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Tim Allen's Transition to TV

When Disney chief Jeffrey Katzenberg first approached Allen about doing a sitcom, Allen outright refused, only relenting when Katzenberg guaranteed him complete editorial freedom – the ability to create a show from scratch based on his standup persona.
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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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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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