Fred Silverman

Fred Silverman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fred Silverman is an American television executive and producer. He worked as an executive at the CBS, ABC and NBC networks, and was responsible for bringing to television such programs as the series Scooby-Doo, All in the Family, The Waltons, and Charlie's Angels, as well as the miniseries Roots and Sh gun. Silverman graduated from Syracuse University, where he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, and then earned a Master's degree from the Ohio State University. He went to work for WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois, overseeing children's programming, as well as at WPIX in New York City. His masters thesis analyzed ten years of ABC programming and was so good it got him hired as an executive at CBS at the age of 25 in 1963. There, he took over responsibility for all daytime network programming and later, took charge of all of entertainment programming, day and night. Silverman married his assistant, Cathy Kihn, and they had a daughter, Melissa, and son, Williamshow more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 26mm | 676g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134947970
  • 9786134947978