Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Herb Sargent Biography ((?)-)
Born July 15, in Philadelphia, PA; married LeGrand Council Mellon (foundationdirector, hospital administrator, archivist, and music historian), 1991. Addresses: Home--116 East 82nd St., New York, NY 10028. Manager--FerlitoManagement, 119 West 57th St., Suite 1405, New York, NY 10019.
- Birth Details
- July 15,
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Credits; Television Work; Series
- Producer, That Was the Week That Was, NBC, 1964-65.
- Co-creator, The Corner Bar, ABC, 1972-73.
- Co-creator, Ivan the Terrible, CBS, 1976.
- Producer, The News Is the News, NBC, 1983.
Credits; Television Producer; Specials
- Lily, CBS, 1973.
- Also producer of the specials The Wonderful World of Aggravation, 1972; Alan King Looks Back in Anger--A Review of 1972, 1973; The George Segal Show,1974; Happy Endings, 1975; and Love, Life, Liberty, and Lunch, 1976.
Writings;Television Series; With Others
- Broadway Open House, NBC, 1950-51.
- Colgate Comedy Hour (Fred Allen), NBC, 1951-52.
- Victor Borge Show, NBC, 1953.
- Tonight Show (Steve Allen), NBC, 1954-58.
- Steve Allen Sunday Show, NBC, 1958-61.
- Tonight Show (Johnny Carson), NBC, 1962-63.
- The Perry Como Show, NBC, 1963-64.
- That Was the Week That Was, NBC, 1964-65.
- The Corner Bar, ABC, 1972-73.
- (And script consultant) Saturday Night Live (includes episodes with hostsBuck Henry and Richard Benjamin; originally titled NBC's Saturday Night, 1975-77), NBC, 1975-95.
- Ivan the Terrible, CBS, 1976.
- The News Is the News, NBC, 1983.
Writings; Television Specials; With Others
- The Steve Allen Show with Peter Ustinov, Louis Armstrong, and Van Cliburn, NBC, 1959.
- Music from Shubert Alley, NBC, 1959.
- Bing Crosby Special, ABC, 1961.
- Milton Berle Special, NBC, 1962.
- Annie: The Women in the Life of a Man, CBS, 1970.
- Lily, CBS, 1973.
- The Best of Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1979.
- The 40th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1988.
- Diet America Challenge, CBS, 1989.
- Time Warner Presents: The Earth Day Special, ABC, 1990.
- The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1991.
- Saturday Night Live: All the Best for Mother's Day, NBC, 1992.
- The 2nd Annual Saturday Night Live Mother's Day Special, NBC, 1993.
Writings;Also writer for the specials Petula, 1970; The Wonderful World of Aggravation, The Magical Music of Burt Bacharach, Burt Bacharach
- Close to You, and Burt Bacharach!, all 1972; The Many Faces of Comedy, Alan King Looks Back in Anger--A Review of 1972, James Paul McCartney, and Sammy!, all 1973; The George Segal Show, 1974; and Alan King's Energy Crisis, Rising Prices and Assorted Vices Comedy Hour, and Funny Girl to Funny Lady, both1975.
- (With George Fowler) Hello London (also known as London Calling), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958.
- Bye Bye Braverman (based on To an Early Grave, a novel by Wallace Markfield), Warner Bros., 1968.
- Contributor, Hard Sell, Public Theatre/Other Stage, New York City, 1980.