Editor Sidney M. Katz on his first job at RKO Radio Pictures – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

I was in New York for about I think about 10 years and then that was the time of the stock collapse and the Great Depression and and my father died so my mother moved the family which was my brother and I out to California and we had a couple of uncles who were in the film […]

Matte artist Harrison Ellenshaw on the 1st time he saw television – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

yes I remember the first time I saw television because we were quite a quite ahead of the rest of the neighborhood we had the first television on our street in England and this was early 1953 and there was pretty exciting for a you know seven-year-old to have a television so the other kids that come over […]

John Forsythe on the television series “To Rome with Love” – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

Walter Brennan who was one of my favorites I asked him why don’t we do a serious together he said sure sure let’s do it well it turned out to be a very very good show he played my grandfather and and let’s see I had to see it Joyce three daughters yeah your daughters were what Susan […]

Producer Dean Hargrove on the Golden Age of Television – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

a lot of people refer to the 70s as the golden age of television and I think today is the golden age of television if you look at the quality of the writing and production and Performing now. I don’t think there’s any comparison That it’s better now Some of that I think is due to the fact […]

Bob Eubanks on returning to “The Newlywed Game” in syndication – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

they decided in 80 in 76 to take take nearly at that time family feud was the only show that what they call strip otherwise on five nights a week and so and was doing really really well so they decided to take newlywed game and do the same thing put it out into syndication and they came […]

Producer/Director Bob Doyle on early color television – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

are you familiar with the CBS wheel it almost became color television now two mechanical wheel was in back of the lens in front of the lens and it had three basic colors and it would spin it was short CBS is version of color colors and it was it was mechanical and NBC’s was technical Technicolor and […]

Art Director Jan Scott on her work with the Television Academy – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

I was on the board in New York representing the art directors and then when I came here They knew that I was here so they invited me to a Governors meeting and then I don’t know it had all just started And he became a vice president. Yes, and I have been very very busy since I […]

Writer Del Reisman on writing for live television – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

First of all, you had to know that you were you were dealing with limited Limited moves limited sets you couldn’t do The Civil War, you know you could do it, but the Civil War took place off stage You would be in somebody’s home while a civil war was going on so you had to understand that […]

Art Director Jan Scott on mishaps working in live television – TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

I had just done a an enormous set for fielder cook. That was a very posh Country Club The the main building of the Country Club but golf courses and the yacht basin and all that, you know theater always thought that that way On the walls of this it was a half English half timber interior and […]