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Acting Funny

Peek behind the curtain at the backstage techniques of America’s favorite comedic actors. The program features the manic improvisational style of Robin Williams, along with his comic predecessor Jonathan Winters. They’re a fascinating contrast to Tina Fey, who explains her measured, highly prepared approach. The episode also highlights the all-time #1 Emmy winner for comedy acting Cloris Leachman.
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  • Robbie Moraes

    I would hardly call camp shows like Batman and Wonder Woman, Pioneers of television. Their low budget and so corny dialoge had them on the air for barely three seasons on the networks.

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About Pioneers of Television

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION returns to PBS for a third season featuring all new stories of the visionaries who shaped a fledgling medium with their creativity, foresight and wisdom.
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