A History of Television

Authored by Chuck Fries

"Chuck Fries: Godfather of the Television Movie, A History of Television" blends a personal narrative with the detailed anecdotes of a man who became an institution in Hollywood . "A History of Television" is filled with behind-the-scenes information about the programs he has produced and the actors he has worked with including Rock Hudson, Ron Howard, Art Carney, Dorian Harewood, Morgan Fairchild, David Janssen, Barbara Eden, Valerie Harper, Orson Welles, Susan Hayward, James Brolin, John Ritter, Martin Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Suzanne Pleshette... the list goes on and on.

We learn from a Hollywood insider about the early years of television, the day-to-day workings of the entertainment business, the origins of television movies and what it takes to get them produced and distributed. Along the way, we discover why Fries has been dubbed "Godfather of the Television Movie" and gain solid insights from a show business veteran on how to succeed in one of the world's most competitive industries.


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