Bill Cosby


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Debbie Allen

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Debbie Allen on being hired by Bill Cosby to produce and direct A Different World
03:37
Debbie Allen on working with Bill Cosby behind-the-scenes on A Different World
07:48

Larry Auerbach

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Larry Auerbach on packaging The Cosby Show
05:32

Anne Beatts

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Anne Beatts on the difficulties she had on A Different World, and the series concept change
02:47

James Burrows

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James Burrows on Les and Glen Charles wanting a black bartender for "Sam Malone" on Cheers
00:49

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on directing Bill Cosby and Robert Culp on I Spy
00:32

Diahann Carroll

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Diahann Carroll on Bill Cosby
00:29

Marcy Carsey

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Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on developing their first big hit, The Cosby Show
03:37
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on Bill Cosby's conditions for agreeing to do The Cosby Show
01:07
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on The Cosby Show's long tapings
01:14
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on telling Bill Cosby The Cosby Show was the number one show on television
00:35
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on their day-to-day duties as Executive Producers of The Cosby Show
02:26
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on the end of The Cosby Show run; on working with Bill Cosby
02:29
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on what makes a successful producer
02:47

Gilbert Cates

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Gilbert Cates on the TV movie All My Friends on Shore with Bill Cosby
01:34

Dick Clark

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Dick Clark on doing stand-up comedy in Las Vegas
02:02

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on contributing to The Electric Company
00:58
Joan Ganz Cooney on her reflections on working with Bill Cosby
00:45

Hal Cooper

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Hal Cooper on Allan Sherman insisting Bill Cosby be a guest on The Tonight Show
02:00

Robert Culp

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Robert Culp on the development and production of I Spy
21:49
Robert Culp on his relationship with I Spy co-star Bill Cosby, on I Spy being the first show with black and white characters in equal roles, on the legacy of I Spy, on the later reunion TV movie
19:04

Ruby Dee

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Ruby Dee on guest starring on Cosby in 1996
00:45

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on comedian Bill Cosby
02:00

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on memorable guests on The Tonight Show while he was announcer - Bill Cosby
00:22

Garvin Eddy

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Garvin Eddy on his collaboration with Bill Cosby when he was a Production Designer on The Cosby Show

Kevin Eubanks

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Kevin Eubanks on arranging music for Bill Cosby
01:07

Mike Fenton

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Mike Fenton on working with Robert Culp and Bill Cosby on I Spy
01:48

Bob Finkel

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Bob Finkel on working with Bill Cosby 
02:22
Bob Finkel on a picture of Bill Cosby at The People's Choice Awards
01:14

Earle Hagen

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Composer Earle Hagen on NBC initially not approving Bill Cosby to co-star in I Spy because it feared repercussions from Southern affiliates
02:02

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on working on the CBS special Aesop's Fables with Bill Cosby
00:35

Winifred Hervey

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Winifred Hervey on the dynamic between the actors and director Jay Sandrich on The Cosby Show
02:16
Winifred Hervey on Bill Cosby's involvement with scripts on The Cosby Show
02:12
Winifred Hervey on Bill Cosby wanting The Cosby Show storylines to have educational value
01:12

Allison Janney

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Allison Janney on meeting Bill Cosby and her appearance on The Cosby Show
00:51

Quincy Jones

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Quincy Jones on composing the theme and incidental music for The Bill Cosby Show
05:22
Quincy Jones on first working with Bill Cosby
01:01
Quincy Jones on working as musical director on The New Bill Cosby Show
05:36

Larry King

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Larry King on Bill Cosby
01:03

Sheldon Leonard

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Producer Sheldon Leonard on the genesis, production and series ending of I Spy
11:02

William Link

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William Link on The Cosby Mysteries
04:33

Art Linkletter

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Art Linkletter on Bill Cosby and Stu Phelps
01:03

Charles Lisanby

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Charles Lisanby briefly on working with Bill Cosby on Cos
00:17

Warren Littlefield

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Warren Littlefield on The Cosby Show
05:47
Warren Littlefield on The Cosby Show's collaborative team
02:20
Warren Littlefield on NBC's relationship with Bill Cosby
01:41

Garry Marshall

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Garry Marshall on network censorship of a script ("No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise") where Bill Cosby's I Spy character was to shoot a white criminal 
02:04

John A. Martinelli

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John Martinelli on editing The Bill Cosby Show
05:22

Leslie Moonves

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Leslie Moonves on making the deal to bring a new Bill Cosby show to CBS
01:37

Rita Moreno

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Rita Moreno on joining the cast of The Electric Company
01:53

Frederick S. Pierce

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Frederick S. Pierce on spin-offs and working with Carsey Werner
04:26

Phylicia Rashad

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Phylicia Rashad on her frequent co-star Bill Cosby
01:19
Phylicia Rashad on Bill Cosby's spontaneity and how he and more-structured director Jay Sandrich had to find a middle ground on The Cosby Show
01:44
Phylicia Rashad on Bill Cosby's sensibilities regarding the writing and character portrayals on The Cosby Show
03:09
Phylicia Rashad on Bill Cosby's work ethic
00:45
Phylicia Rashad on Bill Cosby's real life relationship with his wife
02:53

Carl Reiner

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Carl Reiner on how his son Rob is responsible for Sheldon Leonard bringing Bill Cosby onto I Spy
00:43

John Rich

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John Rich on working with Bill Cosby on I Spy
00:54

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on publicity for I Spy stars Bill Cosby and Robert Culp
01:01

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on wanting to work with Bill Cosby even when there was no script for the pilot episode
02:25
Jay Sandrich on working with and directing Bill Cosby
01:44
Jay Sandrich on directing Sheldon Leonard and Bill Cosby on an episode of The Cosby Show
02:33
Jay Sandrich on directing Stevie Wonder and Bill Cosby on an episode of The Cosby Show
00:59
Jay Sandrich on working with Bill Cosby on The Cosby Show and where ideas for the show came from
02:00

Ralph Senensky

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Ralph Senensky on directing several episodes of The Bill Cosby Show
02:57

Sam Simon

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Sam Simon on drawing for Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids
05:08

Saul Turteltaub

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Saul Turteltaub on working with Bill Cosby on Cosby
05:15

Malcolm-Jamal Warner

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner on being cast as "Theo Huxtable" on The Cosby Show
05:26
Malcolm-Jamal Warner on working with Bill Cosby on The Cosby Show
06:08
Malcolm-Jamal Warner on shooting the pilot for The Cosby Show
05:07
Malcolm-Jamal Warner on what he believes The Cosby Show  was trying to achieve
01:48
Malcolm-Jamal Warner on "Theo Huxtable's" relationship with "Cliff Huxtable" on The Cosby Show
05:11

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on representing Bill Cosby
02:28
Lou Weiss on representing Bill Cosby
02:28

Tom Werner

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Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on The Cosby Show's long tapings
01:14
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on developing their first big hit, The Cosby Show
03:37
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on Bill Cosby's conditions for agreeing to do The Cosby Show
01:07
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on telling Bill Cosby The Cosby Show was the number one show on television
00:35
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on their day-to-day duties as Executive Producers of The Cosby Show
02:26
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on the end of The Cosby Show  run; on working with Bill Cosby
02:29
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner on what makes a successful producer
02:47

Joseph M. Wilcots

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Joseph M. Wilcots on working with Bill Cosby
03:06

Terence Winter

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Terence Winter on writing for The Cosby Mysteries
00:55

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