In his two-and-a-half-hour interview, Walter C. Miller (1926-2020) talks about his early life, and his first television directing job, on NBC’s Sing Along with Mitch. He describes his experiences directing live television, including witnessing several bloopers, and directing The Bell Telephone Hour. He recounts being hired by Barbra Streisand to direct her 1967 special The Belle of 14th Street, and going on to direct several other variety specials for performers including Debbie Reynolds, Anne Bancroft, and Doug Henning. Miller details his long association as the director of the Grammy Awards, including working with artists, the technical challenges, and memorable moments. He discusses directing several other awards shows over the years, including the Country Music Awards, Tony Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and the Latin Grammy Awards. He concludes by speaking of career achievements and regrets, and advice he has given to his children about directing for television. Sally Jenkins conducted the interview on April 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA.