Advice


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Interviewees dispense words of wisdom to those just starting out in the television industry. 

Highlights
Chuck Lorre on his advice to writers starting out
01:03
Geri Jewell on advice for aspiring actors
02:45
Asaad Kelada on advice to aspiring TV directors
02:26
Jeannie Epper on advice to an aspiring stunt person
01:26
Judy Crown on advice to aspiring hair stylists, and on how she'd like to be remembered
00:36
Mark Snow on advice to aspiring television composers
05:28
Who talked about this topic

Andy Ackerman

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Andy Ackerman on advice he got from James Burrows
01:42

Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on advice to aspiring agents
00:42

Robert Adler

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Robert Adler on advice to aspiring television scientists and inventors
02:38

Mary V. Ahern

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Mary V. Ahern on advice to an aspiring television producer, and on then-current shows she admires
01:28

Chris Albrecht

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Chris Albrecht on advice to aspiring television executives
01:13

Jason Alexander

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Jason Alexander on advice to aspiring actors
04:34

John Amos

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John Amos on advice to an aspiring actor
01:42

Howard Anderson, Jr.

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Howard Anderson Jr. on advice to aspiring visual effects professionals 
00:52

John Aniston

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John Aniston on advice to aspiring actors
00:34

Alan A. Armer

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Alan A. Armer on advice to aspiring producers, and on what makes a story work
04:27

James Arness

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James Arness on advice to an aspiring actor
00:49

Beatrice Arthur

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Beatrice Arthur on her advice to aspiring actors
03:37

Dick Askin

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Dick Askin on advice to aspiring television executives
03:18

Hank Azaria

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Hank Azaria on advice to an aspiring actor
02:11

Rick Baker

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Rick Baker on advice to an aspiring special effects makeup artist
01:43

Bob Banner

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Bob Banner on his advice to an aspiring television producer or director
01:46

Rona Barrett

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Rona Barrett on advice to aspiring gossip reporters
01:09

Bonnie Bartlett

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Bonnie Bartlett on advice to an aspiring actress
01:38

Ralph M. Baruch

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Ralph M. Baruch on advice to aspiring television executives
01:07

Samantha Bee

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Samantha Bee on the advice she gives her children about entering the world professionally and beyond
05:02

Earl Bellamy

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Earl Bellamy on advice to aspiring directors, and on advice to actors working with directors
03:01

Dick Berg

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Dick Berg on advice to aspiring producers
00:40

Lowell Bergman

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Lowell Bergman on advice to an aspiring journalist
00:25

Rick Berman

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Rick Berman on advice to an aspiring producer
01:29

Shelley Berman

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Shelley Berman on his advice to an aspiring performer
00:47

Walter Bernstein

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Walter Bernstein on what the industry should/could learn from the Blacklist and advice to others who might find themselves in a similar situation to what he went through
01:46

Frank Biondo

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Frank Biondo on advice to an aspiring camera operator
05:05

Robert Blackman

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Robert Blackman on advice to an aspiring costume designer
01:16

Allan Blye

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Allan Blye on advice for aspiring writers and producers
00:37

Sam Bobrick

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Sam Bobrick on advice to an aspiring writer and on how he'd like to be remembered
00:54

Haskell Boggs

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Haskell Boggs on advice to aspiring directors of photography
02:21

Vin Di Bona

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Vin Di Bona on advice given to him by Dick Clark
01:39
Vin Di Bona on advice to an aspiring producer
03:20

Al Borden

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Al Borden on advice to aspiring propmasters
00:42

Tom Bosley

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Tom Bosley on advice to aspiring actors
01:32

Anthony Bourdain

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Anthony Bourdain on advice to aspiring writers and television personalities
04:12

Peter Boyle

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Peter Boyle on advice for aspiring actors
00:10

Carl Brainard

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Carl Brainard on advice to aspiring visionaries and inventors
01:44

Kevin Bright

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Kevin Bright on the hardest thing to teach about directing and producing for comedy
01:39
Kevin Bright on the best advice he's received about comedy and show business
00:58
Kevin Bright on advice to aspiring television professionals
01:21

Tom Broecker

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Tom Broecker on advice to aspiring costume designers
01:24

Tom Brokaw

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Tom Brokaw on advice to aspiring television journalists
02:42

Vivian Brown

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Vivian Brown on advice to aspiring meteorologists 
00:55

Harvey Bullock

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Harvey Bullock on advice to aspiring writers and comedy writers
02:51

LeVar Burton

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LeVar Burton on advice to aspiring actors
01:36

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on advice to aspiring directors
01:07

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on advice to aspiring talent executives - return phone calls and don't book through email
03:11

David Canary

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David Canary on advice to aspiring actors
03:40

Stephen J. Cannell

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Steven J. Cannell on advice to an aspiring television writer
01:35

