In Living Color


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Kevin Bright

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Kevin Bright on his work as supervising producer on the pilot of In Living Color
03:49
Kevin Bright on his involvement in the casting of In Living Color
03:06
Kevin Bright on winning an Emmy for his work on the pilot of In Living Color and not being asked back to work on the show after the pilot
02:34

Michael Fuchs

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Michael Fuchs on various series HBO had a hand in developing or eventually turned down
03:11

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on the development of In Living Color
00:48

Monica Horan

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Monica Horan on working on the TV show In Living Color
01:27

Michael Patrick King

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Michael Patrick King on writing spec scripts for In Living Color

William Klages

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William Klages on working on In Living Color
00:10

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on how In Living Color stole Super Bowl viewers
01:48

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on being a camera operator on In Living Color
03:06

Bob Vila

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Bob Vila on parodies of This Old House on Saturday Night Live and In Living Color
00:28

Keenen Ivory Wayans

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Keenen Ivory Wayans on the genesis of In Living Color, which premiered on FOX in 1990
02:38
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the network's reluctance about his show In Living Color; the network notes and Wayans' insistence not to change anything
04:51
Keenen Ivory Wayans on In Living Colo r sketches "Wrath of Farrakhan","Homeboys Shopping Network", "Men on Film" and "two snaps up"
03:44
Keenen Ivory Wayans on how In Living Color was different from anything else on television before
01:28
Keenen Ivory Wayans on casting In Living Color  and how the auditions ran
01:55
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the cast of In Living Color  ; Damon Wayans, Jim Carrey, David Alan Grier, Kelly Coffield, 
24:29
Keenen Ivory Wayans on how the Fly Girls came to be on In Living Color; on wanting the dancers to carry a multi-ethnic feel; on some of the Fly Girls (Jennifer Lopez, Rosie Perez)
02:01
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the writers' room on In Living Color; on dealing with topical issues and ethnic, racial, and sexist issues on the show
Keenen Ivory Wayans on how he handled hot-button issues on In Living Colo r with his writing staff; on writing about the riots between the Black and Jewish communities in Brooklyn in a takeoff on "West Side Story"
Keenen Ivory Wayans on dealing with sensitive and political issues on In Living Color: "you gotta be funny"; on offending Oprah Winfrey
03:07
Keenen Ivory Wayans on drawing stories from real life for In Living Color; on using improvisation
Keenen Ivory Wayans on improv on In Living Color; on the sketch "Driving Miss Daisy"; every second take would be improvised and that was usually the take selected for the show
01:11
Keenen Ivory Wayans on a typical production week on In Living Color
00:36
Keenen Ivory Wayans on where the title for In Living Color came from; on the legal issues with the band by the same name
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the importance of music on In Living Colo r; on what contemporary music (specifically hip-hop) brought to the show; on Public Enemy being on the show
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the In Living Color sketch "Brothers' Brothers"
01:07
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the In Living Color  character "Frenchie" and on meeting Rick James while IN character as Frenchie (who was based on Rick James)
03:48
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the In Living Color character "Homie the Clown" based on comedian/writer Paul Mooney
01:18
Keenen Ivory Wayans on  the characters he created on In Living Color 
Keenen Ivory Wayans on an In Living Color sketch about black men being an endangered species; on dealing with censorship at the network
Keenen Ivory Wayans on not trying to deliver a "message" with his humor; on dealing with censorship and getting around the censors
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the lost "Colt 45" sketch parodying Billy Dee Williams on In Living Color
01:36
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the "Men on Football" sketch on In Living Color; parodying Carl Lewis; and the negative response to it
04:53
Keenen Ivory Wayans on why he left In Living Color
02:04
Keenen Ivory Wayans on the legacy of In Living Color
02:06

Larry Wilmore

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Larry Wilmore on how he came to write for In Living Color, and on what he learned as a writer on the show
02:21
Larry Wilmore on the In Living Color writers room, and on some of his favorite sketches from that show
03:09
Larry Wilmore on not wanting to be a performer on In Living Color, and on what he learned as a writer on that show
02:10
Larry Wilmore on being nominated for an Emmy for writing on In Living Color
01:06
Larry Wimore on the legacy of In Living Color
02:01

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