James L. Brooks


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 - James L. Brooks
09:16

Hank Azaria

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Hank Azaria on working with James L. Brooks on The Simpsons
01:34

Reza Badiyi

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Reza Badiyi on the title sequence of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
00:41

Allan Burns

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Allan Burns on meeting James L. Brooks
01:37
Allan Burns on getting involved with Room 222 with producer Gene Reynolds and writer James L. Brooks
05:03
Allan Burns on working with James L. Brooks on Room 222
02:50
Allan Burns on meeting Grant Tinker and the seed idea for The Mary Tyler Moore Show
13:06
Allan Burns on changing the concept of "Mary Richards" being divorced on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
06:59
Allan Burns on how he and James L. Brooks worked together on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
03:37

James Burrows

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James Burrows on getting hired to direct Taxi
02:13
James Burrows on loving the script for Taxi
02:17
James Burrows on the writers of Taxi
02:10

Glenn Gordon Caron

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Glenn Gordon Caron on James L. Brooks and how he rewrote people on his shows, including Taxi
01:51

Nancy Cartwright

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Nancy Cartwright on Sam Simon and James L. Brooks' involvement with The Simpsons
04:44
Nancy Cartwright on Sam Simon and James L. Brooks not allowing the network to interfere with scripts
01:15

Les Charles

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Glen and Les Charles on working with James L. Brooks on Taxi
01:08
Glen and Les Charles on the energy James L. Brooks brought to the writing room of Taxi
00:34
Glen and Les Charles on the co-creators of Taxi
00:45

Glen Charles

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Glen and Les Charles on working with James L. Brooks on Taxi
01:08
Glen and Les Charles on the energy James L. Brooks brought to the writing room of Taxi
00:34
Glen and Les Charles on the co-creators of Taxi
00:45

Richard Frank

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Richard Frank on overseeing production of Taxi
08:30

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on the development of The Tracey Ullman Show
01:12
Leonard Goldberg on the genesis of The Simpsons and the role James L. Brooks played in getting it made
04:56
Leonard Goldberg on the film "Broadcast News"
02:23
Leonard Goldberg on the film "Big"
00:49

Valerie Harper

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Valerie Harper on auditioning for the role of "Rhoda Morgenstern" on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
02:41
Valerie Harper on James L. Brooks not wanting to use Yiddish in The Mary Tyler Moore Show
01:00
Valerie Harper on interacting with the writers on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
06:33
Valerie Harper on James L. Brooks hiring writer Treva Silverman
01:51

Marilu Henner

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Marilu Henner on having input on "Elaine's" stories on Taxi and working with the producers including James L. Brooks and Ed. Weinberger
04:46

Al Jean

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Al Jean on working with Matt Groening, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon on The Simpsons
04:28

Barry Kemp

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Barry Kemp on working with James L. Brooks, Ed. Weinberger, David Davis and Stan Daniels on Taxi
01:43

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on James L. Brooks
00:19

Mary Tyler Moore

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Mary Tyler Moore on James L. Brooks and Allan Burns creating The Mary Tyler Moore Show
05:31

Gene Reynolds

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Gene Reynolds on James L. Brooks' and Allan Burns' contributions to Lou Grant
02:52

Phil Rosenthal

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Phil Rosenthal on appearing as an actor in the movie Spanglish
03:05

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on working with writers James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, and others on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
04:27
Jay Sandrich on a favorite episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show that presented a difficult writing challenge and how James L. Brooks resolved it
01:40

George Shapiro

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George Shapiro on how Andy Kaufman got the role on Taxi
07:15

Treva Silverman

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Treva Silverman on writing for Room 222 for producer James L. Brooks
07:24
Treva Silverman on meeting James L. Brooks
01:37
Treva Silverman on how she came to write for The Mary Tyler Moore Show for James L. Brooks
06:23
Treva Silverman on working with James L. Brooks on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
06:30

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on the creative team of James L. Brooks and Allan Burns, creators of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and their contributions to comedy and CBS
01:47

Yeardley Smith

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Yeardley Smith on James L. Brooks having demanded that Fox not give The Simpsons any studio/network notes when the show first premiered (which has continued throughout its run)
01:27
Yeardley Smith on getting fired from "Say Anything," which was produced by James L. Brooks
02:14

Marlo Thomas

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Marlo Thomas on James L. Brooks writing an episode of That Girl
01:21

Grant Tinker

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Grant Tinker on the development of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
18:55

Cindy Williams

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Cindy Williams on her first television appearance on Room 222  and working with director James L. Brooks
01:27

Hugh Wilson

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Hugh Wilson on career mentors Jay Tarses, Allan Burns, and James L. Brooks
00:58

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