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Pioneers of Television

Cast of 'Pioneers of Television'

  • Ryan Seacrest

Pioneers of Television

A follow-up to the highly rated ``Pioneers of Primetime,'' this documentary series features interviews with leading figures from the worlds of sitcoms, game shows, variety and late-night television, including Art Linkletter, Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Andy Williams, Phyllis Diller, Jim Nabors, Betty White, Jonathan Winters, Marlo Thomas, Bob Barker, Merv Griffin, Ed McMahon and Tommy Smothers, among many others.

Premiere:
Jan 02, 2008
Original Network:
PBS
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All Upcoming Times for Pioneers of Television

Episode Air Date Channel

Miniseries

S03, E04  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 2013)
Interviews with cast members of ``Roots,'' ``Rich Man, Poor Man'' and ``The Thorn Birds.''
  • Sat 9/23
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Standup to Sitcom

S04, E01  (First Aired: Apr. 15, 2014)
Stand-up comics transition to the sitcom format. Interviews include Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, Tim Allen, Ray Romano and Bob Newhart.
  • Mon 9/25
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT
  • Sat 9/30
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Doctors and Nurses

S04, E02  (First Aired: Apr. 22, 2014)
Actors Noah Wyle, Anthony Edwards, Gloria Reuben and Eriq LaSalle reveal the secrets of ``ER''; Howie Mandel, Ed Begley Jr. and Christina Pickles talk about ``St. Elsewhere.''
  • Mon 10/2
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT