Leslie Moonves


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Steven Bochco

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Steven Bochco on CBS' Les Moonves buying and quickly canceling the series Public Morals
00:51

Eric Braeden

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Eric Braeden on considering leaving The Young and the Restless in 2009 and why he stayed
01:46

Kevin Bright

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Kevin Bright on Bright/Kauffman/Crane making a development deal with Warner Bros. and Les Moonves
01:54

Mark Burnett

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Mark Burnett on meeting with Leslie Moonves at CBS to pitch Survivor
06:25
Mark Burnett on the risk Leslie Moonves took in supporting him on Survivor
Mark Burnett on presenting his choices for host of Survivor
02:08

Glenn Gordon Caron

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Glenn Gordon Caron on Les Moonves asking him to return to television and the creation of Now And Again
03:41

Michael Chiklis

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Michael Chiklis on Les Moonves believing in him
00:42

Elise Doganieri

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Elise Doganieri and Bertram Van Munster on working with Les Moonves 

Diane English

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Diane English on Les Moonves wanting her to revamp Ink
05:01

Tom Freston

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Tom Freston on becoming co-President of Viacom with Les Moonves, and Viacom splitting in two
06:16

Brad Garrett

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Brad Garrett on playing Jackie Gleason in the TV movie Gleason
06:21

Sharon Gless

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Sharon Gless on not liking the changes to the "Cagney" character in the Cagney & Lacey TV movies, but still wanting the the show to continue, and her frank disappointment with Moonves, feeling that he "destroyed" the Cagney & Lacey franchise
03:50

Chuck Lorre

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Chuck Lorre on casting Ashton Kutcher on Two and a Half Men: "let's go away from Entourage and towards Mark Zuckerberg ... but gorgeous"
01:50
Chuck Lorre on casting Angus T. Jones on Two and a Half Men
02:03
Chuck Lorre on his relationship with CBS
01:28

Jayne Meadows

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Jayne Meadows on acting in the series High Society
03:50

Bertram Van Munster

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Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster on working with Les Moonves 

Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart on Les Moonves convincing him to return to television with George & Leo
03:26

Jeff Probst

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Jeff Probst on how he came to host Survivor
04:46

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on Leslie Moonves heading Movies of the Week at Lorimar
00:12
Lee Rich on those who wanted his position at Lorimar once he left for MGM
01:49
Lee Rich on Leslie Moonves
00:20

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on Leslie Moonves telling her about Everybody Loves Raymond: "You're the center of it, my dear. There's no show without you" 
00:42

Phil Rosenthal

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Phil Rosenthal on pitching Everybody Loves Raymond to CBS
02:43
Phil Rosenthal on Les Moonves having someone in mind to play the wife on Everybody Loves Raymond
05:55
Phil Rosenthal on the network having doubts about him as a first time show-runner for Everybody Loves Raymond
03:36
Phil Rosenthal on Les Moonves moving Everybody Loves Raymond from Friday to Monday
01:20
Phil Rosenthal on the taping of the series finale of Everybody Loves Raymond
00:35

Brandon Stoddard

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Brandon Stoddard on his stint as President of ABC Entertainment 
06:08

Nina Tassler

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Nina Tassler on her successful interview with Leslie Moonves for a job at Lorimar Television
03:36
Nina Tassler on her first impression of Leslie Moonves
01:39
Nina Tassler on her move to CBS after Leslie Moonves became President of the company
02:13
Nina Tassler on what she has learned from Leslie Moonves
00:57

Jeff Zucker

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Jeff Zucker on the competition between himself and President and CEO of CBS, Leslie Moonves
00:45

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