Grant Tinker


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Edward Asner

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Ed Asner on the pilot of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
04:07
Ed Asner on people he's worked with in his career - Grant Tinker
09:16

Steven Bochco

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Steven Bochco on Grant Tinker's management style at MTM Enterprises
01:57
Steven Bochco on how MTM Enterprises changed after Grant TInker moved to NBC
02:12
Steven Bochco on NBC head Grant Tinker's role in the development of L.A. Law
05:48

Bernie Brillstein

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Bernie Brillstein on Grant Tinker and MTM
00:34

James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks on meeting Grant Tinker
00:07
James L. Brooks on Grant Tinker pairing him with Allan Burns to develop The Mary Tyler Moore Show
03:08
Show co-creator/writer James L. Brooks on Grant Tinker supporting taping of an episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show that the network was against
14:58
Show co-creator/writer James L. Brooks on boss Grant Tinker - "the father you dreamed of"
06:11
James L. Brooks on difficulties with the "Support Your Local Mother" episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
01:26
James L. Brooks on Grant Tinker's generosity in the development of Taxi
01:25
James L. Brooks on telling Grant Tinker that Taxi was cancelled by ABC, and Tinker offering him a slot on NBC
00:53
James L. Brooks on trying to get Terms of Endearment made
00:28

Allan Burns

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Allan Burns on meeting Grant Tinker and the seed idea for The Mary Tyler Moore Show
13:06
Allan Burns on Grant Tinker helping to cast Ed Asner as "Lou Grant" on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
03:18
Allan Burns on Grant Tinker's support of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
01:10
Allan Burns on defending Lou Grant to CBS, with Grant Tinker
01:04
Allan Burns on the talent Grant Tinker helped foster at MTM
01:13

James Burrows

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James Burrows on geting to know Mary Tyler Moore and Grant Tinker while working on Holly Golightly  
01:54
James Burrows on getting his job on The Mary Tyler Moore Show  
04:18
James Burrows on his first time directing The Mary Tyler Moore Show
10:55
James Burrows on NBC Executives agreeing with his casting choices for Cheers
01:04

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on becoming involved in directing Hill Street Blues
03:06
Robert Butler on network reaction to the gritty style of Hill Street Blues and Grant Tinker protecting the show
01:16

Diahann Carroll

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Diahann Carroll on performing in the feature film Carmen Jones
12:40

Les Charles

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Glen and Les Charles on Grant Tinker creating a wonderful atmosphere at MTM
01:30
Glen and Les Charles on Grant Tinker and how he supported his writers at MTM
01:33

Glen Charles

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Glen and Les Charles on Grant Tinker creating a wonderful atmosphere at MTM
01:30
Glen and Les Charles on Grant Tinker and how he supported his writers at MTM
01:33

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on Grant Tinker encouraging her to join NBC's news division; on her move to NY
00:55

Bob Claver

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Bob Claver on working with Grant Tinker at MTM
01:35

William Daniels

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William Daniels on starring in Buck Henry's Captain Nice, and on his friendship with Grant Tinker
03:14

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on Grant Tinker
00:35

Dick Ebersol

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Dick Ebersol on producing Saturday Night's Main Event
01:09

Norman Felton

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Norman Felton on working with Grant Tinker at MGM
02:21

Bob Finkel

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Bob Finkel on Grant Tinker
00:43

Michael J. Fox

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On being honored to be part of NBC during its 1980's pinnacle with Grant Tinker and Brandon Tartikoff
00:27

James Garner

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James Garner on various people with whom he's worked in his career - Grant Tinker
00:41

Gary David Goldberg

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Gary David Goldberg on arranging for Grant Tinker to write/produce for Lou Grant
01:45
Gary David Goldberg on advice from Grant Tinker that he followed on Family Ties
03:16
Gary David Goldberg on how Grant Tinker's protection of good shows would be a rarity today
02:08

Monty Hall

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Monty Hall on Johnny Carson potentially leaving The Tonight Show
02:41

Valerie Harper

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Valerie Harper on Grant Tinker
03:54

Asaad Kelada

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Asaad Kelada on the support he received from Dave Davis, Valerie Harper and Grant Tinker while working on the show, Rhoda
02:11

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on Grant Tinker and MTM Productions
01:44

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear on the talents of Grant Tinker
00:27

Warren Littlefield

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Warren Littlefield on Cheers becoming a hit series
02:34
Warren Littlefield on Grant Tinker's exit from NBC and Bob Wright's philosophy for NBC
04:33

Gavin MacLeod

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Gavin MacLeod on Grant Tinker
00:59

Will Mackenzie

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Will Mackenzie on learning to direct at MTM Productions and on working with Grant Tinker
01:27

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on offers from Grant Tinker
02:08

Mary Tyler Moore

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Mary Tyler Moore on meeting and falling in love with Grant Tinker during her work on The Dick Van Dyke Show
03:13
Mary Tyler Moore on the formation of MTM
01:56
Mary Tyler Moore on Grant Tinker pairing James L. Brooks and Allan Burns to create The Mary Tyler Moore Show
02:53
Mary Tyler Moore on Grant Tinker's leadership of MTM Productions
01:11

Anne Nelson

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Anne Nelson on working with MTM productions, and Grant Tinker
01:59

Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart on the creation of The Bob Newhart Show
04:30

Bernie Oseransky

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Bernie Oseransky on working with Grant Tinker while he was an executive at MTM and Tinker was at NBC
02:24

Timothy Van Patten

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Timothy Van Patten on The White Shadow writer/producer/director Bruce Paltrow's way with writers
01:05

Bill Persky

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Bill Persky on Grant Tinker

Regis Philbin

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Regis Philbin on Grant Tinker offering him an NBC network morning show (The Regis Philbin Show )
01:41

Carl Reiner

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Carl Reiner on Grant Tinker's enjoyment of The Dick Van Dyke Show and Tinker's relationship with Mary Tyler Moore
03:17

Gene Reynolds

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Gene Reynolds on working with Grant Tinker
01:00

Ted Rich

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Ted Rich on working for Mary Tyler Moore and Grant Tinker at MTM Productions
02:46
Ted Rich on Grant Tinker leaving MTM Productions
01:53

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on working with Grant Tinker at Benton & Bowles advertising agency
01:36
Lee Rich on how Grant Tinker thought he was crazy for starting Lorimar
00:47
Lee Rich on Grant Tinker
00:26

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on working with NBC Executive Grant Tinker
01:24

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on his admiration for Grant Tinker as an executive
02:46
Jay Sandrich on working with Grant Tinker and his respect for him as an executive manager
03:59
Jay Sandrich on calling Grant Tinker, head of NBC, to replace the cameras on The Cosby Show
03:46

Thomas W. Sarnoff

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Thomas W. Sarnoff on fellow NBC executive Grant Tinker
00:52

Herbert S. Schlosser

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Herbert S. Schlosser on meeting Grant Tinker, and on moving from syndication to network to NBC
04:08
Herbert S. Schlosser on Robert E. Kinter and Grant Tinker, and on becoming west coast vice president of programming
11:07

Treva Silverman

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Treva Silverman on working with Grant Tinker on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
01:26

Abby Singer

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Abby Singer on making the transition from Universal to MTM
05:57

Herbert F. Solow

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Herbert F. Solow on how Tinker helped him move into the role of West Coast head of Daytime television for NBC
01:13

Daniel J. Travanti

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Daniel J. Travanti on meeting Steven Bochco and Grant Tinker when he read for Hill Street Blues
08:33

John Walsh

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John Walsh on meeting Grant Tinker and his response to the proposed end credits of Adam - a roll call of missing children and a hotline people can call
02:46

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on Grant Tinker
01:10

Hugh Wilson

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Hugh Wilson on going to work for Armstrong and how he started in television at MTM Productions with Grant Tinker
09:31
Hugh Wilson on pitching WKRP in Cincinnati  to CBS with Grant Tinker
01:42

Ethel Winant

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Ethel Winant on Grant Tinker and Leonard Goldenson
00:37

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