TV Movies/Miniseries/Dramatic Specials


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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TV Movies/Miniseries/Dramatic Specials describe programs with a conclusive story-arc and scheduled for a fixed time frame.

Highlights
Leslie Uggams on being cast as "Kizzy" on Roots
04:48
Phylicia Rashad on the television movie A Raisin in the Sun and winning the Tony Award for the stage revival
02:23
Larry Gelbart on the TV movie Barbarians at the Gate, which Ray Stark helped him bring to HBO
01:37
Richard Matheson on the TV movie Trilogy of Terror
01:27
Pat Morita on appearing in the 1976 TV movie Farewell to Manzanar
07:20
Fred Silverman on developing specials, mini-series, and television movies for ABC
01:58
Who talked about this genre

Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on acting with Cloris Leachman in the TV movie Ernie Kovacs, Between the Laughter
03:13

Debbie Allen

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Debbie Allen on the impact of Roots; on being cast as "Nan" in Roots: The Next Generation
02:07
Debbie Allen on working with her sister Phylicia Rashad on Old Settler for PBS Presents
01:41
Debbie Allen on working with her sister Phylicia Rashad on the movie of the week, Polly
00:54

John Amos

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John Amos on playing "Kunta Kinte" on Roots (Part 1)
05:55
John Amos on playing "Kunta Kinte" on Roots (Part 2)
44:34

Janet Ashikaga

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Editor Janet Ashikaga on editing the TV movies of The Incredible Hulk
08:25

Dick Askin

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Dick Askin on selling the made-for-television movie The Burning Bed to advertisers
06:13

Edward Asner

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Ed Asner on acting in the miniseries Roots
02:48
Ed Asner on acting in the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man
05:43

Hank Azaria

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Hank Azaria on playing "Mitch Albom" in Tuesdays with Morrie  co-starring Jack Lemmon 
07:42

Reza Badiyi

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Reza Badiyi on directing the TV movie White Water Rebels
01:13

Bob Banner

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Bob Banner on producing The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
08:06
Bob Banner on producing Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall starring Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett
01:22
Bob Banner on producing A Salute to American Imagination, the Ford Motors seventy-fifth anniversary celebration and on working with Ed Wynn
03:57
Bob Banner on producing My Sweet Charlie on Broadway and later for television starring Patty Duke
03:01
Bob Banner on producing the made-for-television movie Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus starring Charles Bronson 
03:37

Joseph Barbera

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Joseph Barbera on producing the live action The Gathering
03:48

Paris Barclay

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Paris Barclay on directing television movies
02:20

Bonnie Bartlett

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Bonnie Bartlett on playing "Mamie Eisenhower" in Ike: The War Years
01:35
Bonnie Bartlett on appearing in The Deliberate Stranger, Once and Again, Tuesdays with Morrie, and Better Call Saul
09:39

Harve Bennett

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Harve Bennett on producing A Woman Called Golda
13:57

Dick Berg

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Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week Thief 
02:00
Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week Footsteps  starring Richard Crenna
01:43
Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week Firehouse 
00:54
Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week Class of '63
00:28
Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style
00:38
Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case
01:01
Dick Berg on executive producing the miniseries The Word  and Space
06:16
Dick Berg on executive producing the miniseries The Martian Chronicles  and Wallenberg
05:05
Dick Berg on producing the movie-of-the-week A Rumor of War
00:42
Dick Berg on executive producing the made-for-television movies Pronto  and Rated X
01:55

Steven Bochco

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Steven Bochco on Universal Television's approach to the NBC Mystery Movie "wheel" concept
02:57

Haskell Boggs

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Haskell Boggs on acting as director of photography for Where Pigeons Go to Die
04:16
Haskell Boggs on acting as director of photography for Bonanza: The Return
00:52

Ernest Borgnine

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Ernest Borgnine on working with Franco Zeffirelli on the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth"
03:52

Peter Boyle

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Peter Boyle on starring in the TV movie Echoes in the Darkness and The Challenger
01:35

Harvey Bullock

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Harvey Bullock on writing Return to Mayberry
05:00

LeVar Burton

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LeVar Burton on Roots
44:25
LeVar Burton on how Roots raised the bar for TV miniseries
01:33

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on directing television movies-of-the-week and their lack of specificity compared to series television
02:17

Reuben Cannon

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Reuben Cannon on casting Roots: The Next Generations
11:20
Reuben Cannon on casting Winds of War
05:39
Reuben Cannon on casting Amerika 
02:33
Reuben Cannon on casting and co-producing The Women of Brewster Place
08:56

Gilbert Cates

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Gilbert Cates on the TV movie Consenting Adult, for which he was nominated for an Emmy
02:10
Gilbert Cates on the TV movie Absolute Strangers
03:49

Richard Chamberlain

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Richard Chamberlain on his work in miniseries
48:37

Marge Champion

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Marge Champion on choreographing Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
03:36
Marge Champion on her various activities after her split with Gower Champion including choreographing Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
02:07

Roy Christopher

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Roy Christopher on doing production design for The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond, and on working with director Delbert Mann
02:34
Roy Christopher on doing production design for the 1978 made-for-television movie Fame
01:46
Roy Christopher on doing production design for All the Way Home
03:09

Dick Clark

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Dick Clark on producing the TV Movie, "The Woman Who Willed a Miracle"
02:21

Robert Conrad

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Robert Conrad on his character "Pasquinel" on Centennial
02:45

Barbara Corday

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Barbara Corday on Executive Producing the made-for-television movie I Dream of Jeannie... 15 Years Later
02:48

Alexander Courage

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Alexander Courage on Jerry Goldsmith bringing him on to orchestrate the miniseries QBVII 
04:17

Douglas S. Cramer

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Douglas S. Cramer on developing QB VII
11:56

Richard Crenna

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Richard Crenna on starring in the made-for-television movie Thief with Angie Dickinson
04:13
Richard Crenna on starring in the made-for-television movie Footsteps
01:54
Richard Crenna on starring in a television remake of Double Indemnity
00:39
Richard Crenna on appearing in Nightmare with Patty Duke
01:46
Richard Crenna on appearing in Shootout in a One Dog Town
01:31
Richard Crenna on appearing in Honky Tonk
00:44
Richard Crenna on appearing in Double Solitaire
01:13
Richard Crenna on appearing in A Girl Named Sooner, directed by Delbert Mann
00:44
Richard Crenna on appearing in the "Frank Janek" series of made-for-television movies
02:46

Hume Cronyn

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Hume Cronyn on appearing in Moon and Sixpence  with Jessica Tandy and Laurence Olivier
03:08
Hume Cronyn on appearing in the made-for-television movie The Gin Game  with Jessica Tandy
08:05

Judy Crown

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Judy Crown on being a hair stylist for The Day After
06:17
Judy Crown on doing hair for Geppetto starring Drew Carey
01:22
Judy Crown on styling hair for Bye Bye Birdie starring Jason Alexander and Vanessa Williams
02:21
Judy Crown on styling hair for The Great Houdini, and on winning an Emmy for it
06:29

Ossie Davis

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Ossie Davis on the impact Roots had: "Roots helped supply America with a truer definition of who black people were than any other work that had come along"
04:23

James Day

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James Day on Woody Allen's Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story
04:12

Ruby Dee

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Ruby Dee on her and husband Ossie Davis' involvement in the development of Roots
07:23

Richard Donner

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Richard Donner on directing the made-for-television movie Sarah T. Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
03:12

David Dortort

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David Dortort on executive producing the miniseries The Chisholms, starring Robert Preston
01:58
David Dortort on working on later Bonanza made-for-television movies with Ben Johnson and Lorne Greene appearing in one of them
04:08

Charles Dubin

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Charles S. Dubin on directing The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, The Virginian, The Meanest Man in the West, Tarzan, and The Big Valley
03:34
Charles S. Dubin on directing Cinderella, starring Leslie Ann Warren
02:00
Charles S. Dubin on directing Roots: The Next Generations, and on working with Henry Fonda on that show
05:18
Charles S. Dubin on directing The Masterpiece of Murder starring Bob Hope
01:51

