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978-0-8108-4270-0 • Hardback • April 2002 • $93.00 • (£72.00) - Currently out of stock. Copies will arrive soon.
Ted Bergmann is president of T.T.C. Productions, Inc., co-producer of the television series Three's Company. A former managing director of the Du Mont television network, he is a 60-year veteran of the broadcasting and television industries.
Ira Skutch began his career in radio at NBC. He later went on to direct and produce such game shows as Concentration and Password, and has both authored and edited several books for the Directors Guild of America.
Chapter 1 Prelude
Chapter 2 Dr. Du Mont
Chapter 3 FCC Matters
Chapter 4 Selling Time
Chapter 5 Government Actions
Chapter 6 Programs
Chapter 7 Sports
Chapter 8 Management Changes
Chapter 9 Running the Network
Chapter 10 Closing Down
Chapter 11 Postscript
Chapter 12 Appendix A—Primetime Schedules
Chapter 13 Appendix B—Senate Subcommittee Testimony
Chapter 14 Appendix C—Booz, Allen & Hamilton Survey
Bergmann and Skutch provide essential information of the history of broadcasting as they salute the man "who made television possible."
— Dga Quarterly
A good feel for what worked and what did not—and thus why DuMont's network failed—is provided here.
— Communication Booknotes Quarterly