George Schlatter Biography ((?)-)

Born December 31, in Birmingham, AL; father, a salesman; mother, a violinist;married Jolene Brand (an actress); children: Andrea (A.J.), Maria. Addresses: OFFICE--George Schlatter Productions, 8321 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Gender
Male

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
  • Producer and director, Norman ... Is That You?, Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer/United Artists, 1976.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
  • Host, George Schlatter's Comedy Club, syndicated, 1987.
  • host, George Schlatter's Funny People, NBC, 1988.
  • PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER,UNLESS INDICATEDSERIES Producer, The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, NBC, 1962.
  • producer, The Judy Garland Show, CBS, 1963-64.
  • producer, The Steve Lawrence Show, CBS, 1965.
  • producer, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, NBC, 1968-73.
  • Turn-On, ABC, 1969.
  • producer, The New Bill Cosby Show, CBS, 1972-73.
  • Cher, CBS, 1975-76.
  • Laugh-In, NBC, 1977-78.
  • Real People, NBC, 1979-84.
  • Speak Up America, NBC, 1980.
  • Look at Us, syndicated, 1981.
  • The Shape of Things, NBC, 1982.
  • (also director) George Schlatter's Comedy Club, syndicated, 1987.
  • (also director) George Schlatter's Funny People, NBC, 1988.
  • Also producer, Soul, NBC.
  • Credits; PILOTS
  • Producer, The Colgate Comedy Hour, NBC, 1967.
  • producer, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In Special, NBC, 1967.
  • Arnold's Closet Review, NBC, 1971.
  • The Lisa Hartman Show, ABC, 1979.
  • Real Kids, NBC, 1981.
  • The Best of Times, ABC, 1981.
  • Credits; SPECIALS
  • Producer, Victor Borge's Twentieth Anniversary Show, CBS, 1961.
  • producer, NBC Follies of 1965, NBC, 1964.
  • producer, Texaco Star Parade, CBS, 1964.
  • producer, Texaco Star Parade II, CBS, 1964.
  • producer, The Danny Thomas Television Family Reunion, NBC, 1965.
  • producer and director, Radio City Music Hall at Christmas Time, NBC, 1967.
  • producer, The Tennessee Ernie Ford Special, CBS, 1967.
  • producer, The Fabulous Funnies, NBC, 1968.
  • One More Time, ABC, 1968.
  • producer and director, Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations onBroadway, NBC, 1969.
  • The Shape of Things, CBS, 1973.
  • One More Time, CBS, 1974.
  • producer, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In Special, NBC, 1974.
  • producer, Cher, CBS, 1975.
  • producer, Doris Day Today, CBS, 1975.
  • producer, John Denver and Friend, ABC, 1976.
  • producer, The Great American Laugh-Off, NBC, 1977.
  • producer, The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here?, CBS, 1977.
  • Just for Laughs, NBC, 1978.
  • producer, The Goldie Hawn Special, CBS, 1978.
  • Cher and Other Fantasies, NBC, 1979.
  • producer, John Denver and the Ladies, ABC, 1979.
  • Goldie and Liza Together, CBS, 1980.
  • Salute to Lady Liberty, CBS, 1984.
  • producer, Funny, ABC, 1986.
  • The Joe Piscopo New Jersey Special, ABC, 1986.
  • Las Vegas: An All Star Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, ABC, 1987.
  • producer, Emmanuel Lewis: My Very Own Show, ABC, 1987.
  • producer and director, Humor and the Presidency, HBO, 1987.
  • American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1987, 1988, and 1989.
  • George Schlatter's Comedy Club Special, ABC, 1989.
  • Beverly Hills Seventy-Fifth Diamond Jubilee, NBC, 1989.
  • producer, Frank, Liza, and Sammy ... The Ultimate Event, Showtime, 1989.
  • Also producer, The Grammy Awards Show, 1964-70.
  • Writings
  • See production details above, unless indicated.
  • Writings;FILM
  • Norman ... Is That You?, 1976.
  • Fire and Ice (American version), Concorde/New Horizons/Goldcrest, 1986.
  • TELEVISION; ALL AS CO-WRITERSERIES Cher, 1975-76.
  • Real People, 1979-84.
  • Speak Up America, 1980.
  • The Shape of Things, 1982.
  • Writings;PILOTS
  • Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, 1967.
  • Real Kids, 1981.
  • Writings;SPECIALS
  • The Fabulous Funnies, 1968.
  • Doris Day Today, 1975.
  • John Denver and Friend, 1976.
  • John Denver and the Ladies, 1979.
  • Salute to Lady Liberty, 1984.
  • Funny, 1986.
  • Humor and the Presidency, 1987.
  • Las Vegas: An All Star Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, 1987.
  • Emmanuel Lewis: My Very Own Show, 1987.
  • George Schlatter's Comedy Club Special, 1989.

Further Reference

Sources

  • Hollywood Reporter, January 26, 1988.

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