"A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TELEVISION: A MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO SPECIAL," A NEW ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL THAT GOES BEHIND THE SCENES OF 12 HIGH PROFILE TELEVISION SHOWS, TO BE BROADCAST
SEPT. 2 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Dennis Haysbert ("The Unit") Provides the Narration
Included In The Special Are: "Entertainment Tonight," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Everybody Hates Chris,"
The "CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer," "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," "Today," "ER," "Ellen," "The Simpsons," "TRL"
And The "Syracuse Local News on WSTM"
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TELEVISION: A MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO SPECIAL, a new entertainment special that goes behind the scenes of 12 high profile television shows to see how they are made, will be broadcast Saturday, Sept. 2 (8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Dennis Haysbert ("The Unit") provides the narration.
On November 9, 2005, 42 television crews went behind the scenes of some of the most popular shows on television to find out from many different perspectives what went into producing them on this specific day. From daytime to late night, comedies, dramas, specials, reality and talk shows, this is a unique look at the process of creating some of television's top programs as they rush to meet their deadlines -- excitement, tension and all.
Included in the special are: "Entertainment Tonight," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Everybody Hates Chris," the "CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer," "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," "Today," "ER," "Ellen," "The Simpsons," "TRL" and the "Syracuse Local News on WSTM." Among those featured are Linda Bell Blue, executive producer of "Entertainment Tonight"; Ellen DeGeneres with her writers; Craig Ferguson and his writers; Carol Mendelsohn, creator and show runner of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"; producers of the "CBS Evening News"; Cathy Younkin, news director of the "Syracuse Local News on WSTM"; Dave George, supervising producer of "TRL"; Terry Cruz and Tishina, actors in "Everybody Hates Chris"; Tyra Banks, model on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show"; and Hank Azaria, who is heard as various voices on "The Simpsons," among others.
The Museum of Television & Radio, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, promotes the understanding of media and its impact on the world today. Founded by William S. Paley in 1976, MTR's expanding collection of over 120,000 titles from television, radio, the internet, and advertising is a comprehensive treasury of American and global cultural, political, and social history from 1918 to the present. The general public and media professionals can access the collection and participate in engaging programs at both of MTR's locations, as well as at mtr.org. MTR also serves as a neutral setting in which executives from converging communications sectors come together to discuss the most pressing issues facing the industry. By developing new initiatives and fostering partnerships around the world through the innovative programs of the MTR Media Center and the International Council, MTR continues its unique contribution to the worldwide dialogue on media. For more information, visit www.mtr.org.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TELEVISION: A MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO SPECIAL is being produced by Planet Grande Pictures in association with The Museum of Television & Radio. Eamon Harrington and John Watkin are the executive producers; Kate Harrington is the supervising producer. Eamon Harrington and John Watkin directed and wrote the special. Pat Mitchell, Diane Lewis and John Wolters are the executive producers for The Museum of Television and Radio.
RATING: To Be Announced