Patty Duke

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Patty Duke on playing "Anne Sullivan" in the TV movie of The Miracle Worker opposite Melissa Gilbert as "Helen Keller"
04:39

Hector Elizondo

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Hector Elizondo on starring in the 1992 made-for-television movie Burden of Proof
03:01

Nanette Fabray

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Nanette Fabray on appearing in Happy Anniversary & Goodbye with Lucille Ball
01:40
Nanette Fabray on appearing with Fred Astaire in The Man in the Santa Claus Suit, and on working with him in the feature "The Band Wagon"
01:44

Mike Fenton

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Mike Fenton on casting Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture
01:13
Mike Fenton on casting Louisiana  
00:49
Mike Fenton on casting Dinotopia and other mini-series or made-for-television movies
07:30
Mike Fenton on casting Friendly Fire with Carol Burnett 
03:13
Mike Fenton on casting Out on a Limb with Shirley MacLaine
00:43

John Forsythe

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John Forsythe on starring in See How They Run, the first made-for-television movie
01:25
John Forsythe on starring in the made-for-television movie "A Bell for Adano"  for Hallmark Hall of Fame
01:22
John Forsythe on playing "Blake Carrington" on Dynasty
05:56

Eddie Foy, III

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Eddie Foy III on casting Fireball Forward
01:47
Eddie Foy III on casting City Beneath the Sea
02:40
Eddie Foy III on casting Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
04:41
Eddie Foy III on casting Friendly Fire
02:19
Eddie Foy III on casting The Man in the Santa Claus Suit
01:34

John Frankenheimer

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John Frankenheimer on directing Gary Sinise in George Wallace
02:59

Gerald Fried

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Gerald Fried composing for made-for-TV movies, including The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd and The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel
04:14

Chuck Fries

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Chuck Fries on producing QB VII, the first miniseries
05:02
Chuck Fries on producing the miniseries The Word written by Dick Berg
03:00
Chuck Fries on producing the made-for-television movie A Rumor of War
01:12
Chuck Fries on producing A Rumor of War
08:31
Chuck Fries on producing The Martian Chronicles
09:35
Chuck Fries on producing The Queen of Mean starring Lloyd Bridges and Suzanne Pleshette
06:13

Michael Fuchs

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Michael Fuchs on developing the made-for-television movies Stalin and Sakharov for HBO
01:17

James Garner

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James Garner on Heartsounds and the miniseries Space
04:12
James Garner on the made-for-television movie Barbarians at the Gate
03:16

Brad Garrett

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Brad Garrett on playing Jackie Gleason in the TV movie Gleason
05:47

David Gerber

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David Gerber on producing Gibbsville
03:40
David Gerber on producing Beulah Land
07:21
David Gerber on producing The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case
02:14
David Gerber on going to work for MGM and shepherding George Washington
09:11
David Gerber on producing Flight 93 
05:22

Melissa Gilbert

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Melissa Gilbert on working with Patty Duke on The Miracle Worker
06:01
Melissa Gilbert on the TV movie Splendor in the Grass
06:16
Melissa Gilbert on Choices with George C. Scott
03:48

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on hiring Barry Diller and re-vamping the ABC Sunday Night Movie
03:13
Leonard Goldberg on the creation on the made-for-TV movie
10:29
Leonard Goldberg on the creation of the TV movie Brian's Song
13:26
Leonard Goldberg on producing the TV movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, starring John Travolta
04:43
Leonard Goldberg on executive producing the TV movie Something About Amelia
07:16

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on ABC's success with miniseries and movies of the week
02:37
Leonard Goldenson on the decision to air Roots on consecutive nights
01:22

Jerry Goldsmith

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Jerry Goldsmith on composing for various made-for-television movies in the '70s including The Homecoming, the pilot for The Waltons
04:08
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for QB VII
04:49
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for Babe and Pursuit
02:06
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for Contract on Cherry Street
01:00
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for Hollywood Television Theater and Masada
03:34

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on starting the Hallmark Movie Channel
01:24

Robert Halmi, Sr.

