Wed, 06/13/2007

Archive of American Television Celebrates its 10th

Top Row (L to R): Television Academy COO Alan Perris with Betty White; Bud Yorkin; Loretta Swit; George Shapiro; Marilyn & Monty Hall; Bob Mackie; Doris Roberts.
Middle Row (L to R): Frederick Pierce; Richard & Esther Shapiro; Carl Reiner; Elinor Donahue; Mel Shavelson; Marla Gibbs; Del Reisman.
Bottom Row (L to R): Barbara Eden; Charles Fox and Vic Mizzy; Jack Larson; Rose Marie; Tom Bosley and Marion Ross; Television Academy chairman Dick Askin with Mickey & Jan Rooney. (Photos: Mathew Imaging)

Over 300 interviewees and Archive of American Television supporters attended the June 4th event at Crustacean restaurant in Beverly Hills to celebrate the official 10th anniversary of the Archive. The cocktail reception featured the premiere of the Archive's presentation reel and a few choice remarks by Television Academy chairman Dick Askin who shared the sentiments of everyone at the event when he marveled at the vast amount of television history represented in the room that night.

Among the Archive of American Television interviewees who attended were:
Edie Adams, Ray Aghayan, Army Archerd, Larry Auerbach, Ted Bergmann, Steve Binder, Tom Bosley, Carl Brainard, Dann Cahn, Charles Cappleman, Roy Christopher, Henry Colman, Hal Cooper, Warren Cowan, Dixon Dern, Walter Dishell, Elinor Donahue, Barbara Eden, Ruth Engelhardt, June Foray, Charles Fox, Eddie Foy, Chuck Fries, Betty Garrett, David Gerber, Marla Gibbs, Monty Hall, Florence Henderson, Seaman Jacobs, Joseph Jennings, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Larson, Art Linkletter, Charles Lisanby, Sam Lovullo, A.C. Lyles, Bob Mackie, Ann Marcus, Leslie Martinson, Jayne Meadows Allen, Nolan Miller, Vic Mizzy, Anne Nelson, Alan Neuman, David Newell, Nicholas Noxon, Hugh O'Brian, Marty Pasetta, Frederick Pierce, Carl Reiner, Del Reisman, John Rich, Ted Rich, Rita Riggs, Doris Roberts, Phil Roman, Rose Marie, Marion Ross, Stanley Rubin, Jay Sandrich, Joseph Sargent, Thomas Sarnoff, Bob Schiller, George Schlatter, Esther Shapiro, George Shapiro, Richard Shapiro, Melville Shavelson, Hazel Shermet Rhine, Doris Singleton, Ira Skutch, Gary Smith, John Soh, Lynn Stalmaster, Leonard Stern, Jeremy Stevens, Bob Stewart, Dick Stiles, Loretta Swit, Judge Joseph Wapner, Betty White, Ben Wolf, Bud Yorkin

See additional photos in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences gallery.