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Who was the executive producer of I Love Lucy?
The original executive producer of 'I Love Lucy' was Jess Oppenheimer. In 1950, he helped create the program and produced the pilot for the show. He was the executive producer and head writer from the start of the show in 1951 until he left CBS to take an executive position with NBC in 1956. For the sixth season of the show, Desi Arnez, who had been a producer for the show, took the executive producer position.