CHUCK FRIES GODFATHER OF THE TELEVISION MOVIE

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

 

Chuck Fries, renowned Hollywood producer, originated some of the most exciting, award-winning entertainment of our time - one of the only producers to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fries has participated in the production of over 5,000 series episodes, 120 television movies/mini-series and more than 50 theatrical films.

In his book, we learn Fries' story - from his boyhood to his early years in Hollywood at Ziv Television, a pioneer in TV syndication; his rise as an Executive at Screen Gems, Columbia and at Metromedia; and the eventual creation of his own major independent production/distribution company, Fries Entertainment.

These productions include the TV shows: "Sea Hunt," "Highway Patrol," "Bewitched," "The Monkees," and "Spiderman." His long form television includes "The Martian Chronicles," "The Medgar Evers Story," "Leona Helmsley," and "Dempsey" - and they have garnered countless awards. His feature films include "Cat People," "Troop Beverly Hills" and "Flowers in the Attic."