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In 1970, David Sheehan was the first entertainment reporter and critic on a news broadcast in the history of television. Now, 37 years later, David Sheehan has written, produced and hosted the most successful o-t-o (one time only) syndicated special in the history of television: Academy Awards Movie Magic, airing in 96.544% of the U.S.A., on 259 ... See full bio »


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 1998 Never Tell Me Never (TV Movie)
 1998 The Adventures of Ragtime
TV News Reporter
 1998 Land of the Free
Reporter #1
 1998 Recoil
News Anchor
 1983 Fame (TV Series)
- Blood, Sweat and Circuits (1983) ... Mailman
 1980 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Roger Murdock
- The Election (1980) ... Roger Murdock
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Produced and camera-directed for video the hit musical "Pippin" with Bob Fosse.

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First entertainment reporter and critic on a news broadcast in the history of television. See more »


Dean of Entertainment Interviewers

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