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Bob Weiskopf
Bob Weiskopf (March 13, 1914 – February 20, 2001) was an American screenwriter and producer for television.[1] He has credits for I Love Lucy which he and his writing partner Bob Schiller joined in the fifth season. They also wrote for The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Maude, All in the Family
All in the Family
(for which he won a 1978 Emmy for co-writing the episode "Cousin Liz"), Archie Bunker's Place, The Red Skelton Show, the short-lived Pete and Gladys, and Sanford (the spin-off of Sanford and Son). His son Kim Weiskopf was also a television writer. References[edit]^ Emmys.comExternal links[edit] Bob Weiskopf on IMDb Bob Weiskopf interview video at the Archive of American Televisionv t ePrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (1970–1979)No award (1970) James L. Brooks
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Chicago, Illinois
Chicago
Chicago
(/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ, -ˈkɔː-/ ( listen)), officially the City
City
of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois
Illinois
and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County
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Archie Bunker's Place
Archie Bunker's Place
Archie Bunker's Place
is an American sitcom produced as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family
All in the Family
that aired on CBS
CBS
from September 23, 1979 to April 4, 1983. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to last for four seasons, until its cancellation in 1983. In its first season, the show performed so well that it knocked Mork & Mindy out of its new Sunday night time slot (a year earlier, during its first season, Mork & Mindy had been the No
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Los Angeles, California
Los AngelesCSA Los Angeles-Long BeachMSA Los Angeles-Long Beach-AnaheimPueblo September 4, 1781[3]City status May 23, 1835[4]Incorporated April 4, 1850[5]Named for Our Lady, Queen of the AngelsGovernment • Type Mayor-Council-Commission[6] • Body Los Angeles
Los Angeles
City Council • Mayor Eric Garcetti[7] • City Attorney Mike Feuer[7] • City Controller Ron Galperin[7]Area[8] • City in California 502.76 sq m
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IMDb
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew, personnel and fictional character biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February, 2017. The database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon. As of December 2017[update], IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database,[2] as well as 83 million registered users. The movie and talent pages of IMDb
IMDb
are accessible to all internet users, but a registration process is necessary to contribute information to the site. Most data in the database is provided by volunteer contributors
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Sanford And Son
Sanford and Son
Sanford and Son
is an American sitcom that ran on the NBC
NBC
television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. It was based on the BBC Television
BBC Television
program Steptoe and Son. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catchphrases, the series was adapted by Norman Lear
Norman Lear
and considered NBC's answer to CBS's All in the Family. Sanford and Son
Sanford and Son
has been hailed as the precursor to many other African American sitcoms. It was a ratings hit throughout its six-season run. While the role of Fred G. Sanford was known for his bigotry and cantankerousness, the role of Lamont Sanford was that of a conscientious peacemaker. At times, both characters would involve themselves in schemes, usually as a means of earning cash quickly in order to pay off their various debts
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The Red Skelton Show
The Red Skelton
Red Skelton
Show is an American television comedy/variety show that, from 1951 to 1971, was an entertainment staple and an institution to a generation of viewers. It was second to Gunsmoke (1955–1975) and third to The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
(1948–1971) in the ratings during that time. In the decade prior to hosting the show, Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton, had a successful career as a radio and motion pictures star.[1] Although his television series is largely associated with CBS, where it appeared for more than sixteen years, it actually began and ended on NBC. During its run, the program received three Emmy Awards, for Skelton as best comedian and the program as best comedy show during its initial season, and an award for comedy writing in 1961
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Sanford (TV Series)
Sanford is an American short-lived sitcom and a sequel to the original 1972–1977 sitcom Sanford and Son. It was broadcast on NBC
NBC
from March 15, 1980, to July 10, 1981.Contents1 Background 2 First season 3 Second season 4 Cast 5 Episodes 6 Syndication 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksBackground[edit] In 1977, after six seasons of Sanford and Son, Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx
left NBC
NBC
show to star in a variety show for ABC. His new show, The Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx
Comedy Hour, was cancelled after four months. First season[edit] Sanford premiered in March 1980 as a midseason replacement. Demond Wilson refused to reprise his role as Fred's son, Lamont
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Maude (TV Series)
Maude is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972, until April 23, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur
Bea Arthur
