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  1. Norman Lear to Keynote Opening Day at NATPE/Content First

    1:24 pm 11/4/2014

    He produced a number of hit TV shows, including 'All in the Family,' and is also a political activist, businessman and authorRead more

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  2. Exclusive Norman Lear Memoir Excerpt: Throwdowns With Carroll O'Connor, Race Battles on 'Good Times'

    8:00 am 10/2/2014

    At 92, the legendary show creator opens up in his first memoir about his fantastical, boundary-changing life and creative struggles with some of his castmembers Read more

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  3. How Betty Ford Helped Sell 'Maude' Into Syndication

    8:00 am 10/2/2014

    In his new memoir, Norman Lear recalls how he recruited the former first lady, the show's "No. 1 Fan," to talk it up to TV executivesRead more

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  4. Legendary Producers Behind 'Mary Tyler Moore,' 'All in the Family' and 'Dick Van Dyke' on Early Fears, Network Clashes

    6:00 am 8/24/2014

    Even TV giants got their starts somewhereRead more

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  5. Norman Lear, Carl Reiner and Allan Burns on Early Fears and Butting Heads With Networks

    5:00 am 8/23/2014

    The veteran producers behind 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'All in the Family' and 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' reveal how they encountered problems with their networks Read more

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  6. From 'All in the Family' to 'Breaking Bad': 24 Legendary Creators Gather to Share Secrets From 53 Years of TV

    10:00 am 8/21/2014

    Drama "It" boys (Vince Gilligan, Damon Lindelof) and comedy gods (Norman Lear, Carl Reiner) come together to trade notes and pose for an epic class pictureRead more

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  7. 24 Emmy Super Producers Tell All

    10:00 am 8/21/2014

    THR gathered some of television's greatest show creators (all Emmy winners) for a rare glimpse into the risks, ratings debacles and game changing content that ushered in the medium's second golden age. Read more

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  8. Watch Carl Reiner, Vince Gilligan and 22 More Super Producers Tell All

    10:00 am 8/21/2014

    Norman Lear and Matthew Weiner are just the tip of the iceberg in this once-in-a-lifetime gatheringRead more

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  9. Ted Cruz to Address Hollywood's Secret Conservative Group Friends of Abe (Exclusive)

    7:30 am 2/20/2014

    The group rightly refused a request from the IRS to reveal the names of its members, says the Republican senator from Texas; "FOA should respond to the IRS as it would to any McCarthyite request for information."Read more

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