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ER CREATOR: EDGY SHOWS NOW GOING TO CABLE

January 13, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Writer/producer/director John Wells, who was responsible for bringing such shows as China Beach, ER, and The West Wing to television said on Thursday that he would have struck out if he tried to sell the networks any of those shows today. Instead, he would have taken those shows to cable. Currently, his Shameless airs on […]

NBC’S GREENBLATT: LET’S BRING BACK “MUST SEE TV”

August 2, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said Monday that he hopes to make the network a “Must See” phenomenon again. Referring to the network’s onetime slogan for its Thursday night lineup of comedies plus the drama ER (“Must See TV”), Greenberg said that he wanted to present programs that would have the feel of events — […]