Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked - Pat Weaver
00:18

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on Pat Weaver deciding to bring The Steve Allen Show to network and re-titling it Tonight
01:33
Steve Allen on Pat Weaver's contributions to Tonight
02:53
Steve Allen on Pat Weaver encouraging NBC employees to have an informative/educational segment in their programs
00:43

Charlie Andrews

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Charlie Andrews on working for Today creator Sylvester L. Weaver (Pat Weaver)
01:58

Joe Behar

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Joe Behar on directing Pat Weaver's Wide Wide World
03:52

Al Borden

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Al Borden on Pat Weaver
00:51

Allan Burns

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Allan Burns on becoming a reader for Pat Weaver's new NBC comedy shows and getting his first job as a writer
06:36

Sid Caesar

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Performer Sid Caesar on being mentored by NBC exec Pat Weaver in the early days of television
01:31

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on wanting to work for Pat Weaver at NBC
04:37
Joan Ganz Cooney on why David Sarnoff fired Pat Weaver
00:40

Hume Cronyn

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Hume Cronyn on NBC executive Pat Weaver
01:03

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on Pat Weaver's reorganization of NBC and the beginning of participating sponsorship
05:46
Michael Dann on working with Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver
03:14
Michael Dann on working with Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver
04:39
Michael Dann on Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver's Saturday night philosophy of television
02:50
Michael Dann on the high point of his career - working with Pat Weaver
01:29

Milton Delugg

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Milton Delugg on NBC exec Pat Weaver's idea to have morning, noon and night shows on NBC, and on becoming bandleader on the night show Broadway Open House (precursor to The Tonight Show)
01:56

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on NBC's Pat Weaver and his television innovations
03:41

Rod Erickson

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Rod Erickson on he deal he made with Pat Weaver for the radio show "We, The People"
02:09

Norman Felton

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Director Norman Felton on meeting Pat Weaver
01:07

Bob Finkel

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Bob Finkel on Pat Weaver
00:27

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on thoughts on colleagues - Pat Weaver
00:15

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on Pat Weaver as President of NBC
01:07
Julian Goodman on working on the first episode of Today
01:41

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on how Pat Weaver started The Today Show, The Tonight Show and The Home Show
01:15

Hal Gurnee

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Hal Gurnee on NBC executive Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver's role in getting Tonight Starring Jack Paar on the air
02:26

Monty Hall

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Monty Hall on writing a telegram to Pat Weaver to try to get a job in New York
04:28

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on working with NBC's Pat Weaver 
02:02

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on Sylvester L. Weaver
00:52

Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis on Pat Weaver's suggestion for The Colgate Comedy Hour
01:39

Art Linkletter

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Art Linkletter on Sylvester L. Weaver
00:39

John Moffitt

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John Moffitt on Dartmouth grad Pat Weaver and getting denied from the NBC Management Training Program
00:56

E. Roger Muir

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E. Roger Muir on Sylvester L. Weaver
02:22

Frances Reid

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Frances Reid on Sylvester L. Weaver and on working with various television producers
03:38

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on Pat Weaver
00:18

Heino Ripp

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Heino Ripp on Sylvester L. Weaver's relationship to Your Show of Shows
01:48

Thomas W. Sarnoff

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Thomas W. Sarnoff on NBC executive Pat Weaver
02:17

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea on meeting Pat Weaver
00:34

Garry Simpson

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Garry Simpson on working with NBC's Pat Weaver
02:55
Garry Simpson on directing Wide Wide World
10:05

Sid Smith

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Sid Smith on NBC's Sylvester "Pat" Weaver creating Wide Wide World
00:51
Sid Smith on NBC's Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver (creator of Wide Wide World)
06:40

Dick Smith

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Dick Smith on 
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Grant Tinker

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Grant Tinker on paying tribute to Mort Werner
02:33
Grant Tinker on Pat Weaver
00:39

Mel Tolkin

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Mel Tolkin on Sylvester L. Weaver
00:26

Bud Yorkin

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Bud Yorkin on his big break becoming director of The Colgate Comedy Hour at the behest of Pat Weaver
02:14

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