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Music (feature film)

1.
New Adventures of Heidi, The (1978)
The long-familiar Heidi tale is given a contemporary setting -- as the young heroine leaves her familiar Swiss mountain for the bright lights of Manhattan -- and a musical background.

Writer (special)

2.
30th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2004) as Writer
Coverage of the 30th Annual People's Choice Awards honoring people's favorites in television, movies, and music.
3.
55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2003) as Writer
Live coverage of the 55th annual Primetime Emmy awards.
4.
CBS at 75: A Primetime Celebration (2003) as Writer
A celebration of the Eye's seventy-five years of broacasting.
5.
75th Annual Academy Awards, The (2003) as Writer
Live coverage of the 75th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
6.
29th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2003) as Writer
Coverage of the 29th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, fans are honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
7.
28th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2002) as Writer
Coverage of the 28th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
8.
73rd Annual Academy Awards, The (2001) as Writer
Live coverage of the 73rd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
9.
27th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2001) as Writer
Live coverage of the 27th annual People's Choice Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
10.
CAPITOL FOURTH, A (2001) as Writer
A musical celebration of Independence Day from the West Lawn of the Capitol Building in Washington DC.
11.
53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2001) as Writer
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
12.
Capitol Fourth 2000, A (2000) as Writer
Live coverage of a celebration of the Fourth of July from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC.
13.
Grand Ole Opry 75th -- A Celebration (2000) as Writer
A celebration of the 75th anniversary of Opryland, the home of country music. The program features performances by music legends and country's newest stars.
14.
American Film Institute Salute to Harrison Ford, The (2000) as Writer
The American Film Institute honors actor Harrison Ford with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
15.
35th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (2000) as Writer (Special Material)
Live coverage of the 35th annual Academy of Country Music Awards presentation from the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, California.
16.
American Film Institute Salute to Dustin Hoffman (1999) as Writer
Coverage of the presentation of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award to actor Dustin Hoffman, the 27th recipient of the honor.
17.
CAPITOL FOURTH -- 1999, A (1999) as Writer
Live coverage of the annual Independence Day celebration from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The National Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Erich Kunzel, performs the music of Duke Ellington, celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth. Also, the U.S. Army Fife & Drum Corps salute George W
18.
25th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1999) as Writer
Presentation of the 25th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring the popular favorites in 18 categories of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a national survey conducted by The Gallup Organization. In honor of the Awards' Silver Anniversary, three new awards are spotlighted: All
19.
18th Annual American Fashion Awards, The (1999) as Writer
Coverage of the 18th annual American Fashion Awards gala, presented by The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) from the Regiment Armory in Manhattan. The two-part program includes pre-show coverage followed by the ceremony, which celebrates the talent and commitment of fashion designers.
20.
71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1999) as Writer
Live coverage of the 71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
21.
Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra in Concert (1999) as Writer
Concert telecast of a performance by Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra from Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City. Features 82 young musicians between the ages of eight and 13 from across the United States and England, chosen from live auditions in New York, Houston, Chicago and
22.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1999) as Writer
Presentation of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) 14th Annual Hall of Fame ceremony from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood, California. The inductees are Carl Reiner, Fred Rogers, Lorne Michaels, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer, Fred Silverman, Ethel Winant and the lat
23.
Comic Relief VIII (1998) as Writer
Eighth annual live comedy event to benefit the nation's homeless. Features stand-up comedy, musical performances and ensemble sketches. A toll-free 800 number is shown onscreen enabling viewers to make pledges and donations.
24.
CAPITOL FOURTH -- 1998, A (1998) as Writer
Live presentation of a concert celebrating Independence Day from the lawn of the United States Capitol in Washington DC. Features the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Erich Kunzel. Includes a tribute to composer George Gershwin on the 100th anniversary of his birth in Brooklyn.
25.
Monica Mancini... On Record (1998) as Writer
Monica Mancini performs in concert at UCLA's Royce Hall. Includes interviews with celebrities close to the Mancini family.
26.
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) 13th Annual Hall of Fame (1998) as Writer
Presentation of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' 13th Annual Hall of Fame ceremony from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California, honoring and inducting individuals into the ATAS Hall of Fame who have made significant contributions to the television industry.
27.
Snowden, Raggedy Ann & Andy Holiday Show (1998) as Writer
Skating special follows the continuing adventures of Snowden, the magical snowman from the holiday special "Snowden on Ice." Snowden is joined by his friend Doc and his magical wagon full of Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls. The dolls help Snowden and Doc make children's wishes come true by transporting t
28.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998) as Writer
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
29.
American Comedy Honors (1997) as Writer
Presentation of the first annual American Comedy Honors saluting six contemporary stars who have made major contributions to the art of comedy.
30.
Snowden on Ice (1997) as Writer
Figure-skating special tells the story of Kate, a single mother who returns to Albert Pond, her childhood home, with her young daughter, Lizzie. As a child, Kate suffered a stunning defeat in a skating championship and has been afraid to skate again. When she returns to Albert Pond, she remembers a
31.
69th Annual Academy Awards, The (1997) as Writer
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.
32.
50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary (1997) as Writer
Documentary celebrating 50 years of television history. Featuring a large collection of television clips introduced by legendary and current television stars. The documentary, also shown at a Hollywood gala, launches the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences new Archive of American Television.
33.
CAPITOL FOURTH -- 1997, A (1997) as Writer
Telecast of the annual Fourth of July concert from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The centerpiece of this concert is the 40th anniversary celebration of Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story."
34.
1996 Grammy Awards (1996) as Writer
Live presentation of the 38th annual Grammy Awards.
35.
Dolly Parton: Treasures (1996) as Writer
Special featuring Dolly Parton in concert as she salutes her favorite songs and the songwriters and performers who made them famous.
36.
CAPITOL FOURTH -- 1996, A (1996) as Writer
Fourth of July concert from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Includes a salute to George and Ira Gershwin.
37.
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (1995) as Writer
Special celebrating Frank Sinatra's 80th birthday.
38.
67th Annual Academy Awards, The (1995) as Writer
A live presentation of the 67th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, honoring achievements in motion pictures released during 1994.
39.
1995 Grammy Awards (1995) as Writer
Live presentation of the 37th Annual Grammy Awards, honoring excellence in music.
40.
Newsweek American Achievement Awards, The (1995) as Writer
Presentation of the first annual Newsweek American Achievement Awards, celebrating America's ethnic and cultural diversity by honoring citizens for their courage and achievements.
41.
66th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1994) as Writer
Broadcast of the 66th annual Academy Awards presentation.
42.
Second Annual Comedy Hall of Fame, The (1994) as Writer
A special honoring legendary performers for their lifetime achievements in comedy. Included are tributes to Sid Caesar, George Carlin, Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Mary Tyler Moore, and Richard Pryor.
43.
Kathie Lee... Looking For Christmas (1994) as Writer
Holiday variety special with singer/talk-show host Kathie Lee Gifford, at her home and various locations in New York City.
44.
36th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1994) as Writer
A presentation of the "36th Annual Grammy Awards" live from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
45.
48th Annual Tony Awards, The (1994) as Writer
A live presentation of the annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the theater.
46.
Comic Relief VI (1994) as Writer
A live presentation of the sixth annual Comic Relief fundraiser to benefit the homeless. Includes stand-up comedy performances, character pieces, ensemble sketches and short film clips describing the Comic Relief organization.
47.
Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, The (1994) as Writer
Telecast of the fifth annual American Teacher Awards, honoring outstanding teachers throughout the United States.
48.
Jackson Family Honors, The (1994) as Writer
Members of the singing Jackson family gather to honor individuals known for their charitable work. This year's recepients of Lifetime Achievement Awards are Elizabeth Taylor and Berry Gordy.
49.
35th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1993) as Writer
Live coverage of the 35th Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music recording industry. Broadcast from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium.
50.
Harry Connick Jr. Christmas Special, The (1993) as Writer
Christmas special starring Harry Connick, Jr.
51.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993) as Writer
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
52.
1991 Grammy Awards (1993) as Writer
Live coverage of the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music industry.
53.
First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame, The (1993) as Writer
Presentation of the first annual Comedy Hall of Fame awards. Includes tributes to lifetime achievement recipients Carol Burnett, George Burns, Walter Matthau, Jonathan Winters, Milton Berle and Red Skelton.
54.
Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years (1993) as Writer
A gala special celebrating the 90th birthday of Bob Hope.
55.
Best of Disney Music II: A Legend in Song, The (1993) as Writer
A special featuring well-known songs from Disney animated feature films.
56.
47th Annual Tony Awards, The (1993) as Writer
A live presentation of the Tony Awards honoring excellence in the theater.
57.
American Reunion: The 52nd Presidential Inaugural Gala, An (1993) as Writer
A broadcast of the entertainment gala marking the presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton.
58.
American Television Awards, The (1993) as Writer
An awards special recognizing the top performances and programs seen on American television from April 13, 1992 to April 12, 1993, as determined by a survey of television critics, columnists and journalists.
59.
Best of Disney Music: A Legacy in Song, The (1993) as Writer
A special featuring songs from well-known Disney animated feature films.
60.
To Be Free: The National Literacy Honors (1992) as Writer
A awards special honoring the literacy movement and its achievers.
61.
1992 Grammy Awards (1992) as Writer
Live coverage of the 34th Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music industry.
62.
Hurricane Relief (1992) as Writer
Edited broadcast of a concert held in Miami, Florida, to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Andrew which hit Southern Florida in August 1992.
63.
Jaleel White Special, The (1992) as Writer
A special starring teenage actor Jaleel White, who fantasizes about writing, directing and acting in his own movie.
64.
18th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1992) as Writer
A live presentation of the "18th Annual People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by special Gallup Poll.
65.
Donahue: The 25th Anniversary (1992) as Writer
A special saluting Phil Donahue that includes film clips of past programs, on-stage reunions and personalities he has interviewed in the past 25 years.
66.
Comic Relief V (1992) as Writer
A live broadcast of the fifth annual "Comic Relief" fundraiser to help homeless Americans.
67.
CAPITOL FOURTH -- 1992, A (1992) as Writer
A broadcast of the 13th annual Fourth of July concert from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
68.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992) as Writer
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
69.
Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration (1992) as Writer
A special commemorating former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali's 50th birthday.
70.
63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1991) as Writer
Live coverage of the sixty-third annual Academy Awards ceremony.
71.
Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan, A (1991) as Writer
A special honoring basketball player Michael Jordan, the NBA's Most Valuable Player.
72.
Party For Richard Pryor, A (1991) as Writer
A special honoring comedian Richard Pryor. Includes scenes from Pryor's motion picture, television and stage performances and tributes from dozens of entertainers.
73.
Funny Women of Television: A Museum of Television & Radio Tribute (1991) as Writer
Telecast of a gala benefit for the Museum of Broadcasting, focusing on great TV comediennes. Includes a tribute to Lucille Ball and a special dedication ceremony of the Museum's new headquarters in New York City.
74.
Welcome Home, America! -- A USO Salute to America's Sons and Daughters (1991) as Writer
A broadcast of a concert honoring the United States armed forces and fifty years of service by the USO.
75.
Dream Is Alive: The 20th Anniversary Celebration of Walt Disney World, The (1991) as Writer
A special commemorating Walt Disney World's 20th anniversary.
76.
Sunday Night With Larry King (1990) as Writer
A talk/variety special hosted by Larry King.
77.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1990) as Writer
A telecast of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) sixth annual Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The program also features footage chronicaling the careers of the inductees.
78.
Dolly Parton: Christmas at Home (1990) as Writer
A Christmas special starring Dolly Parton from her home in Sevierville, Tennessee, where the singer/actress joins her family and friends for a holiday get-together.
79.
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come (1990) as Writer
A special commemorating Frank Sinatra's 75th birthday. The musical tribute includes footage from a Society of Singers performance in Los Angeles and Sinatra's birthday concert from the Meadowlands' Brendan Byrne Arena in New Jersey.
80.
16th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1990) as Writer
A live presentation of the sixteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup Poll.
81.
Happy Birthday, Bugs: 50 Looney Years (1990) as Writer
A special celebrating the fiftieth birthday of cartoon character Bugs Bunny. Also included is a tribute to the late Mel Blanc, the creator of Bugs' voice.
82.
Sammy Davis Jr.'s 60th Anniversary Celebration (1990) as Writer
A tribute to Sammy Davis, Jr., as the entertainer celebrates his sixtieth anniversary in show business. Taped before a live audience at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood. Includes clips of some of Davis's past appearances on television and film.
83.
42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation (1990) as Writer (Tributes)
Live telecast of the forty-second annual prime time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
84.
Grammy Legends Show (1990) as Writer
Honoring Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel and Quincy Jones, who were chosen by the Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences as 1990's Grammy Living Legends.
85.
32nd Annual Grammy Awards, The (1990) as Writer
Coverage of the 32nd Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music industry. Broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
86.
Julie Andrews in Concert (1990) as Writer
A broadcast of Julie Andrews' one-woman show, "An Evening With Julie Andrews," recorded live on stage at the Wiltern Theatre. In the show, Andrews reviews her life in song, concluding with a tribute to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, composers of two of her most popular shows, "My Fair Lady" an
87.
Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, The (1990) as Writer
An awards presentation honoring exemplary American teachers.
88.
Motown 30: What's Goin' On! (1990) as Writer
A music special commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Motown recording label. The program features Motown's recording artists, as well as comedians and actors who have been influenced by the Motown sound.
89.
Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1989) as Writer
A live broadcast of President-elect George Bush's Inaugural Gala from the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, featuring performers from all fields of American entertainment.
