Michael Eisner


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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George Bodenheimer

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George Bodenheimer on Disney acquiring ABC and the effect on ESPN
04:42

James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks on trying to get Terms of Endearment made
01:23

Marcy Carsey

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Marcy Carsey on Michael Eisner hiring her at ABC even though she was pregnant
00:59

Roy E. Disney

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Roy Disney resigning from the Disney board in 1984 and the change in leadership at the Walt Disney Company
08:32
Roy Disney on the death of Frank Wells
02:50
Roy Disney on the Disney company after Frank Wells' death
02:37
Roy Disney on the attempt to oust Disney's Michael Eisner and the acquisition of Pixar
09:11

Richard Frank

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Richard Frank on the failed Paramount Television Service
05:00
Richard Frank on working with Michael Eisner on the Paramount Television Group and learning how to work with writers
04:14
Richard Frank on making the transition from Paramount to Disney
03:55
Richard Frank on resigning from Disney due to discord
03:44

Chuck Fries

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Chuck Fries on various people he's worked with in his career: Michael Eisner
00:45

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on hiring Michael Eisner at ABC
02:26
Leonard Goldberg on Michael Eisner's responsibilities at ABC
01:22

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on hiring young executives that would become instrumental to the television industry
01:05
Leonard Goldenson on his management style at ABC and managing Michael Eisner
00:30
Leonard Goldenson on a photo with Michael Eisner
01:15

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on discussing foreign investment with Michael Eisner
02:53

Monty Hall

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Monty Hall on Michael Eisner ordering the tear down of the Let's Make a Deal set
02:03

Sid Krofft

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Sid and Marty Krofft on Michael Eisner being a mentor and offering them opportunities
00:31

Marty Krofft

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Sid and Marty Krofft on Michael Eisner being a mentor and offering them opportunities
00:31

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear on Hot L Baltimore and how much Michael Eisner liked it, he never missed a taping
02:28

Garry Marshall

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Garry Marshall on ABC executive Michael Eisner's contribution to the creation of Happy Days
02:58
Garry Marshall on Michael Eisner's suggestion that there be a gang on Happy Days
04:13
Garry Marshall on Michael Eisner's role in the development of Mork & Mindy
07:05

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas W. Moore on the people who worked for him at ABC when he was head of programming, including Michael Eisner and Barry Diller
05:30

Agnes Nixon

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Agnes Nixon on working with ABC's Michael Eisner
00:57

John Rich

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John Rich on Michael Eisner
01:34

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on Michael Eisner
00:24

Sherwood Schwartz

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Sherwood Schwartz on the genesis of The Brady Bunch
15:09

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on working with Michael Eisner at ABC when Silverman first took the job as President of ABC Entertainment in 1975
00:46
Fred Silverman on losing Michael Eisner from ABC and on the difficulty replacing him
02:04

Dean Valentine

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Dean Valentine on working for Disney head Michael Eisner during his time at Touchstone Television, and on the culture at Disney
07:55
Dean Valentine on the Disney/ABC merger, and on the main players including Michael Eisner and Tom Murphy
03:23

Tom Werner

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Tom Werner on lessons learned from Michael Eisner about development
00:30

Henry Winkler

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Henry Winkler on auditioning for Barry Diller and Michael Eisner at ABC
02:00

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