In his three-hour Archive interview, William Self (1921-2010) discusses his early career acting in movies and his friendship with Spencer Tracy, which led to his television producing career. He talks about producing the series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, The Frank Sinatra Show, and the pilot of The Twlight Zone. He then discusses his brief executive position at CBS and his executive producer position at 20th Century Fox Television. Self talks about his promotions at Fox, eventually rising to President of 20th Century Fox Television and Vice President of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, where he oversaw shows including The Adventures of Dobie Gillis, Batman, Daniel Boone, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Peyton Place, Lost in Space, M*A*S*H, Julia, and Room 222, among others. He concludes by discussing his relationships with various producers and directors and his partnership with actress Glenn Close on the Sarah Plain and Tall movies. Jeff Abraham conducted the interview on March 27, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA.