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Chicago – Norman Lear is one of the greatest TV creators of the 20th Century, and beyond. The producer was a titan of 1970s television, with shows like “All in the Family,” “Good Times,” “Maude” and “Sanford and Son.” He is the topic of a new film documentary, “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You.”
Lear is the embodiment of television history, having worked in the medium since its advent in the 1950s. He began with partner Ed Simmons, writing for shows like the “Ford Star Revue” and “The Colgate Comedy Hour” (with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis). Throughout the 1950s and ‘60s, he produced television that was common at the time – star oriented and non-controversial – while also writing and producing movie satire like “Divorce, American Style” and “Cold Turkey,” with partner Bud Yorkin. In the late 1960s, he began to work on a pilot called “Justice for All,” featuring a bigoted character named “Archie Justice. »
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CBS has given the greenlight to a pilot reboot of the MacGyver TV series. Richard Dean Anderson starred in the title role of the original MacGyver, which ran on ABC from 1985 until it was cancelled in 1992.
Lee David Zlotoff created the 1985 MacGyver, which was executive produced by Henry Winkler and John Rich. It spawned two TV movies MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis, and MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday. Winkler is involved in the reboot, which will be a prequel.
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2 items from 2016
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