Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
1944 – She was born in South Weymouth, Maine, U.S.A. on the 21st of November.
1960 – Carsey began her career in television as a tour guide at NBC, later becoming a story editor for the Tomorrow Entertainment company.
1966 – She attended the University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, B.A. in English Literature.
1974-1978 – She joined ABC as a program executive concentrating on comedy programming, rising, to senior vice president of prime-time series. While at ABC.
– She developed some of the most successful shows of that era including Mork and Mindy, Soap, and Happy Days.
1980-1982 – She left ABC and started Carsey Productions, an independent production company.
– She was joined in this venture a year later by Tom Werner who had worked with her at ABC.
– Carsey and Werner have led the wave of independent production companies that resist affiliation with a major network or distributor.
1995 – Carsey-Werner ventured into the feature film industry by founding Carsey-Werner Moving Pictures.