Reuben Cannon

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Reuben Cannon advice to aspiring casting directors
01:46
Reuben Cannon on advice to aspiring producers
01:11

Jim Cantore

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Jim Cantore on advice to aspiring weather forecasters
04:06

Charles Cappleman

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Charles Cappleman on his advice to aspiring television executives
01:32

Josie Carey

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Josie Carey on advice to an aspiring children's show host
01:20

Glenn Gordon Caron

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Glenn Gordon Caron on advice to aspiring writers
00:22

Chris Carter

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Chris Carter on advice to aspiring television writers and show creators
00:54

Thomas Carter

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Thomas Carter on advice to aspiring television directors
01:43

Dan Castellaneta

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Dan Castellaneta on advice to an aspiring actor
03:03

Tucker Cawley

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Tucker Cawley on advice to aspiring writers
02:52

Marge Champion

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Marge Champion on advice to aspiring dancers
02:00

RuPaul Charles

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RuPaul Charles on advice anyone starting out in the entertainment industry
00:37

Michael Chiklis

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Michael Chiklis on advice to aspiring actors
00:51

Margaret Cho

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Margaret Cho on advice from other comedians that she's taken to heart
01:13
Margaret Cho on advice to an aspiring comedian
00:30
Margaret Cho on advice to an aspiring comedian
00:30
Margaret Cho on what she wishes she had known when she first started her career
00:18
Margaret Cho on advice for young women entering the industry
00:31

Ed Christie

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Ed Christie on advice to aspiring puppet designers
02:24

Roy Christopher

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Roy Christopher on advice to aspiring production designers
02:04

Ron Clark

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Ron Clark on advice to an aspiring television writer
01:49

Robert Clary

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Robert Clary on advice to an aspiring actor
01:09

Kevin Clash

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Kevin Clas (as "Elmo") on advice to an aspiring Muppet
01:07

Alf Clausen

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Alf Clausen on advice to an aspiring television composer
00:37

Bob Claver

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Bob Claver on advice to an aspiring television director
01:07
Bob Claver on advice to aspiring television producers
00:52

Art Clokey

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Art Clokey on his advice to young animation producers
01:42

Andy Cohen

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Andy Cohen on advice to aspiring television executives
01:22
Andy Cohen on advice to aspiring television hosts
00:31

Beatrice Arthur with Emerson College

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Beatrice Arthur on advice to an aspiring performer
00:33

Irma Kalish with Emerson College

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Rocky and Irma Kalish on advice on crafting a script
01:38
Rocky and Irma Kalish on advice on crafting a script
01:38

Betty White with Emerson College

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Betty White on words of wisdom for aspiring television performers
04:08

Norman Lear with Emerson College

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Norman Lear on advice to those getting into comedy
01:56

Louis Nye with Emerson College

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Louis Nye on advice to students about a career in comedy and on sacrifices he made to be in the business
05:31
Louis Nye on additional advice to students
00:27

Barbara Feldon with Emerson College

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Barbara Feldon on her advice to students: "just acting is not enough"
01:41
Barbara Feldon on what she wished she had known when she was first starting her career
04:24
Barbara Feldon on advice to students about changes in the industry and how to protect yourself; on her agents and publicists and not being as in demand after Get Smart
08:40

Dick Cavett with Emerson College

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Dick Cavett on a piece of advice he once offered to young people
01:42

Dick Gregory with Emerson College

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Dick Gregory on advice to aspiring comedians, and on profanity in comedy
05:23

Paul Rodriguez with Emerson College

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Paul Rodriguez on advice to an aspiring comedian
05:42

Hal Kanter with Emerson College

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Hal Kanter on advice to aspiring comedy writers
00:42

Jack Riley with Emerson College

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Jack Riley on advice to aspiring performers, and on his song writing
04:54

Carlos Mencia with Emerson College

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Carlos Mencia on advice to aspiring comedians
04:08

Robert Conrad

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Robert Conrad on advice to aspiring actors
01:38

John Conte

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John Conte on advice to aspiring performers
01:39

Anderson Cooper

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Anderson Cooper on advice to aspiring television journalists 
01:11

Barbara Corday

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Barbara Corday on advice to aspiring television writers
02:07
Barbara Corday on advice to aspiring television executives
01:19

Pierre Cossette

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Pierre Cossette on advice to an aspiring producer
00:50

Alexander Courage

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Alexander Courage on advice to aspiring film and TV composers
00:57

Ron Cowen

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Ron Cowen on advice for aspiring writers: Don't go away. Stick it out.
03:24

Douglas S. Cramer

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Douglas S. Cramer on advice to aspiring television producers
01:25

David Crane

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David Crane on advice to an aspiring television producer
02:15
David Crane and Marta Kauffman on advice to aspiring television writers
03:49
David Crane and Marta Kauffman on advice to aspiring television writers
03:49

Richard Crenna

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Richard Crenna on advice to aspiring actors
03:14

Judy Crown

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Judy Crown on advice to aspiring hair stylists, and on how she'd like to be remembered
00:36

Billy Crystal

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Billy Crystal on his early stand up-act, and on Jack Rollins' criticism of his act
06:59
Billy Crystal on advice to an aspiring comedian
00:42

Robert Culp

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Robert Culp on advice to an aspiring actor
00:41

Ann Curry

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Ann Curry on advice for aspiring journalists
03:12

Jane Curtin

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Jane Curtin on advice to aspiring actors
01:30

William Daniels

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William Daniels on advice to an aspiring actor
01:18

Greg Daniels

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Greg Daniels on advice to aspiring writers
02:03

Tony Danza

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Tony Danza on advice to an aspiring actor
01:03

Elias Davis

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Elias Davis and David Pollock on advice to an aspiring television writer
03:05

Ossie Davis

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Ossie Davis on his advice to aspiring writers and actors
01:43

Bill Davis

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Bill Davis on advice to aspiring television directors
01:09

Joe DeTullio

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Joe DeTullio on advice to aspiring television production designers
02:39

Danny DeVito

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Danny DeVito on his advice to actors
01:26

John Debney

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John Debney on advice to an aspiring film and television composer
04:46

Milton Delugg

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Milton Delugg on advice to musicians who aspire to write for television
01:17

Kelley Dixon

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Kelley Dixon on advice to aspiring editors
03:27

Louis Dorfsman

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Louis Dorfsman on his advice to aspiring Art Designers
01:52

Charles Dubin

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Charles S. Dubin on summing up his career including proudest achievement, advice, collaborating with writers, mentors, and how he'd like to be remembered
02:17

Patty Duke

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Patty Duke on advice to an aspiring actor
01:37

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on advice to aspiring news producers
01:32

Rebecca Eaton

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Rebecca Eaton on advice to aspiring producers, particularly women
02:29

Garvin Eddy

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Garvin Eddy on advice to aspiring production designers
00:56

Hector Elizondo

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Hector Elizondo on advice to an aspiring actor
01:45

Peter Ellenshaw

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Peter Ellenshaw on advice to aspiring artists 
00:23
Harrison Ellenshaw on advice for aspiring visual effects professionals 
03:47

Ed Begley, Jr. with Emerson College

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Ed Begley, Jr. on advice for aspiring performers
05:05

Dick Enberg

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Dick Enberg on advice to an aspiring sportscaster
01:09

Ruth Engelhardt

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Ruth Engelhardt on advice to an aspiring agent
01:42

Jeannie Epper

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Jeannie Epper on advice to an aspiring stunt person
01:26

Danny Epstein

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Danny Epstein on advice to aspiring music professionals who want to work in television
01:00

George Faber

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George Faber on advice to aspiring publicists
00:57

Nanette Fabray

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Nanette Fabray on good advice she's gotten regarding her acting in her career
01:54
Nanette Fabray on advice to aspiring actors
02:30

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on the best advice he received on producing a story, from Don Hewitt
01:42
Jeff Fager on advice for young journalists
01:34
Jeff Fager on the lifestyle of being a journalist
01:28

Edie Falco

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Edie Falco on the best advice she has received
00:59
Edie Falco on the best advice she has received
00:59
Edie Falco on advice to aspiring actors
00:46

Jerry Falwell

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Jerry Falwell on advice to aspiring televangelists 
01:00

Ruth Duskin Feldman

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Ruth Duskin Feldman on her advice to parents with children in the public eye
04:02

Julian Fellowes

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Julian Fellowes on advice to those starting out in the television business 
02:57

Mike Fenton

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Mike Fenton on advice to aspiring casting directors
01:47

Dorothy Fontana

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Dorothy Fontana on advice to an aspiring writer
03:21

Tom Fontana

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Tom Fontana on advice to aspiring television writers and producers
01:37

John Forsythe

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John Forsythe on advice to aspiring actors
00:25

Jonathan Frid

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Jonathan Frid on advice to an aspiring actor
00:33

Ron Friedman

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Ron Friedman on advice to aspiring writers, and on his children who are writers
02:24

Harry Friedman

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Harry Friedman on advice to an aspiring producer
01:27
Harry Friedman on advice to an aspiring game show host
01:06

Murray Fromson

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Murray Fromson on advice to aspiring journalists
01:39

Pamela Fryman

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Pamela Fryman on advice to aspiring directors and producers
01:23

Eileen Fulton

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Eileen Fulton on her acting style, and on advice to aspiring actors
02:21

Betty Garrett

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Betty Garrett on advice to aspiring performers
01:21