90.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1989) as Writer
A special featuring the installation of eight inductees into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' (ATAS) Television Hall of Fame, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The inductees in the fifth annual event are Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie
91.
31st Annual Grammy Awards, The (1989) as Writer
Live coverage of the 31st Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the recording industry.
92.
15th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1989) as Writer
A presentation of the fifteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers in 23 categories. Awards are determined by a special poll conducted by the Gallup organization.
93.
From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival (1989) as Writer
A variety special taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, at the closing gala for the First International Very Special Arts Festival, celebrating the achievements of physically and mentally handicapped artists.
94.
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1989) as Writer
A special paying tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who is leaving professional basketball after 20 seasons and an unprecedented four NBA championships to pursue a career in entertainment. The special includes comedy skits, original musical numbers, and film clips highlighting Abdul-Jabar's career.
95.
Very Special Christmas Party, A (1988) as Writer
A holiday special based on last year's "A Very Special Christmas" record album, which raised money for the Special Olympics. Commemorating the twentieth anniversary of Special Olympics International, the program features celebrities and the athletes who compete in these events.
96.
14th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1988) as Writer
Live telecast of the People's Choice Awards from the Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony honors America's favorite performers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
97.
America's Tribute to Bob Hope (1988) as Writer
A star-studded salute to American comedian Bob Hope. The special was taped January 2, 1988 at the opening of the Bob Hope Cultural Center in Palm Desert, California. At the close of the special, Ronald Reagan presented Hope with the first "America's Hope Award." The award is slated to be given annua
98.
Andy Williams and the NBC Kids: Easter in Rome (1987) as Writer
Andy Williams hosts this musical Easter special, taped on location in Rome. Besides musical numbers, the special features a tour of some of the sights of the eternal city, and a segment at the Vatican with Pope John Paul II.
99.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1987) as Writer
A two-hour special featuring the fourth annual awards show honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The inductees for 1987's tribute are Johnny Carson, Bob Hope, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Leonard Goldenson, Jim Henson, Eric Sevareid and Ernie Kovacs. The prog
100.
We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (1987) as Writer
Two-hour coverage of a black-tie event, broadcast from the Constitution Hall of Philadelphia's Civic Center, honoring the bicentennial of the signing of the United States Constitution. The program features performers and special guests offering tributes through music, dance, and dramatic representat
101.
Elvis' Graceland (1987) as Writer
A tribute to Elvis Presley by Priscilla Beaulieu Presley as she tours the house and grounds of Graceland, his Memphis estate. The program also includes comments from friends and colleagues.
102.
Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas (1987) as Writer
Julie Andrews, in her first special in nearly a decade, and her guests Placido Domingo and John Denver, visit the fabled Austrian city of Salzburg for an hour of traditional and contemporary music in the holiday spirit.
103.
Comic Relief II (1987) as Writer
A live comedy benefit for the homeless held at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. HBO telecast the first benefit in 1986. A toll-free 800 telephone number was displayed onscreen for viewer contributions to relieve the plight of the homeless in 23 cities nationwide.
104.
Disney's Captain EO Grand Opening (1986) as Writer
A special telecast from Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida. Variety acts are featured along with a preview of the film, "Captain EO," starring Michael Jackson and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. This short film is the newest attraction at both of the Disney tourist favorite
105.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1986) as Writer
In a special black-tie event, celebrities perform as entertainers and pay tribute as seven new members are inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. The inductees include: Steve Allen, Fred Coe, Walt Disney, Jackie Gleason, Mary Tyler Moore, Frank Stanton, and Burr Tillstrom.
106.
Christmas in Washington 1986 (1986) as Writer
John Forsythe welcomes the nation's first family and a distinguished audience of notables from the nation's capital when he hosts the fifth annual telecast of the perennial NBC special.
107.
Nell Carter -- Never Too Old to Dream (1986) as Writer
Portraying a night-club singer at the legendary Club Jericho, Nell Carter nostalgically traces in words and music the colorful history of the famed night spot.
108.
All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., An (1986) as Writer
A two-hour variety special celebrating the first occurance of an official national holiday honoring the late civil rights leader. The live special originates before audiences at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, the Civic Center in Atlanta, and Radio City Music Hall in New York.
109.
Disney's Living Seas (1986) as Writer
A special combining music and humor, with a look at life beneath the seas, focusing on the spectacular new Living Seas Pavilion at Walt Disney World's Epcot Center in Orland, Florida. Featured is exclusive footage of the wreck of the Titanic on the ocean floor.
110.
Here's Television Entertainment (1985) as Writer
A review of television variety series and specials.
111.
