TV Land Sets Moguls Six-Pack Documentary4/15/2004 9:07 AM Eastern
TV Land will air a six-part documentary on television’s most influential executives throughout the medium’s history.
The first installment of TV Land Moguls will debut Wednesday, April 21 at 9 p.m. (EST/PST), with subsequent episodes following Wednesdays at the same time.
Immediately following each telecast, the network will air a specially-themed programming block representing the work of the moguls seen in that evening's episode.
For example, following the debut installment, “The 50s: Television's Golden Age,” TV Land will feature episodes of I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Star Trek, Make Room for Daddy, The Andy Griffith Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show.
Merv Griffin will host TV Land Moguls, and Adam Arkin is the narrator.
Featured producers include Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, Sheldon Leonard, Danny Thomas, Carl Reiner, Quinn Martin, Sherwood Schwartz, Norman Lear, Grant Tinker, Aaron Spelling, Garry Marshall, Stephen J. Cannell, Marcy Carsey, Tom Werner, Stephen Bochco, Dick Wolf, Rob Burnett, Darren Star and Jerry Bruckheimer.