Michael Gelman

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Michael Gelman on advice to an aspiring producer
03:08

David Gerber

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David Gerber on advice to an aspiring producer
04:17

Marla Gibbs

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Marla Gibbs on advice to an aspiring actor
04:15

Sandra Gimpel

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Sandra Gimpel on what makes a good stunt performer
01:08
Sandra Gimpel on advice to aspiring stunt performers
03:36

Paul Michael Glaser

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Paul Michael Glaser on advice to aspiring actors
00:22

Lesli Linka Glatter

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Lesli Linka Glatter on advice to aspiring directors and producers
00:41
Lesli Linka Glatter on advice to aspiring producers
01:01

Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg on advice that Nan Leonard gave her when "The Spook Show" found success on Broadway
01:31
Whoopi Goldberg on Mike Nichols introducing her to Paul Simon, Steve Martin, and Carl Reiner and the advice Paul Simon gave her
02:18
Whoopi Goldberg on Billy Crystal's advice to her for hosting the Oscars: "the first four minutes are yours as the host; after that, it is about the people who want to know if they won"
00:45
Whoopi Goldberg on advice that she'd give to her younger self
00:55

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on advice to aspiring producers and executives
02:21

Jerry Goldsmith

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Jerry Goldsmith on advice to aspiring composers
02:12

Carl Gottlieb

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Carl Gottlieb on advice to an aspiring writer
04:24

Lee Grant

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Lee Grant on advice to aspiring actors
01:06

Walon Green

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Walon Green on advice to an aspiring writer
02:52

Hal Gurnee

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Hal Gurnee on advice to aspiring television directors
02:22

Robert Halmi, Sr.

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Robert Halmi, Sr. on advice to aspiring producers
00:21

Jon Hamm

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Jon Hamm on what he would want to tell his younger self when starting out in the business
01:50

Dean Hargrove

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Dean Hargrove on advice to aspiring writers and producers
02:16

Jonathan Harris

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Jonathan Harris on advice to aspiring actors
00:43

Don Hastings

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Don Hastings on advice to an aspiring actor
02:19

Dwight Hemion

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Dwight Hemion on advice to an aspiring director
02:40

Skitch Henderson

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Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on advice to aspiring musicians to desire to work in television
01:21

Marilu Henner

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Marilu Henner on advice to an aspiring actor
02:53

Danette Herman

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Danette Herman on advice to aspiring talent executives
01:30

Winifred Hervey

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Winifred Hervey on advice to aspiring writers and producers
01:15

Albert Heschong

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Albert Heschong on advice to an aspiring art director
01:02

Arthur Hiller

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Arthur Hiller on advice to aspiring directors
01:17

Leslie Hoffman

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Leslie Hoffman on advice to aspiring stunt people
01:44

Hal Holbrook

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Hal Holbrook on advice to an aspiring actor
04:59

Lee Holdridge

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Lee Holdridge on advice to aspiring film composers
01:49

Ellen Holly

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Ellen Holly on what she learned from her time on One Life to Live, including advice she would give to young actors about the business-end of television
06:00

Silvio Horta

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Silvio Horta on advice to aspiring writers
01:02

Kim Hunter

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Kim Hunter on advice to aspiring actors
02:31

Eddie Foy III

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Eddie Foy III on advice to aspiring casting directors
04:17
Eddie Foy III on advice to aspiring casting directors
04:17
Eddie Foy III on advice to aspiring actors
01:14
Eddie Foy III on advice to aspiring actors
01:14

Frank Inn

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Frank Inn on advice to aspiring Hollywood animal trainers
01:35

David Isaacs

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Ken Levine and David Isaacs on advice to aspiring writers
02:41

Alan Jaggs

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Alan Jaggs on advice to aspiring editors
00:47

Al Jean

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Al Jean on advice for aspiring writers and for those who want to get into animation
01:47

Joseph Jennings

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Joseph Jennings on advice to an aspiring art director
02:26

Geri Jewell

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Geri Jewell on advice for aspiring actors
02:45

Charles Floyd Johnson

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Charles Floyd Johnson on what he learned from watching his role models
01:34
Charles Floyd Johnson on advice to students who want to be producers
05:56

Russell Johnson

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Russell Johnson on advice to aspiring actors
02:41

Lamont Johnson

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Lamont Johnson on advice to an aspiring director
01:22
Lamont Johnson on advice to an aspiring actor
00:57

Shirley Jones

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Shirley Jones on advice to an aspiring actress, and on how she'd like to be remembered
01:29

Sidney M. Katz

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Sidney M. Katz on advice to aspiring editors
00:38

Marta Kauffman

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Marta Kauffman on advice to someone wanting to start out in television
00:53

Elodie Keene

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Elodie Keene on advice that has helped her as a director
04:03

Michael King

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Michael King on advice to someone entering the television business
06:00

