Sylvester L. 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; 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

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

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

Dick Smith

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Dick Smith on 
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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

Grant Tinker

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

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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