Michael Dann


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Bernie Brillstein

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Manager Bernie Brillstein on selling Hee-Haw
01:46

James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks on dealing with CBS executives during the development of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
05:41

Carol Burnett

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Carol Burnett on the genesis of The Carol Burnett Show
02:41

Allan Burns

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Allan Burns on running the story idea of "Mary Richards" being divorced on The Mary Tyler Moore Show by CBS (response - American audiences won't tolerate 4 things on TV: people from New York, divorce, Jews, and mustaches)
07:49
Allan Burns on CBS executives not loving The Mary Tyler Moore Show and disagreements within the network
02:26

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on Mike Dann leaving CBS to become an executive at The Children's Television Workshop
00:24
Joan Ganz Cooney on Mike Dann helping to find an Executive Producer for The Children's Television Workshop
01:52
Joan Ganz Cooney on Mike Dann's involvement with The Children's Television Workshop
00:29
Joan Ganz Cooney on Mike Dann's early assistance with The Children's Television Workshop
06:40

Richard Dawson

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Richard Dawson on Michael Dann wanting Dawson to change his character's accent on Hogan's Heroes
05:20

Bob Finkel

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Bob Finkel on Michael Dann
00:34

William Froug

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William Froug on being offered the job of Vice President of Programming at CBS, Jim Aubrey getting fired, and Mike Dann coming in
03:14

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on Mike Dann wanting to hire him at CBS
01:59

Paul Henning

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Paul Henning on his thoughts on people with whom he's worked - Michael Dann
00:10

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on CBS programmer Michael Dann being his mentor
04:52

Bob Markell

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Bob Markell on working with Michael Dann
00:45

Lloyd Morrisett

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Lloyd Morrisett on Michael Dann's interest in Sesame Street and suggesting producers for the show
02:05

Thomas Murphy

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Thomas Murphy on Mike Dann
00:42

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on Michael Dann
00:14

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on Mike Dann's career at NBC and CBS, on his influence over the move from single program sponsorship to selling parts of programs on a participating basis, and on his role in Silverman's career
02:33

Dick Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their dealings with CBS, their firing, and their thoughts about the larger political issues which may have contributed to the demise of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
17:37
Tom and Dick Smothers on the variety show genre and  working with CBS executives on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
04:03

Tom Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their dealings with CBS, their firing, and their thoughts about the larger political issues which may have contributed to the demise of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
17:37
Tom and Dick Smothers on the variety show genre and  working with CBS executives on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
04:03

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on CBS Standards & Practices' work with Norman Lear on All In The Family, (contd.)
05:04

Grant Tinker

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Grant Tinker on paying tribute to Mort Werner
02:33
Grant Tinker on Mike Dann's reaction to The Mary Tyler Moore Show
02:34
Grant Tinker on CBS executive Mike Dann
00:50

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