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Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing the 1979 television movie My Old Man and financing it directly through advertisers, rather than the networks
06:33
Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing the TV movie Nurse  
01:33
Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing TV movies
29:06
Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing the miniseries Lonesome Dove
03:06
Robert Halmi, Sr. on what makes a great miniseries
01:26
Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing TV movies and miniseries
29:43
Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing TV movies and miniseries
29:04

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on working on the TV version of the TV movie The Homecoming
11:10
Earl Hamner on working on the TV version of Heidi
04:58
Earl Hamner on reuniting for six Waltons reunion TV movies
01:24
Earl Hamner on writing the TV movie The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story
02:43

Martin Hoade

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Martin Hoade on directing the made-for-television movie Duty Bound, about the Vietnam War
04:32

Leslie Hoffman

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Leslie Hoffman on performing stunts for Centennial 
03:37
Leslie Hoffman on doing stunts for The Munsters Revenge 
00:44

Ron Howard

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Ron Howard on financing his own TV movies in the early 1980s, and learning valuable lessons of fiscal responsibility
01:52

Felicity Huffman

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Felicity Huffman on appearing on an ABC Afterschool Special called "Home Run for Love" when she was fifteen
02:06
Felicity Huffman on appearing on the Stephen King miniseries Golden Years, which she considers her first big break
01:49
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy on the TV movie The Water Engine, based on the David Mamet play
01:55
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy on the TV movie A Slight Case of Murder, written by Macy and Steven Schachter
02:12
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy on the Showtime miniseries Out of Order, in which they both appeared
01:41

Roy Huggins

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Roy Huggins on creating the movie of the week concept
07:45

Kim Hunter

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Kim Hunter on the made-for-television movie Skokie
01:46
Kim Hunter on the made-for-television movie Out of the Cold
01:48

Geri Jewell

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Geri Jewell on appearing in the TV movie Two of a Kind
03:00

Lamont Johnson

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Lamont Johnson on breaking the Hollywood Blacklist, and on the blacklist drama Fear on Trial
03:44
Lamont Johnson on directing the groundbreaking gay drama That Certain Summer, starring Martin Sheen and Hal Holbrook
03:53
Lamont Johnson on directing The Execution of Private Slovik
03:21
Lamont Johnson on directing Crisis at Central High
04:24
Lamont Johnson on directing Dr. Kildare, starring Richard Chamberlin, and The Execution of Private Slovik
09:09
Lamont Johnson on directing Unnatural Causes
03:21
Lamont Johnson on directing The Kennedys of Massachusetts
03:25
Lamont Johnson on directing Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase
01:43
Lamont Johnson on directing The Broken Chain
00:51

Russell Johnson

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Russell Johnson on the TV movies of Gilligan's Island
01:39

Quincy Jones

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Quincy Jones on producing Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly
04:37
Quincy Jones on the impact of Roots
01:28

H. Wesley Kenney

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H. Wesley Kenney on directing ABC Afternoon Playbreak: Miss Kline We Love You
09:19

Ernest Kinoy

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Ernest Kinoy on writing the made-for-television movie Crawlspace 
03:05
Ernest Kinoy on writing the made-for-television movie Victory at Entebbe
10:17
Ernest Kinoy on writing Roots and Roots: The Next Generations
23:31
Ernest Kinoy on writing the made-for-television movie Skokie
07:41

Bernie Kopell

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Bernie Kopell on appearing in the 1966 television production of Death of a Salesman with Lee J. Cobb and Mildred Dunnock
02:23

Harvey Korman

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Harvey Korman on the TV Movie Bud and Lou
04:18

Paul LaMastra

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Paul LaMastra on editing the made-for-television movie Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
03:56
Paul LaMastra on editing the made-for-television movie Eleanor and Franklin
09:56
Paul LaMastra on editing the made-for-television movie Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
11:01

Rita Lakin

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Rita Lakin on working with Aaron Spelling, and on writing the television movie Women in Chains
03:48
Rita Lakin on writing Death Takes a Holiday
02:03
Rita Lakin on writing A Summer without Boys, and on working with Hugh Hefner on that show
07:45
Rita Lakin on the television movie Torn Between Two Lovers, and on advancing the cause of more women television writers
01:33

