist Kimberley Locke on the Camille soundtrack for Oscar winning producer Al Ruddy. He wrote the theme song for the series Gay Skit Happens with two members of the Grammy winning vocal group Pentatonix. Greg has also scored many radio and web commercials for well-known brands including Starbucks, Sunkist, Gatorade and Applebee’s.

Greg is a graduate of The University of Notre Dame in music composition and theory as well as the graduate program in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television at USC. He began studying music at age six, taking piano lessons at the Bryn Mawr Conservatory of Music in Bryn Mawr PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. Greg also played alto saxophone for eight years. His education included performing in various ensembles, either as a pianist, saxophonist or vocalist, including concert band, jazz band, glee club and various top 40 bands throughout high school and college.

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