The Multitaskers: TV Production’s Top Moguls

Back when the TV landscape was much more finite, a prolific creator could put his stamp on an entire genre. With groundbreaking sitcoms like All in the Family, Maude and The Jeffersons, Norman Lear changed the course of TV comedy, injecting it with social, political and cultural currency. From Dynasty to Beverly Hills, 90210 and Melrose Place, Aaron Spelling completely revamped the prime-time soap for contemporary audiences. Whether on cop shows like Hill Street Blues or legal series like L.A. Law, Steven Bochco raised the bar for all network drama.

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