Barry Diller


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks on Barry Diller's optimism 
00:55

Stephen J. Cannell

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Stephen J. Cannell on the genesis of 21 Jump Street  and working with a newly created Fox network
04:39

Andy Cohen

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Andy Cohen on Barry Diller offering him the opportunity to be Vice President of Original Programming at the cable channel, TRIO
02:12

Elinor Donahue

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Elinor Donahue on appearing on The New Adventures of Beans Baxter
00:54

Michael Eisner

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Michael Eisner on meeting who he thought was Leonard Goldberg when getting hired at ABC; it turns out it was really Barry Diller! (he was Goldberg's assistant at the time)
Michael Eisner on working with Barry Diller first at ABC then at Paramount

Ruth Engelhardt

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Ruth Engelhardt on various people she's worked with in her career: Barry Diller
00:23

Richard Frank

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Richard Frank on working with Barry Diller
03:49
Richard Frank on making the transition from Paramount to Disney
03:35

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on hiring Barry Diller and re-vamping the ABC Sunday Night Movie
05:04
Leonard Goldberg on Barry Diller's eulogy at Lew Wasserman's memorial
01:36
Leonard Goldberg on the creation on the made-for-TV movie
10:29
Leonard Goldberg on Barry Diller not wanting Family on ABC, but doing it when Mike Nichols was attached
02:16
Leonard Goldberg on becoming head of television and film programming (President and COO) at 20th Century Fox and working with Barry Diller
04:04
Leonard Goldberg on leaving 20th Century Fox
02:32

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on hiring young executives that would become instrumental to the television industry
01:05
Leonard Goldenson on heading up ABC's movies of the week
01:07

Kay Koplovitz

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Kay Koplovitz on the takeover of USA and ownership of basic cable networks and Edgar Bronfman and Barry Diller's involvement
04:50

John Langley

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John Langley on the process of selling the idea of Cops to FOX development executive Stephen Chao and CEO Barry Diller
03:13
John Langley on the rawness of the Cops pilot that he delivered, and Barry Diller's reaction to it
02:38

William Link

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

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas W. Moore on the people who worked for him at ABC when he was head of programming, including Michael Eisner and Barry Diller
05:30

Jonathan Murray

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Jonathan Murray on Barry Diller liking his documentary series American Families
01:20

Ed O'Neill

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Ed O'Neill on Barry Diller's thoughts on casting choices for Married... with Children
00:47
Ed O'Neill on Barry Diller vetoing a promotional idea for "Dutch"
02:12

Maury Povich

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Maury Povich on leaving A Current Affair and getting Barry Diller's wrath
01:02

Sumner M. Redstone

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Sumner Redstone on how he purchased Viacaom, by fighting Barry Diller and Paramount
01:57
Sumner Redstone on Barry Diller, the "Diller Sizzle," and the Paramount battle
05:33

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on keeping Lorimar afloat by doing movies of the week for Barry Diller at ABC
01:28

Sherwood Schwartz

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Sherwood Schwartz on the genesis of The Brady Bunch
15:09

Richard Shapiro

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Richard and Esther Shapiro on working with Barry Diller at FOX
00:57

Esther Shapiro

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Richard and Esther Shapiro on working with Barry Diller at FOX
00:57

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on Barry Diller
01:57

Sam Simon

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Sam Simon on making The Simpsons a series
03:52

Aaron Spelling

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Aaron Spelling on partnering with Leonard Goldberg for Spelling-Goldberg Productions
00:30
Aaron Spelling on hiring the cast of Charlie's Angels
02:06
Aaron Spelling on producing Beverly, Hills 90210  upon Barry Diller's request to do a high school show
00:48

Marlo Thomas

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Marlo Thomas on Barry Diller acting as her agent
00:50

John Walsh

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John Walsh on America's Most Wanted  expanded format from 30 to 60 minutes
00:30

Henry Winkler

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Henry Winkler on auditioning for Barry Diller and Michael Eisner at ABC
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