Christmas in Washington 1985 (1985) as Writer
President and Mrs. Reagan take part in a musical celebration of Christmas in the nation's capital.
112.
Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration (1985) as Writer
A star-studded celebration of Disneyland on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary. The fast-paced special incorporates clips from the "Wonderful World of Disney" series and "The Mickey Mouse Club."
113.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1985) as Writer
A special honoring the Television Academy's inductees into its Hall of Fame. This year's inductees include: performers Carol Burnett and Sid Caesar; newscaster Walter Cronkite; writer and producer Rod Sterling; creator and sponsor of the "Hallmark Hall of Fame," Joyce C. Hall; and network executive
114.
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Together (1985) as Writer
Grammy-winning superstars Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton headline this one-hour concert special taped at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. The show also features behind-the-scenes glimpses of the duo.
115.
Perry Como's Christmas in Hawaii (1985) as Writer
Marie Osmond and Burt Reynolds are Perry Como's guest stars in a tropical holiday special that is highlighted by traditional Yuletide musical favorites.
116.
Patti LaBelle Show, The (1985) as Writer
Patti LaBelle stars in her first special, welcoming guests from the worlds of music and comedy.
117.
Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa (1985) as Writer
Singer Andy Williams and kids from several NBC series go to Finland in search of Santa Claus.
118.
Christmas in Washington 1984 (1984) as Writer
A holiday program of music and song from our nation's capital.
119.
Blondes vs. Brunettes (1984) as Writer
A lighthearted comedy special that attempts to dispel the myths about personality traits of blondes and brunettes.
120.
Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember (1984) as Writer
A holiday musical special with Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.
121.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984) as Writer
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
122.
John Schneider's Christmas Holiday (1983) as Writer
The star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" in a musical celebration of Winter.
123.
Sheena Easton: Act 1 (1983) as Writer
A stylish variety hour featuring Scottish-born singer Sheena Easton in her first network special.
124.
Television's Greatest Commercials (1983) as Writer
A fourth edition of memorable TV commercials.
125.
Television's Greatest Commercials (1983) as Writer
A third edition of memorable TV commercials.
126.
Pavarotti and Friends (1982) as Writer
Music and songs with opera star Luciano Pavarotti.
127.
Goldie and Kids... Listen to Us (1982) as Writer
An unusual variety special that features actress Goldie Hawn in song and conversation, rapping with twelve children on various aspects of life.
128.
Baryshnikov in Hollywood (1982) as Writer
A comic odyssey through Hollywood as seen through the experiences of ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov -- a fledgling star in Hollywood.
129.
Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (1982) as Writer
A view of Walt Disney World as seen through the eyes of an Indiana family visiting the park in Florida.
130.
Fantastic Miss Piggy Show, The (1982) as Writer
An hour of music, songs, and comedy sketches featuring the Muppet character Miss Piggy.
131.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1982) as Writer
An hour of magic and illusion hosted by Doug Henning.
132.
Shirley MacLaine: Illusions (1982) as Writer
An hour of singing and dancing that allows singer-actress Shirley MacLaine to play out her wildest fantasies.
133.
Christmas in Washington 1982 (1982) as Writer
A holiday special taped at the National Building Museum, the White House, and other sites in Washington, D.C.
134.
John Denver With His Special Guest George Burns: Two of a Kind (1981) as Writer
Entertainers John Denver and George Burns bridge the generation gap and their two different styles as they celebrate their special relationship in this variety special which includes music, songs, and comedy skits.
135.
Diana (1981) as Writer
Diana Ross is the host of this variety show, with music and comedy sketches.
136.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1981) as Writer
An hour of magic and illusion starring Doug Henning.
137.
Country Christmas, A (1981) as Writer
A Christmas special featuring country and western performers entertaining with their families.
138.
60 Years of Seduction (1981) as Writer
A documentary focusing on sixty years of romance on the silver screen. The program features clips of some of Hollywood's stars in romantic moments, covering the 1920s to the 1970s.
139.
Good Evening, Captain (1981) as Writer
A prime-time special celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the eternal CBS children's show, "Captain Kangaroo."
140.
100 Years of Golden Hits (1981) as Writer
An all-star cast salutes the recording industry in a program taped in 1978. The program focuses on the invention of the phonograph in 1877, and how music has progressed over the past 100 years.
141.
Shirley MacLaine: Every Little Movement (1980) as Writer
Music, songs, and dance featuring Shirley MacLaine.
142.
Country Christmas, A (1980) as Writer
A holiday special featuring performances by country and western artists.
143.
Ann-Margret's Hollywood Movie Girls (1980) as Writer
A freewheeling musical salute to Hollywood's "movie girls."