Jack Lemmon

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Jack Lemmon on appearing in the special The Entertainer  
02:30

Barry Levinson

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Barry Levinson on directing the HBO movie You Don't Know Jack
07:17
Barry Levinson on executive producing the HBO movie Phil Spector
01:12
Barry Levinson on the experience of working with HBO on TV movies
05:07

Judith Light

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Judith Light on starring in A Step Toward Tomorrow  with Christopher Reeve
02:49
Judith Light on starring in Men Don't Tell
01:49

William Link

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William Link on writing and producing That Certain Summer
07:55

Barry Livingston

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Barry Livingston on appearing off-Broadway and in the TV movie You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
01:32
Barry Livingston on his role in the TV movie High School U.S.A. . in which former child stars play the teachers to then-current child stars
01:47

Sidney Lumet

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Sidney Lumet on directing the two-part movie for television The Sacco-Vanzetti Story
03:10

William H. Macy

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William H. Macy on the TV movie Door to Door, which he co-wrote and starred in
09:33

Loring Mandel

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Loring Mandel on writing To Confuse the Angel, starring Lee J. Cobb, and I Remember Illinois
03:42
Loring Mandel on writing The Best of Families
10:04
Loring Mandel on writing Benjamin Franklin
02:54
Loring Mandel on writing Lincoln and the American Parade episode "The Case Against Milligan," and on how working for PBS was different from working for networks
03:43
Loring Mandel on writing The Trial of Chaplain Jensen and Breaking Up
04:32
Loring Mandel on writing Conspiracy
07:40

Delbert Mann

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Delbert Mann on returning to directing for television in 1967 with Heidi
04:59
Delbert Mann on directing David Copperfield
04:44

Bob Markell

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Bob Markell on working on Ceremony Of Innocence at PBS
01:09
Bob Markell on working on TV movie, Doctor Cook's Garden for ABC
05:21
Bob Markell on producing two movies of the week for CBS: Murder Once Removed and This Tattered Web
00:37
Bob Maerkell on the movie of the week, Twenty Shades of Pink
00:18
Bob Markell on The Tenth Level
02:25
Bob Markell on You Can't Go Home Again
00:28
Bob Markell on the miniseries, The Dane Curse
02:04
Bob Markell on the miniseries If Tomorrow Comes
00:35

Penny Marshall

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Penny Marshall on appearing in the made-for-television movie Love Thy Neighbor  with John Ritter
02:58

Jerry Mathers

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Jerry Mathers on working on the TV movie Still The Beaver
01:00

Bob McGrath

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Bob McGrath on one of his first jobs in television, working on the Hallmark Hall of Fame
01:50

S. Epatha Merkerson

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S. Epatha Merkerson on appearances in TV movies and projects dealing with social issues; on auditioning
03:54
S. Epatha Merkerson on starring in the HBO movie Lackawanna Blues
04:52
S. Epatha Merkerson on her Lackawanna Blues character "Nanny"and winning an Emmy and Golden Globe for her performance
08:16

Paul Monash

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Paul Monash on producing Stalin
02:37
Paul Monash on producing Kingfish
01:09
Paul Monash on writing and producing George Wallace
04:49

Millie Moore

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Millie Moore on editing the TV movies The Rape of Richard Be ck, To Heal A Nation, and The Tenth Man
10:38

Harry Morgan

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Harry Morgan on Roots
02:09

Tad Mosel

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Tad Mosel on writing The Adams Chronicles 
00:18
Tad Mosel on his work on The Adams Chronicles 
09:57
Tad Mosel on dealing with network censorship on an NBC adaptation of All the Way Home
01:55

Thad Mumford

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Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford on writing the fifth installment of Roots: The Next Generations
06:02

Don Ohlmeyer

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Don Don Ohlmeyer on producing the television movie Special Bulletin on
08:34

Timothy Van Patten

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Timothy Van Patten on his work on the HBO miniseries The Pacific
04:43
Timothy Van Patten on his work on the TNT miniseries Into The West
02:24

