Robert D. Wood


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Edward Asner

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Ed Asner on people he's worked with in his career - Robert D. Wood
09:16

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

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
04:54

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on the cancellation of The Ed Sullivan Show
01:22

Roy Clark

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Roy Clark on the original, CBS version of Hee Haw being canceled in Robert D. Wood's CBS "rural purge" in 1971
03:02

Louis Dorfsman

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Louis Dorfsman on being Art Director for CBS' ad campaign to save The Waltons with then CBS President Robert Wood
13:39

Jamie Farr

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Jamie Farr on M*A*S*H as CBS' crown jewel
01:55

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on Robert D. Wood, CBS's purge of rural programming in the early 1970s, and dealing with the line of succession of CBS Presidents
02:33

Bob Markell

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Bob Markell on working with Robert D. Wood
00:35

Mary Tyler Moore

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Mary Tyler Moore on CBS executive Robert D. Wood championing The Mary Tyler Moore Show
00:32

John Rich

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John Rich on CBS President Robert D. Wood
01:52

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on CBS-TV President Robert D. Wood
03:01
Fred Silverman on CBS-TV President Robert D. Wood, and Wood's struggle with William Paley to get All in the Family on the air
01:40

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on CBS President Robert D. Wood
02:09

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on CBS Standards & Practices' work with Norman Lear on All In The Family, (contd.)
05:04
William Tankersley on CBS Standards & Practices' interactions with news programs 
02:12

Grant Tinker

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Grant Tinker on CBS Executive Robert D. Wood canceling the rural comedies on CBS to take on what would become historically important shows
01:27
Grant Tinker on executives he worked with while he was at MTM
03:13

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