Square Pegs


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Anne Beatts

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Anne Beatts on Bill Murray's addition to the Saturday Night Live cast, the breakout "Nerds sketch," and how she feels he was thanking her for the sketch when he guest-starred later on Square Pegs
00:56
Anne Beatts on creating and pitching Square Pegs, departing Saturday Night Live.
04:23
Anne Beatts on using her producing experience on Saturday Night Live to her advantage on Square Pegs
02:29
Anne Beatts on not seeing eye to eye with Embassy Television executive Michael Grade on Square Pegs
01:35
Anne Beatts on where Square Pegs was shot
00:27
Anne Beatts on how John Belushi's death postponed the shooting of the Square Pegs pilot
01:08
Anne Beatts on the casting of Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Linker on Square Pegs (and how the two needed to be dressed down to play the parts)
01:53
Anne Beatts on Square Pegs actress Tracy Nelson and her portrayal of "Jennifer DiNuccio"
01:00
Anne Beatts on Square Pegs actor Merritt Butrick and his portrayal of "Johnny Slash"
00:37
Anne Beatts on hiring an all-female writing staff for Square Pegs (with "token" male Andy Borowitz)
00:56
Anne Beatts on Square Pegs actor John Femia and his portrayal of "Marshall Blechtman"
00:39
Anne Beatts on the classification of Square Pegs by the network
01:34
Anne Beatts on favorite episodes of Square Pegs, including one done to appease the network's request to appeal to a male audience
01:40
Anne Beatts on how she found out that Square Pegs was cancelled
00:13
Anne Beatts on the legacy of Square Pegs, and how revolutionary the use of music was for TV of the day
01:17
Anne Beatts on her writing sensibilities
01:47

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