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Tom and Dick. Tea with Goldie. Pete Seeger. These are just a few associations one makes at the mention of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Some others: controversy, cancellation, law suit.
We’re sad to learn that executive/producer Michael Dann passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the age of 94. Dann began his television career at NBC before moving on to CBS.
We were excited, and yes, maybe even a little bit nervous, for the chance to sit with network executive Nina Tassler for a few hours for the Archive of American Television. After all, this was one of the most powerful people in television.
CBS has revived