as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban Tuckahoe, Westchester County, New York, with her fourth husband, household appliance store owner Walter Findlay (Bill Macy). Maude embraces the tenets of women's liberation, always votes for Democratic Party candidates, and advocates for civil rights and racial and gender equality. However, her overbearing and sometimes domineering personality often gets her into trouble when speaking about these issues. The show was billed as the first spin-off of All in the Family, on which Beatrice Arthur
Beatrice Arthur
had made two appearances in the character of Maude, Edith Bunker's cousin. Like All in the Family, Maude was a sitcom with topical storylines created by producer Norman Lear. Unusual for a U.S
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Screenwriter
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.Contents1 Profession 2 Film
Film
industry 3 Script doctoring 4 Development process 5 Production involvement 6 Union 7 See also 8 ReferencesProfession[edit] Screenwriting
Screenwriting
is a freelance profession. No education is required to become a professional screenwriter, just good storytelling abilities and imagination. Screenwriters are not hired employees but contracted freelancers. Most, if not all, screenwriters start their careers writing on speculation (spec) and so write without being hired or paid for it. If such a script is sold, it is called a spec script
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Pete And Gladys
Pete and Gladys
Pete and Gladys
is an American sitcom television series starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams
Cara Williams
that aired on CBS
CBS
on Mondays at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time for two seasons, beginning on September 19, 1960. The last episode was broadcast on September 10, 1962.Contents1 Synopsis 2 Guest stars 3 Reception 4 Episode list4.1 Season 1 4.2 Season 25 References 6 External linksSynopsis[edit] One of CBS
CBS
television's most popular and highly rated sitcoms of the 1950s, December Bride, starred Spring Byington
Spring Byington
and Harry Morgan
Harry Morgan
as next-door neighbor Pete Porter. Pete spent most of his time complaining about his scatterbrained wife Gladys, who was unseen to viewers. In this spin-off series, Gladys emerges as the redhaired comedian Cara Williams
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Stan Hart
Stan Hart (September 12, 1928 – July 27, 2017[1]) was an American comedy writer with many television credits. His work also appeared for decades in Mad magazine.[1] He was closely associated with another MAD writer, Larry Siegel;[1] though the two wrote separately for the magazine, both contributed to the off-Broadway musical The Mad Show,[1] and later to The Carol Burnett Show
The Carol Burnett Show
[1] (for which they won multiple Emmy Awards). Hart retired and volunteered his time as a writing consultant with a performing arts school in Westchester County called the Youth Theatre Interactions, Inc
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Barry Michael Harman
Barry Michael Harman (born March 14, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American writer and producer for television and a Tony-nominated book writer and lyricist for the Broadway theater. He wrote and directed the Broadway musical Romance/Romance, which starred actor Scott Bakula and actress Alison Fraser, and which received five Tony Award nominations (including Best Musical, Best Lyrics and Best Book), four Outer Critics Circle Awards and a Drama Desk nomination for Best Lyrics. He was nominated for a 1992 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Musical for "Romance/Romance" at the Apple Tree Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. His off-Broadway musical Olympus On My Mind, won him an Outer Critics Award for Best Lyrics and received three Drama Desk nominations. His work in TV includes winning Emmy Awards on his first professional job, working a staff writer on The Carol Burnett Show
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Thomas Meehan (writer)
Thomas Edward Meehan (August 14, 1929 – August 21, 2017) was an American writer. He was best known for writing the books for the musicals Annie, The Producers, and Hairspray
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Judith Viorst
Judith Viorst
Judith Viorst
(born February 2, 1931) is an American writer, newspaper journalist, and psychoanalysis researcher.[1] She is perhaps best known[citation needed] for her children's literature, such as The Tenth Good Thing About Barney (about the death of a pet) and the Alexander series of short picture books, which includes Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1972), which has sold over two million copies.[2] Viorst is a 1952 graduate of the Newark College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University
Rutgers University
in Newark, New Jersey. In 1968, Viorst signed the "Writers and Editors War Tax Protest" pledge, vowing to refuse tax payments in protest against the Vietnam War.[3] In the latter part of the 1970s, after two decades of writing for children and adults, she turned to the study of Freudian psychology
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Herbert Baker (screenwriter)
Herbert Baker (born Herbert Joseph Abrahams; December 25, 1920, New York City – June 30, 1983, Encino, Los Angeles, California) was a songwriter and screenwriter for television and films.Contents1 Biography 2 Screenwriting 3 References 4 Links 5 External linksBiography[edit] The only son of composer Maurice Abrahams and singer Belle Baker, Herbert attended Yale School of Drama, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts. His first Broadway credit was in 1944 as the lyricist of Erich Wolfgang Korngold's arrangement of Offenbach's La Belle Helene
La Belle Helene
as well as other songs and musical pieces for the Broadway musical,Helen Goes to Troy[1] Screenwriting[edit] In 1945, Baker wrote for the Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
radio show. Henry Morgan hired Baker to write for his radio show in 1947
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