Roger King

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Roger King on advice to an aspiring television executive
00:34

Ernest Kinoy

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Ernest Kinoy on advice to aspiring writers
01:55

Walter Koenig

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Walter Koenig on his advice to a young actor
04:31

Arnie Kogen

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Arnie Kogen on advice to an aspiring writer
00:42

Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan on advice he offered to his children about working in the television industry
02:35
Buz Kohan on advice he offered to his children about working in the television industry
02:35

Marty Krofft

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Sid and Marty Krofft on sage advice from Walt Disney
02:05
Sid and Marty Krofft on advice to aspiring puppeteers
00:49

Sid Krofft

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Sid and Marty Krofft on sage advice from Walt Disney
02:05
Sid and Marty Krofft on advice to aspiring puppeteers
00:49

Sheila Kuehl

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Sheila Kuehl on advice to aspiring actors and politicians
01:21

Jack LaLanne

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Jack LaLanne on his advice to aspiring television fitness professionals
02:07

Paul LaMastra

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Paul LaMastra on advice to someone starting out in the television editing field
06:16

John Langley

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John Langley on what it takes to be a good producer
02:15

Peter Lassally

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Peter Lassally on advice to aspiring producers
02:36
Peter Lassally on advice to aspiring talk show hosts
00:43

Louise Lasser

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Louise Lasser on advice to an aspiring actor
01:57

Lucy Lawless

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Lucy Lawless on her advice to an aspiring actor
00:57

Michael Learned

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Michael Learned on advice to aspiring actors
01:21

Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer on advice to aspiring broadcast journalists
04:27

Ken Levine

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Ken Levine and David Isaacs on advice to aspiring writers
02:41

Barry Levinson

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Barry Levinson on the best advice he's received about the business
03:34
Barry Levinson on working with his son on HBO's The Wizard of Lies and advice he gave him
03:27

Al Lewis

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Al Lewis on advice to an aspiring actor
05:23

Judith Light

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Judith Light on advice to an aspiring actor
08:30

Hal Linden

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Hal Linden on advice to aspiring actors
02:04

Daniel Lipman

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Daniel Lipman on advice to aspiring writers
02:29

Barry Livingston

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Barry Livingston on advice for aspiring actors
01:43

John J. Lloyd

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02:11

Kurt Loder

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Kurt Loder on advice to aspiring music journalists
01:11

Loretta Long

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Loretta Long on advice to aspiring actors, and how she'd like to be remembered
01:42

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus on advice to aspiring actors
00:35

Sam Lovullo

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Sam Lovullo on advice to aspiring producers
01:40

Susan Lucci

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Susan Lucci on good advice she's received as an actor
01:00
Susan Lucci on her advice to aspiring actors
00:45

Sidney Lumet

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Sidney Lumet on advice to an aspiring television director
01:28

Gavin MacLeod

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Gavin MacLeod on advice to an aspiring actor
03:35

Will Mackenzie

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Will Mackenzie on advice to aspiring television directors
03:03

William H. Macy

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William H. Macy on his advice to actors for reading scripts
01:42
William H. Macy on the best advice he's received, and his advice to actors
02:34
William H. Macy on advice to aspiring actors
03:08

Jodi Mancuso

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Jodi Mancuso on advice to an aspiring television hair stylist
02:14

Loring Mandel

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Loring Mandel on advice to aspiring television writers
00:48

Abby Mann

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Abby Mann on advice to aspiring television writers, and on how he'd like to be remembered
02:02

Anita Mann

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Anita Mann on advice to an aspiring choreographer
02:39

Randolph Mantooth

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Randolph Mantooth on advice to aspiring actors
01:56

Penny Marshall

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Penny Marshall on her advice to aspiring actors and directors
03:40

Leslie H. Martinson

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Leslie H. Martinson on advice to aspiring television directors
02:23

Bob May

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Bob May on advice to an aspiring performer
01:02

David McCallum

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David McCallum on advice to aspiring actors
01:18

Beth McCarthy-Miller

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Beth McCarthy-Miller on advice to aspiring television directors
02:05

Kent McCray

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Kent McCray on advice to aspiring production managers, and on the importance of preparation
03:52

Jayne Meadows

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Jayne Meadows on advice she'd give to aspiring actors
02:17

Bill Melendez

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Bill Melendez on advice to an aspiring animator
01:41

Lee Mendelson

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Lee Mendelson on advice to aspiring television producers and animators
02:29

S. Epatha Merkerson

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S. Epatha Merkerson on advice to an aspiring actor
02:19

Tammy Faye Bakker Messner

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Tammy Faye Bakker-Messner on advice to aspiring televangelists
00:49

David Milch

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David Milch on advice to aspiring television writers
00:38

Nolan Miller

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Nolan Miller on advice to an aspiring designer
01:31

