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Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. (1908–2002)

No one in the broadcast television industry -- in the U.S. or abroad -- will doubt for an instant that Sylvester (Pat) Weaver has been its foremost creative force. From commercial television's nascent days at the end of the 1940s, Weaver virtually pioneered the very concepts of morning TV and late-night TV. Aside from those formats, he championed ... See full bio »

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 2006-2011 Today (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 February 2011 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 8 July 2008 (2008) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 15 May 2008 (2008) ... (creator)
 1957 The Wisdom Series (TV Series) (creator)
 1955 Wide Wide World (TV Series documentary) (creator)
 1954 Home (TV Series) (creator)
 1953 Tonight! (TV Series) (co-creator - as Pat Weaver)
 1950 Broadway Open House (TV Series) (creator)
 1950 Your Show of Shows (TV Series) (creator)
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 1958 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1966)
 1958 Make Me Laugh (TV Series) (executive producer - as Pat Weaver)
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 1981 Television: Inside and Out (TV Series)
Regular
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 1998 The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Co-Presenter: Oustanding Miniseries (as Pat Weaver)
 1983 The 35th Annual Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: The Governor's Award
 1958 The Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 8 June 1958 (1958) ... Himself
 1956 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #3.23 (1956) ... Himself
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Alternate Names:

Pat Weaver
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Trivia:

When Weaver first joined NBC, TV was run on the radio model. Sponsors owned shows, controlled their content and sometimes even dictated when they aired. Weaver's ideas took away some of that control. He had the network produce its own shows and then sell commercial time to several advertisers, helping fund the medium. For his contributions, he received two Emmy awards and was inducted into the ... See more »

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Pat

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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