Steve Binder has been honored by the Caucus for Television Producers, Writers, and Directors for his 26-year long career in variety television directing.
You can watch the Archive’s two-part “Living Television” interview with acclaimed producer/director Steve Binder here. He discusses his work on many notable productions including: “The T.A.M.I Show”, “Petula”, “Elvis: The ‘68 Comeback Special”, “Liza”, “Shields & Yarnell”, “Diana Ross in Central Park”, and many other specials including multiple Emmy Awards shows. Conducted March 4, 2004 by Stephen J. Abramson.
In this interview excerpt Producer/Director Steve Binder discusses the controversy which arose from the 1968 production of Petula Clark’s “Petula” special with guest star Harry Belafonte.