Duke Phillips is Jay's boss and head of Phillips Broadcasting(formerly Duke Phillips Chicken and Waffles). He runs the network that shows Coming Attractions.He is a billionaire.
He is the boss of Jay Sherman and produces his show Coming Attractions. He wants Jay to have a more popular show and not hate so much since his show is worse than Hitler. He is always trying yo change thing to increase ratings and maximize profits. He is a wealthy man who owns an amusement park called Phillips Land dubbed "The Happiest Place in Jersey" , founded his preschool, runs PNN (Phillips News Network) and a hospital/medical research center.
Doris is attracted to Duke and has steamy fantasy's about him every 30 seconds and this grosses him out because he does not feel that way about her. She helps him manage Jay by making him more lovable and getting more views. He also believes that Jay is gay and is in love with him and wastes no opportunity to belittle him in public about this.
He has a secret love of cats.
Duke is a citizen of the Dutch Antilles.