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Uniform Title Pioneers of television (Television program). Season 3.
Title Pioneers of television. Season 3 [videorecording] / produced by Boettcher/Trinklein Television Inc. ; director/producer, Steven J. Boettcher ; writer/producer, Michael J. Trinklein.

Imprint [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    791.4502 PIO-3    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program on the PBS Network in 2013.
Contents Funny ladies (55 min.) -- Primetime soaps (55 min.) -- Superheroes (55 min.) -- Miniseries (55 min.).
Bonus scenes. The time Carol Burnett fired Harvey Korman -- When Marla Gibbs fired D.L. Hughley -- Larry Hagman opens up about Carroll O'Connor's influence -- When Dynasty jumped the shark -- Adam West makes his case to be in the next Batman movie -- Burt Ward's origin story -- Louis Gossett Jr. on the impact of receiving an Oscar -- How John Amos' African accent almost got him killed.
Credits Editor, Stephanie Theisen ; cinematographer, Steven J. Boettcher.
Performer Narrator, Ryan Seacrest.
Funny ladies: Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner, Margaret Cho, Pat Carroll, Tim Conway, Pat Crowley, Phyllis Diller, Tina Fey, Marla Gibbs, Vicki Lawrence, Cloris Leachman, Penny Marshall, Joan Rivers, Marlo Thomas, Dick Van Dyke, Jimmie Walker, Betty White.
Primetime soaps: Diahann Carroll, Joan Collins, Patrick Duffy, Barbara Eden, Linda Evans, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Michele Lee, Donna Mills, Lynne Moody, Charlene Tilton, Joan Van Ark.
Superheroes: Ed Begley Jr., Stephen J. Cannell, Lynda Carter, Joan Collins, Robert Culp, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt, Jack Larson, Cloris Leachman, Julie Newmar, Joan Van Ark, Burt Ward, Adam West.
Miniseries: John Amos, Ed Asner, Susan Blakely, Bryan Brown, Georg Stanford Brown, LeVar Burton, Richard Chamberlain, Louis Gossett Jr., Lynne Moody, Peter Strauss, Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen, Rachel Ward.
Summary Nearly 100 stars from television's formative years bring their stories to PBS in a revealing documentary series. Featuring sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows -- the film melds compelling new HD interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on television's first celebrities, with fascinating stories, never-before-seen images and timeless clips that still entertain decades later.
Audience Rating: TVG.
System Details DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation, stereo.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Television programs -- United States -- History.
Television actors and actresses -- United States.
Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Interviews.
Television comedies.
Situation comedies (Television programs)
Television soap operas.
Superhero television programs.
Television mini-series.
Genre/Form Biographical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Seacrest, Ryan.
Burnett, Carol.
Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936-
White, Betty, 1922-
Collins, Joan, 1933-
Duffy, Patrick, 1949-
Hagman, Larry.
West, Adam, 1928-
Carter, Lynda, 1951-
Ferrigno, Lou.
Burton, LeVar.
Strauss, Peter, 1947-
Chamberlain, Richard, 1935-
Boettcher, Steven J.
Trinklein, Michael J.
Boettcher/Trinklein Television, Inc.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN 9781608838370
Standard No. 841887018401
Music No. PITV603 PBS

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