Producer Martin Hoade’s seven-part interview is now available for viewing on Google Video. Mr. Hoade produced NBC’s Sunday morning religious program wheel and provides much insight on the topic of how aspects of religion were portrayed on network television.
In his 7-part (each 30-minute segment is posted separately) oral history interview, producer Martin Hoade (1916-2006) recalls his early days in television working for NBC, on programs such as newsreels and political conventions. He talks about his move into religious programming as the producer and director of NBC’s Sunday morning religious program wheel, which was comprised of the series “Frontiers of Faith”, “The Catholic Hour”, and “The Eternal Light”. He speaks of the craft involved in producing religious programming as well as the issue of proselytizing and of religious programming in general.
Click here to access the entire interview.
To read the Archive blog’s obituary of Mr. Hoade, click on the following: Archive of American Television: Religious Series Producer/Director Martin Hoade Has Died