144.
Debby Boone: The Same Old Brand New Me (1980) as Writer
Debby Boone hosts this variety special featuring music, songs, and comedy sketches.
145.
Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (1980) as Writer
A music and comedy tour of Disneyland in Anaheim, California, on its Silver Anniversary.
146.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1980) as Writer
An hour of magic and illusion starring Doug Henning.
147.
Country Christmas, A (1979) as Writer
A country music celebration of Christmas.
148.
Merry Christmas From the Grand Ole Opry (1979) as Writer
A Christmas celebration from the Mecca of country music, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
149.
Paul Anka in Monte Carlo (1978) as Writer
A musical variety special from Monte Carlo with songwriter-singer Paul Anka.
150.
Cher... Special (1978) as Writer
Cher hosts this musical special with two big names, one from country and one from rock.
151.
Mac Davis's Christmas Odyssey: Two Thousand and Ten (1978) as Writer
A futuristic yuletide musical in which a family attempts to adjust to Commerce Day -- the holiday people used to call Christmas.
152.
Gene Kelly... An American in Pasadena (1978) as Writer
Gene Kelly hosts this musical special with some of his favorite ladies (plus a token appearance by the sweaty tuxedo).
153.
Kraft 75th Anniversary Special, The (1978) as Writer
Highlights of radio and television shows sponsored by Kraft Foods throughout its 75-year history.
154.
Bing!... A 50th Anniversary Gala (1977) as Writer
A special celebrating Bing Crosby's fifty years in show business.
155.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1977) as Writer
An hour of magic and illusion starring Doug Henning.
156.
Mac Davis... Sounds Like Home (1977) as Writer
An hour of music and comedy with country singer Mac Davis.
157.
Neil Diamond Special, The (1977) as Writer
A concert featuring renowned singer-songwriter Neil Diamond.
158.
Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas (1977) as Writer
A Christmas special from London, featuring Bing Crosby, his family, and his English friends.
159.
Bette Midler -- Ol' Red Hair Is Back (1977) as Writer
An hour of music and songs with Bette Midler and friends.
160.
Ann-Margret... Rhinestone Cowgirl (1977) as Writer
Ann-Margret stars in this tuneful salute to country and western music.
161.
Paul Anka... Music My Way (1977) as Writer
A concert featuring singer-songwriter Paul Anka.
162.
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme From This Moment On... Cole Porter (1977) as Writer
A musical tribute to composer Cole Porter, hosted by married singing duo Steve and Eydie.
163.
Christmas in Disneyland (1976) as Writer
The story of a Scrooge-like character who finds the meaning of Christmas at Disneyland.
164.
Telly... Who Loves Ya, Baby? (1976) as Writer
Unlikely sex symbol Telly Savalas hosts this comedy/music special.
165.
Jubilee (1976) as Writer
A salute to the one-hundredth anniversary of the invention of the telephone.
166.
Dick Cavett's Backlot USA (1976) as Writer
A look at the golden age of Hollywood by way of a tour of the backlots of the once-powerful studios.
167.
Glen Campbell... Down Home -- Down Under (1976) as Writer
An hour of music and song from Australia, with tourist Glen Campbell and native Olivia Newton-John.
168.
Mac Davis Christmas Special... When I Grow Up (1976) as Writer
A holiday musical specail with Mac Davis and friends.
169.
Dorothy Hamill Special, The (1976) as Writer
A musical variety special with Olympic ice skating champion Dorothy Hamill.
170.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1976) as Writer
An hour of magic and illusions starring Doug Henning.
171.
Ann-Margret Smith (1975) as Writer
Music, songs, and comedy sketches with singer/actress Ann-Margret.
172.
Merry Christmas From the Crosbys (1975) as Writer
A program of Christmas songs with Bing Crosby and his family (Kathryn, Mary, Harry, and Nathaniel Crosby) and friends.
173.
Christmas With the Bing Crosbys (1974) as Writer
A holiday show with Bing Crosby and his family -- wife Kathryn and children Mary, Harry, and Nathaniel.
174.
Bing Crosby's Sun Valley Christmas Show (1973) as Writer
A yuletide program of popular music from Sun Valley.
175.
Bing Crosby -- Cooling It (1973) as Writer
An hour of music, song, and light comedy.
176.
Christmas With the Bing Crosbys (1972) as Writer
A holiday program of music and song with Bing Crosby.
177.
Arthur Godfrey's Portable Electric Medicine Show (1972) as Writer
A musical comedy salute to the great outdoors with Arthur Godfrey.
178.
Perry Como Winter Show, The (1971) as Writer
An hour of popular songs celebrating wintertime, hosted by Perry Como.
179.
Bing Crosby and the Sounds of Christmas (1971) as Writer
A holiday program of music and song with Bing Crosby and his family.

Producer (special)

180.
Grand Ole Opry 75th -- A Celebration (2000) as Creative Director
A celebration of the 75th anniversary of Opryland, the home of country music. The program features performances by music legends and country's newest stars.
181.
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (1995) as Supervising Producer
Special celebrating Frank Sinatra's 80th birthday.
182.
Kathie Lee... Looking For Christmas (1994) as Producer
Holiday variety special with singer/talk-show host Kathie Lee Gifford, at her home and various locations in New York City.
183.
Sammy Davis Jr.'s 60th Anniversary Celebration (1990) as Co-Producer
A tribute to Sammy Davis, Jr., as the entertainer celebrates his sixtieth anniversary in show business. Taped before a live audience at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood. Includes clips of some of Davis's past appearances on television and film.
184.
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1989) as Co-Producer
A special paying tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who is leaving professional basketball after 20 seasons and an unprecedented four NBA championships to pursue a career in entertainment. The special includes comedy skits, original musical numbers, and film clips highlighting Abdul-Jabar's career.
185.
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983) as Producer
Variety special featuring the music and stars of Motown on the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Motown Record Company in 1958.
186.
Shirley MacLaine: Illusions (1982) as Producer
An hour of singing and dancing that allows singer-actress Shirley MacLaine to play out her wildest fantasies.
187.
Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (1982) as Producer
A view of Walt Disney World as seen through the eyes of an Indiana family visiting the park in Florida.
188.
Country Christmas, A (1981) as Producer
A Christmas special featuring country and western performers entertaining with their families.
189.
100 Years of Golden Hits (1981) as Producer
An all-star cast salutes the recording industry in a program taped in 1978. The program focuses on the invention of the phonograph in 1877, and how music has progressed over the past 100 years.
190.
Country Christmas, A (1980) as Producer
A holiday special featuring performances by country and western artists.
191.
Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (1980) as Producer
A music and comedy tour of Disneyland in Anaheim, California, on its Silver Anniversary.
192.
Country Christmas, A (1979) as Producer
A country music celebration of Christmas.
193.
Gene Kelly... An American in Pasadena (1978) as Producer
Gene Kelly hosts this musical special with some of his favorite ladies (plus a token appearance by the sweaty tuxedo).
194.
Keane Brothers Show, The (1977) as Producer
A weekly hour of music and songs with twelve and thirteen year-old brothers John and Tom Keene.
195.
Christmas With the Bing Crosbys (1974) as Producer
A holiday show with Bing Crosby and his family -- wife Kathryn and children Mary, Harry, and Nathaniel.
196.
Bing Crosby's Sun Valley Christmas Show (1973) as Producer
A yuletide program of popular music from Sun Valley.
197.
Bing Crosby -- Cooling It (1973) as Producer
An hour of music, song, and light comedy.
198.
Arthur Godfrey's Portable Electric Medicine Show (1972) as Producer
A musical comedy salute to the great outdoors with Arthur Godfrey.
199.
Christmas With the Bing Crosbys (1972) as Producer
A holiday program of music and song with Bing Crosby.
200.
Bing Crosby and the Sounds of Christmas (1971) as Producer
A holiday program of music and song with Bing Crosby and his family.
201.
Perry Como Winter Show, The (1971) as Producer
An hour of popular songs celebrating wintertime, hosted by Perry Como.

Music (special)

202.
30th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2004) as Special Lyrics
Coverage of the 30th Annual People's Choice Awards honoring people's favorites in television, movies, and music.
203.
29th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2003) as Special Lyrics
Coverage of the 29th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, fans are honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
204.
Walt Disney Company and McDonald's Present The American Teacher Awards, The (1995) as Lyrics ("Come On In")
Live presentation of the sixth annual American Teacher Awards, honoring 36 educators in the United States.
205.
NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration, The (1995) as Special Music Material
Special celebrating the National Football League's 75th anniversary, featuring guest performances and appearances, footage from NFL history and the introduction of the NFL's All-Time Team.
206.
Kathie Lee... Looking For Christmas (1994) as Special Lyrics
Holiday variety special with singer/talk-show host Kathie Lee Gifford, at her home and various locations in New York City.
207.
48th Annual Tony Awards, The (1994) as Special Lyrics
A live presentation of the annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the theater.
208.
47th Annual Tony Awards, The (1993) as Special Lyrics
A live presentation of the Tony Awards honoring excellence in the theater.
209.