Walter C. Miller

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Walter C. Miller on advice he gave his children, both in the business, about directing
01:02

Mitch Miller

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Mitch Miller on his advice to an aspiring music professional
02:11

Vic Mizzy

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Vic Mizzy on advice to an aspiring composer
00:58

Paul Monash

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Paul Monash on advice to aspiring television writers
02:40

Millie Moore

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Millie Moore on advice to an aspiring editor
02:58

Pat Morita

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Pat Morita on advice to aspiring actors
01:46

Howard Morris

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Howard Morris on advice to aspiring actors and directors
00:38

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on advice to an aspiring sound effects professional
04:35

Tony Mottola

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Tony Mottola on advice to an aspiring musician
01:12

E. Roger Muir

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E. Roger Muir on advice to an aspiring producer
01:03

Diana Muldaur

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Diana Muldaur on advice to an aspiring actress
00:32

Thad Mumford

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Thad Mumford on his advice to aspiring writers and on how he'd like to be remembered
01:44

Gareth Neame

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Gareth Neame on advice to aspiring producers
01:20

Anne Nelson

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Anne Nelson on advice to aspiring television executives, and on the then-current state of television
01:50

Alan Neuman

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Alan Neuman on advice to an aspiring television director
00:59

Horace Newcomb

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Horace Newcomb on advice to aspiring television academics
01:30

Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart on advice to aspiring performers
00:21

Laraine Newman

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Laraine Newman on advice to aspiring actors
01:16

Nichelle Nichols

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Nichelle Nichols on advice to an aspiring actor
01:28

Nicolas Noxon

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Nicolas Noxon on advice to aspiring documentarians
01:11

Soledad O'Brien

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Soledad O'Brien on advice to aspiring journalists
01:35
Soledad O'Brien on the best advice she's ever received; on the best advice she's ever received
00:56

Edward James Olmos

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Edward James Olmos on advice to aspiring actors
01:41

Lori Openden

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Lori Openden on advice for people who want to go into casting - learn the business side
00:35
Lori Openden on her advice for aspiring actors
00:34

Bernie Orenstein

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Bernie Orenstein on advice for aspiring writers
00:26
Bernie Orenstein on advice for aspiring producers
00:44

Gail Parent

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Gail Parent on advice to aspiring television writers
01:29

Fess Parker

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Fess Parker on advice to an aspiring actor
03:00

Estelle Parsons

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Estelle Parsons on advice to an aspiring actor, and on what makes a good director
03:05

Marty Pasetta

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Marty Pasetta on advice for aspiring producer/directors
01:03

Arthur Penn

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Arthur Penn on advice he has given his son about directing
01:48

Alan Perris

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Alan Perris on advice to aspiring television executives
02:31

Bill Persky

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Bill Persky on advice to aspiring television writers
02:26
Bill Persky on advice to aspiring television directors
01:45

Daniel Petrie, Sr.

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Daniel Petrie, Sr. on advice to aspiring television directors
02:45

Frederick S. Pierce

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Frederick S. Pierce on advice to aspiring television executives 
06:03

Pam Polifroni

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Pam Polifroni on her advice to an aspiring casting director, and on how she would like to be remembered
02:21

David Pollock

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Elias Davis and David Pollock on advice to an aspiring television writer
03:05

Abraham Polonsky

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Abraham Polonsky on advice to aspiring writers, and on his dislike of the internet
02:35

Tom Poston

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Tom Poston on advice to an aspiring actor
01:08

Jeff Probst

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Jeff Probst on advice to aspiring hosts
01:36

Jacques Pépin

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Jacques Pépin on advice to an aspiring television chef
02:17

Sterling Quinlan

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Sterling "Red" Quinlan on the best advice he was ever given
03:54

Charlotte Rae

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Charlotte Rae on advice to aspiring actors, and how she'd like to be remembered
03:01

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on advice to someone about to appear on camera
01:21
Hector Ramirez on advice to someone learning Steadicam
01:17
Hector Ramirez on advice to aspiring camera operators
01:16

Jorge Ramos

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Jorge Ramos on good advice he's received about being a journalist 
01:34
Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on advice to someone starting a journalism career
02:00

Arthur Rankin, Jr.

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Arthur Rankin Jr. on advice to aspiring animators
01:25

Marian Rees

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Marian Rees on advice to aspiring female television producers
05:39

Tim Reid

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Tim Reid on advice to aspiring film and television professionals
07:54

Rob Reiner

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Rob Reiner on advice to aspiring actors
00:47
Rob Reiner on advice to aspiring comedy writers and directors
01:16

Del Reisman

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Del Reisman on advice to aspiring writers
03:53

Larry Rhine

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Larry Rhine on advice to aspiring television writers
04:00

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on advice to someone wanting to go into Public Relations, and how it's a great career for women
02:37
Hank Rieger on advice to aspiring journalists
00:52

Rita Riggs

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Rita Riggs on advice to aspiring television costume designers
00:39

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on advice to aspiring actors
03:11

Cliff Robertson

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Cliff Robertson on advice to aspiring actors
01:58

Pat Robertson

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Pat Robertson on advice to aspiring religious television hosts
01:28

Phil Roman

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Phil Roman on advice to an aspiring animation producer
01:33

Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney on advice to aspiring actors
00:26

Meta Rosenberg

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Meta Rosenberg on advice to an aspiring television producer and succeeding in the industry as a woman
02:21

Howard Rosenberg

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Howard Rosenberg on advice to aspiring television critics
02:04

Stanley Ralph Ross

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Stanley Ralph Ross on advice to aspiring writers
00:57

Mark Rothman

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Mark Rothman on advice to aspiring writers
07:52

Tim Russert

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Tim Russert on Meet the Press co-creator Lawrence Spivak giving him the best advice he ever got about moderating
00:55

Sol Saks

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Sol Saks on advice to aspiring television writers
01:37

Maria Elena Salinas

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Maria Elena Salinas on advice given to her by mentors
02:56
Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on advice to someone starting a journalism career
02:00

Ted Sarandos

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Ted Sarandos on what he's learned from television and getting the opportunity to work with some of his heroes, and on his advice for aspiring entertaiment professionals
02:24
Ted Sarandos on the best advice he's received in his career
02:24

Joseph Sargent

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Joseph Sargent on advice to aspiring directors
02:45

William Schallert

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William Schallert on advice to aspiring actors
00:54

Edgar J. Scherick

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Edgar Scherick on advice to someone starting out in the business
00:19

Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer on advice to aspiring journalists
02:22

Lalo Schifrin

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Lalo Schifrin on advice to an aspiring composer
02:03

Herbert S. Schlosser

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Herbert S. Schlosser on advice to an aspiring television executive
01:12

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on advice to aspiring Standards & Practices professionals
00:43
Alfred Schneider on advice to show creators in dealing with Standards & Practices professionals
00:32

Lew Schneider

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Lew Schneider on advice to an aspiring television writer
01:06

Reese Schonfeld

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Reese Schonfeld on advice to someone who wants to start a cable network
02:13

Joe Sedelmaier

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Joe Sedelmaier on advice to aspiring advertising professionals 
04:05

Paul Shaffer

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Paul Shaffer on advice to aspiring musicians
00:52

John Shaffner

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John Shaffner on advice to aspiring art directors
00:45

Mel Shavelson

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Mel Shavelson on advice to aspiring writers
03:11

David Shaw

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David Shaw on advice to aspiring writers and his proudest career achievement
01:04

Nina Shaw

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NIna Shaw on guidance/cautionary tales she'd offer to clients who rocket to stardom
00:51
NIna Shaw on the guidance she gave to a young Latinx mentee just starting her career
03:26
Nina Shaw on the best advice she's ever received
00:55
Nina Shaw on what she wishes she had known when she started out in her career
00:23

Sid Sheinberg

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Sid Sheinberg on advice to aspiring television executives
04:08

Judith Sheindlin

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Judith Sheindlin on advice to an aspiring daytime television personality
02:04

James Sheldon

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James Sheldon on advice to an aspiring director
00:42

Cybill Shepherd

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Cybill Shepherd on Orson Welles' advice to her on how to learn more about acting
01:14
Cybill Shepherd on advice to an aspiring actor
02:44

Treva Silverman

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Treva Silverman on advice to aspiring comedy writers
02:10

Chet Simmons

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Chet Simmons on advice to an aspiring sports executive
01:32

Bob Simon

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Bob Simon on advice to aspiring journalists
00:50

Sam Simon

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Sam Simon on his advice to aspiring writers
00:30

John Singleton

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John Singleton on the best lessons he's learned over the course of his career
01:14

Doris Singleton

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Doris Singleton on the most important advice anyone ever gave her about acting
01:02
Doris Singleton on advice to actors just starting out
00:39

Jaclyn Smith

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Jaclyn Smith on her advice to an aspiring actor
00:43

Gary Smith

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Gary Smith on advice to aspiring producers
02:24

G.E. Smith

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G.E. Smith on advice to aspiring musicians
02:23

Mark Snow

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Mark Snow on advice to aspiring television composers
05:28

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on advice to an aspiring news producer
01:07

John Soh

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John Soh on advice to aspiring editors
04:20

Lynn Stalmaster

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Lynn Stalmaster on advice to aspiring casting directors
02:15
Lynn Stalmaster on advice to actors meeting with a casting director
00:52

Jean Stapleton

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Jean Stapleton on advice to aspiring actors
01:21

