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Frank Stanton (II) (1908–2006)

Graduating from Ohio State University with a Ph.D. in psychology in 1935, his studies brought him to the attention of CBS founder William S. Paley who was interested in his work in audience research. He developed scientific methods for measuring radio listener ship, a forerunner of the devices used by Nielsen Media Research. President of CBC from ... See full bio »

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 2002 Television in America: An Autobiography (TV Series documentary)
 1996 Corwin (TV Movie)
 1986 The 3rd Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame Awards (TV Special)
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 1965 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)
- Henry Moore: Man of Form (1965) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1959 Section 315 (TV Movie)
 1955 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
- Subscription Television (1955) ... Himself
 1951 Premiere (TV Special)

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In 1970, Stanton ordered The Wild Wild West (1965) to be canceled due to his pledge to Congress to reduce television violence. See more »

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