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"NewsRadio" Pilot (1995)

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Original Air Date:
25 March 1995 (Season 1, Episode 1)
Dave Nelson begins his new job as WNYX News Director, but first he has to fire his predecessor. Full summary » | Full synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Episode Crew
Directed by
James Burrows 
Writing credits
Paul Simms (created by)

Paul Simms (written by)

Produced by
Marco Bario .... associate producer
Bruce Rand Berman .... associate producer
Bernie Brillstein .... executive producer
Brad Grey .... executive producer
Paul Simms .... executive producer
Jon Spector .... producer
Original Music by
Mike Post (music by)
Cinematography by
Ken Lamkin (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Leslie Dennis Bracken  (as Leslie Dennis)
Casting by
Marc Hirschfeld 
Meg Liberman 
Art Direction by
Roy Christopher 
Set Decoration by
Richard C. Walker 
Costume Design by
Carol Hybi  (as Carol Hybl)
Makeup Department
Debbie Easton .... hairstylist
Christa Reusch .... makeup artist (as Christia Reusch)
April Spaulding .... hairstylist
Paula Sutor .... makeup artist
Production Management
Kent Zbornak .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marsha Scarbrough .... second assistant director
Kent Zbornak .... first assistant director
Art Department
Wendell Johnson .... assistant art director
Jode S. Mann .... property master (as Jode Mann)
Sound Department
John Bickelhaupt .... re-recording
Tamara Johnson .... re-recording
Edward L. Moskowitz .... sound mixer (as Edward Moskowitz)
Paul Schremp .... re-recording
Visual Effects by
Siouxsie Stewart .... visual effects coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick Beren .... camera coordinator
Duane Journey .... dolly grip
Other crew
Joshua Baerwald .... production staff (as Josh Baerwald)
Julie Bean .... production staff
Michele Azenzer Bear .... production staff (as Michele Azenzer)
Todd Chambers .... production staff
Dan Corrieri .... production staff (as Daniel Corrieri)
Sonny P. Filippini .... script supervisor (as Sonny Filippini)
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer: main titles
Jonathan Glabman .... production staff
Billy Pittard .... title designer: main titles
Ed Sullivan .... title designer: main titles
Warren Littlefield .... president: NBC (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

23 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

In the DVD commentary, Brad Grey said they shot the pilot in "an hour and fifteen-twenty minutes."See more »
Boom mic visible: (at around 25 mins) On the top center of the screen.See more »
Bill McNeal:Don't you think I should do the Al Gore interview? Because phone interviews keep me alert and if I'm not alert I might just start reading the news veeery slooowly, liiike thiiiis.
Ed Harlow:I will see what I can do.
Bill McNeal:Thanks, buddy. I know you'll make the right deciiiisiooon.
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