Marian Rees

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Marian Rees on producing The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
08:22
Marian Rees on producing Deadman's Curve
01:07
Marian Rees on producing The  Cracker Factory
02:45
Marian Rees on producing Orphan Train
05:22
Marian Rees on producing The Marva Collins Story
07:02
Marian Rees on producing Angel Dusted
04:28
Marian Rees on executive producing Miss All-American Beauty
06:52
Marian Rees on producing "Love Is Never Silent" for Hallmark Hall of Fame
16:28
Marian Rees on executive producing "Love Is Never Silent" for Hallmark Hall of Fame  (Part 2)
07:06
Marian Rees on executive producing Foxfire  starring Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy
03:51
Marian Rees on executive producing "Miss Rose White" for Hallmark Hall of Fame
04:27
Marian Rees on executive producing "The Shell Seekers" for Hallmark Hall of Fame
03:15
Marian Rees on executive producing Between Friends  with Elizabeth Taylor and Carol Burnett (Part 1)
08:11
Marian Rees on working with Elizabeth Taylor and Carol Burnett on Between Friends  (Part 2)
06:29
Marian Rees on executive producing The Gift of Love  starring Andy Griffith 
02:27
Marian Rees on executive producing Is There Life Out There?
04:20
Marian Rees on executive producing When the Vows Break
02:36
Marian Rees on executive producing Ruby Bridges
14:48
Marian Rees on producing Ruby Bridges (Part 2)
13:41

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on the Lorimar production, The Blue Knight
02:55
Lee Rich on the Lorimar production, Sybil
03:56
Lee Rich on the Lorimar production, Helter Skelter, the Charles Manson story
04:34

Rita Riggs

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Rita Riggs on costuming Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
02:35

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on appearing in the television movie Ruby and Oswald
01:31
Doris Roberts on appearing in The Diary of Anne Frank
01:36

Howard Rosenberg

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Howard Rosenberg on made-for-television movies, miniseries and specials
02:02

Meta Rosenberg

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Meta Rosenberg on producing Off the Minnesota Strip co-written with David Chase
05:26

Stanley Rubin

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Stanley Rubin on producing the TV movie Babe
03:38

Thomas Del Ruth

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Thomas Del Ruth on acting as director of photography for Barbarians at the Gate
00:57

Joseph Sargent

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Joseph Sargent on directing Hustling  in Los Angeles
06:19
Joseph Sargent on directing The Marcus Nelson Murders
10:09
Joseph Sargent on directing James Cagney in Terrible Joe Moran
08:54
Joseph Sargent on directing Manions of America
02:48
Joseph Sargent on directing Playing for Time
03:02
Joseph Sargent on working with Elizabeth Taylor on There Must Be a Pony
05:08
Joseph Sargent on directing the miniseries Space
02:16
Joseph Sargent on directing the made-for-television movie Love is Never Silent  for Hallmark Hall of Fame
08:33
Joseph Sargent on directing the made-for-television movie Miss Rose White
02:15
Joseph Sargent on directing Angela Lansbury in The Love She Sought
03:12
Joseph Sargent on directing Abraham  for TNT
05:02
Joseph Sargent on directing Miss Evers' Boys
06:21
Joseph Sargent on directing Warm Springs
03:22

Thomas W. Sarnoff

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Thomas W. Sarnoff on NBC's early dominance of long-form television programming
03:15
Thomas W. Sarnoff on bringing back Bonanza in TV movies featuring the next generation - Bonanza: The Next Generation (1988), Bonanza: The Return (1993) and Bonanza: Under Attack (1995)
07:39

William Schallert

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William Schallert on his work in the Stephen King TV miniseries Bag of Bones
03:31

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on working with Producer Leonard Goldberg on his TV movie Something About Amelia, which dealt with incest
01:52
Alfred Schneider on his pride in his work on The Day After
01:24
Alfred Schneider on allowing nudity to be shown in The Winds of War
00:43
Alfred Schneider on negotiating the depiction of the controversial subject matter of That Certain Summer
01:43
Alfred Schneider on regulating portrayals of violence in Roots versus S.W.A.T. and The Six Million Dollar Man
01:55