American Reunion: The 52nd Presidential Inaugural Gala, An (1993) as Song ("Gone Too Soon")
A broadcast of the entertainment gala marking the presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton.
210.
Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years (1993) as Special Musical Material
A gala special celebrating the 90th birthday of Bob Hope.
211.
Jaleel White Special, The (1992) as Special Lyrics
A special starring teenage actor Jaleel White, who fantasizes about writing, directing and acting in his own movie.
212.
63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1991) as Special Lyrics
Live coverage of the sixty-third annual Academy Awards ceremony.
213.
All-Star Salute to Our Troops, The (1991) as Song ("Last Full Measure Of Devotion")
A variety special honoring U.S. troops returning from the Persian Gulf.
214.
Sammy Davis Jr.'s 60th Anniversary Celebration (1990) as Song Performer ("You Were There)
A tribute to Sammy Davis, Jr., as the entertainer celebrates his sixtieth anniversary in show business. Taped before a live audience at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood. Includes clips of some of Davis's past appearances on television and film.
215.
Sammy Davis Jr.'s 60th Anniversary Celebration (1990) as Song ("You Were There")
A tribute to Sammy Davis, Jr., as the entertainer celebrates his sixtieth anniversary in show business. Taped before a live audience at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood. Includes clips of some of Davis's past appearances on television and film.
216.
Julie Andrews in Concert (1990) as Original Songs
A broadcast of Julie Andrews' one-woman show, "An Evening With Julie Andrews," recorded live on stage at the Wiltern Theatre. In the show, Andrews reviews her life in song, concluding with a tribute to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, composers of two of her most popular shows, "My Fair Lady" an
217.
From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival (1989) as Lyrics ("From The Heart")
A variety special taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, at the closing gala for the First International Very Special Arts Festival, celebrating the achievements of physically and mentally handicapped artists.
218.
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1989) as Special Music Material
A special paying tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who is leaving professional basketball after 20 seasons and an unprecedented four NBA championships to pursue a career in entertainment. The special includes comedy skits, original musical numbers, and film clips highlighting Abdul-Jabar's career.
219.
America's Tribute to Bob Hope (1988) as Special Lyrics
A star-studded salute to American comedian Bob Hope. The special was taped January 2, 1988 at the opening of the Bob Hope Cultural Center in Palm Desert, California. At the close of the special, Ronald Reagan presented Hope with the first "America's Hope Award." The award is slated to be given annua
220.
Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas (1987) as Lyrics
Julie Andrews, in her first special in nearly a decade, and her guests Placido Domingo and John Denver, visit the fabled Austrian city of Salzburg for an hour of traditional and contemporary music in the holiday spirit.
221.
Andy Williams and the NBC Kids: Easter in Rome (1987) as Song ("Food, Italian Style"); Song ("That'S Rome"); Song Translation ("Easter Is Here")
Andy Williams hosts this musical Easter special, taped on location in Rome. Besides musical numbers, the special features a tour of some of the sights of the eternal city, and a segment at the Vatican with Pope John Paul II.
222.
Nell Carter -- Never Too Old to Dream (1986) as Additional Lyrics
Portraying a night-club singer at the legendary Club Jericho, Nell Carter nostalgically traces in words and music the colorful history of the famed night spot.
223.
Christmas in Washington 1985 (1985) as Lyrics ("Christmas In Washington")
President and Mrs. Reagan take part in a musical celebration of Christmas in the nation's capital.
224.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985) as Lyrics
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
225.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985) as Special Music Material
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
226.
Shirley MacLaine Show, The (1985) as Additional Music
An hour of song and dance with actress Shirley MacLaine.
227.
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, The (1984) as Special Lyrics
The Screen Actors Guild, the trade union for motion picture performers, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in this variety special.
228.
48th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1976) as Song ("Hollywood Honors Its Own")
Live coverage of the forty-eighth annual Academy Awards presentation.
229.
Wives (1975) as Music
The story revolves around the daily routines and misadventures of five married women.
230.
Dominic's Dream (1974) as Music
The story of Dominic and Anita Bente, a hard-working New York couple who move from the city to suburban Los Angeles to begin a new life. The would-be series was to depict their adventures trying to adjust to a new lifestyle.

Misc. Crew (special)

231.
NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration, The (1995) as Writing Supervisor
Special celebrating the National Football League's 75th anniversary, featuring guest performances and appearances, footage from NFL history and the introduction of the NFL's All-Time Team.
232.
Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion, The (1993) as Writing Supervisor
A reunion of the cast of "The Carol Burnett Show," which aired on CBS from 1967 to 1978. Includes clips culled from more that 300 original episodes of the series.

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