Darren Star

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Darren Star on trusting your own instincts as a writer and not allowing the audience to influence your choices
02:16
Darren Star on not allowing success to inhibit you in your career choices
01:02
Darren Star on advice to aspiring writers
01:09

Ben Starr

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Ben Starr on advice to aspiring television writers
01:10

Nick Stewart

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Nick Stewart on advice to those starting in the entertainment industry
01:46

Dick Stiles

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Dick Stiles on advice to an aspiring art director
00:42

Norman Stiles

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Norman Stiles on advice to an aspiring children's television writer
01:20

Howard Storm

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Howard Storm on the invaluable advice he recieved about directing television while he was working on Rhoda
00:58
Howard Storm on advice to an aspiring director
03:40

John Strauss

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John Strauss on advice to someone starting out in public relations
02:35

Donald L. Taffner, Sr.

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Donald L. Taffner, Sr. on advice to aspiring television executives
02:22

George Takei

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George Takei on his advice to aspiring actors
01:33

Jeffrey Tambor

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Jeffrey Tambor on advice to an aspiring actor
02:50

Nina Tassler

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Nina Tassler on advice to aspiring television executives 
02:25

Marlo Thomas

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Marlo Thomas on the advice she received from Lucille Ball regarding being a producer
02:21

Richard Thomas

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Richard Thomas on advice to an aspiring actor
01:35

Stanford Tischler

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Stanford Tischler on advice to an aspiring editor
00:50

Daniel J. Travanti

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Daniel J. Travanti on advice to aspiring actors, and on career highlights and regrets
06:26

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on advice to aspiring broadcast journalists
04:04

Ret Turner

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Ret Turner on advice to aspiring costume designers; on the role of television on fashion
01:24

Saul Turteltaub

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Saul Turteltaub on advice to aspiring writers
00:44
Saul Turteltaub on advice to aspiring producers
00:49

Bill Tush

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Bill Tush on advice to aspiring television personalities
00:58

Leslie Uggams

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Leslie Uggams on advice to an aspiring actress
01:15

Tracey Ullman

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Tracey Ullman on advice she would give someone starting out in the television industry
01:27

Dean Valentine

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Dean Valentine on advice to an aspiring television executive and to a creator of programming
05:06

Jac Venza

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Jac Venza on advice to an aspiring television producer
01:02

Bob Vila

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Bob Vila on advice he was given for hosting This Old House
01:13
Bob Vila on advice to aspiring hosts
01:19

Helen Wagner

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Helen Wagner on advice to aspiring actresses
01:14

Jimmie Walker

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Jimmie Walker on advice to aspiring comedians
01:38

James Wall

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James Wall on advice to a young television stage manager
01:31

Joseph A. Wapner

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Joseph Wapner on advice to aspiring TV judges
00:42

Malcolm-Jamal Warner

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner on advice for an aspiring actor
04:23

George Watters

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George Watters on advice to aspiring editors
01:06

Dennis Weaver

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Dennis Weaver on his advice to aspiring actors
01:03

John Wells

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John Wells on advice to aspiring writers
02:10

Michael Westmore

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Michael Westmore on advice to aspiring makeup artists
01:46

Ellen Wheeler

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Ellen Wheeler on advice to aspiring daytime producers
01:13

Joseph M. Wilcots

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Joseph M. Wilcots on advice to an aspiring cinematographer
01:04

Dan Wilcox

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Dan Wilcox on what he likes about writing and advice to an aspiring writer
02:09

Cindy Williams

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Cindy Williams on advice to aspiring actors
01:12

Andy Williams

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Andy Williams on advice to an aspiring television performer
01:05

Larry Wilmore

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Larry Wilmore on advice, and on information he wished he had when he started in the business
01:51

Hugh Wilson

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Hugh Wilson on advice to an aspiring writer and an aspiring director
01:21

Ethel Winant

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Ethel Winant on advice to aspiring casting directors
02:06

Ben Wolf

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Ben Wolf on advice to someone starting out in the cinematography business
02:32

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on his greatest achievement and his advice to aspiring television documentary filmmakers 
02:24

Leo Yoshimura

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Leo Yoshimura on advice to aspiring production designers
02:42

Alan Young

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Alan Young on advice to an aspiring actor
01:18

Lauren Zalaznick

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Lauren Zalaznick on valuable advice she has received, and on her advice to aspiring television executives
02:47

Kim Zimmer

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Kim Zimmer on advice to aspiring actor
01:08

Jeff Zucker

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Jeff Zucker on following your passion and working hard at what you love
02:12
Jeff Zucker on trusting your gut as a Producer and Executive, and not relying solely on research
01:28
Jeff Zucker on advice to aspiring television producers and executives
00:20

Alan Zweibel

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Alan Zweibel on advice to an aspiring television writer
02:15

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