Remembering Grant Tinker

Remembering Grant Tinker

The executive/producer and Archive of American Television co-founder passes away at age 90.

PRODUCER'S POINTERS: HOW TO TURN YOUR HOLIDAY INTO FAMILY HISTORY 101

Producer's Pointers: How to Turn Your Holiday Into Family History 101

A guide to making your holiday a family historian's dream.

Christmas Episodes: The Tradition Continues

Christmas Episodes: The Tradition Continues

A look at the history of the sitcom Christmas episode (on The Brady Bunch, Seinfeld, & more!)

Jeff Fager Online

Jeff Fager's Interview is now online! 

The Executive Producer of 60 Minutes talks producing television's longest-running news magazine.

Television's Holiday Specials

Our latest Google Cultural Institute exhibit!

Celebrate the holiday season with a look behind TV's most beloved holiday specials.

Remembering Gwen Ifill

Remembering Gwen Ifill

The PBS journalist passes away at age 61.

Felicity Huffman's Interview Is Now Online!

Felicity Huffman's Interview Is Now Online!

The actress talks Sports Night, Desperate Housewives, American Crime, and more!

William H. Macy's Interview Is Now Online!

William H. Macy's Interview Is Now Online!

The actor talks ER, Shameless, working with David Mamet, and more!

Capturing TV History Through Video Interviews

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Welcome to EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG, the online home of the Television Academy Foundation’s ARCHIVE OF AMERICAN TELEVISION.

The Archive collects in-depth video interviews with TV's greatest legends and pioneers. Browse the interviews by person, show, topic or profession.

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Christmas Episodes: The Tradition ContinuesBlog post imageWith the rapidly changing television landscape, we’re finding that some long-time traditions seem to be remaining in place, for the time being. Each September a spate of new series debut; each October a large number of those are cancelled. The networks...

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What major news event did Andy Cohen announce to viewers of the Real Housewives of Orange County on his late night show, Watch What Happens Live?

New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.

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