John Shaffner

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John Shaffner on art directing the made-for-television movie A Lathe of Heaven and The Cheever Stories
04:06

Esther Shapiro

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Esther Shapiro on getting hired by ABC's Brandon Stoddard to start the miniseries department
05:00
Esther Shapiro on why miniseries worked well for the TV audience of the 1970s
02:13
Esther Shapiro on developing the miniseries Pearl
03:35
Esther Shapiro on developing the miniseries Roots: The Next Generation
02:48
Richard and Esther Shapiro on writing the made-for-TV movie Sarah T.: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
03:38
Richard and Esther Shapiro on writing the made-for-TV movie Minstrel Man
07:04
Richard and Esther Shapiro on writing the made-for-TV movie Intimate Strangers
03:02

Richard Shapiro

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Richard and Esther Shapiro on writing the made-for-TV movie Sarah T.: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
03:38
Richard and Esther Shapiro on writing the made-for-TV movie Minstrel Man
07:04
Richard and Esther Shapiro on writing the made-for-TV movie Intimate Strangers
03:02

William Shatner

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William Shatner on starring in Andersonville
03:23

Sid Sheinberg

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Sid Sheinberg> on Universal Television producing movies-of-the-week starting with The Killers
03:02

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on developing specials, mini-series, and television movies for ABC
01:58

Mark Snow

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Mark Snow on composing for the TV movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
04:04
Mark Snow on composing for the TV movie Something About Amelia
04:08

John Soh

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John Soh on editing Hiroshima
06:13

Aaron Spelling

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Aaron Spelling on producing the HBO movie And the Band Played On
04:03

Dick Stiles

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Dick Stiles on doing art direction for Scarecrow with Jan Scott
03:40
Dick Stiles on doing art direction for Awake and Sing
01:10

Brandon Stoddard

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Brandon Stoddard on developing Rich Man, Poor Man
06:08
Brandon Stoddard on developing the "novel for television" and early made-for-television movies on which he worked
04:06
Brandon Stoddard on developing Roots and Roots: The Next Generations
23:36
Brandon Stoddard on developing The Day After
05:16
Brandon Stoddard on developing The Day After
16:38
Brandon Stoddard on developing Amerika
02:41
Brandon Stoddard on developing The Thorn Birds
04:28
Brandon Stoddard on developing The Winds of War and War and Remembrance 
13:46
Brandon Stoddard on developing Masada
04:25

George Takei

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George Takei on the TV movie The Year of the Dragon  (1975)
04:03

Tony Thomas

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Tony Thomas on producing Brian's Song
03:12

Marlo Thomas

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Marlo Thomas on bringing Free to be... You and Me to television; on the use of satellites; on television's responsibility to children
08:17

Richard Thomas

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Richard Thomas on originating the role of "John-Boy Walton" in the made-for-television movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story
05:02
Richard Thomas on appearing in Roots: The Next Generations
02:55
Richard Thomas on appearing in All Quiet on the Western Front, directed by Delbert Mann and other made-for-television movies and miniseries
25:35

Neil Travis

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Neil Travis on how being on location for Roots helped inform his editing, leading to his Emmy win
01:23

Leslie Uggams

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Leslie Uggams on Roots
30:26
Leslie Uggams on Backstairs at the White House
03:35

Ellen M. Violett

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Ellen M. Violett on adapting Go Ask Alice for television
06:42

Dennis Weaver

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Dennis Weaver on starring in the TV movie Duel
04:40

Joseph M. Wilcots

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Joseph M. Wilcots on doing cinematography for Roots
28:32
Joseph M. Wilcots on doing cinematography for Roots and Roots: The Next Generations
11:09

Cindy Williams

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Cindy Williams on appearing in the made-for-television movie The Stepford Husbands
00:55

David L. Wolper

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David Wolper on why he thinks Roots was right for the time it came out, and its impact
04:10
David Wolper on the origin of Roots and finding out about Alex Haley's book, and the development of the hit miniseries
28:40