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Celebrating 20 Years of Interviews

The Archive of American Television is now part of The Interviews: An Oral History of Television!

Remembering Steven Bochco

Remembering Steven Bochco

The show creator/producer passes away at age 74.

Wink Martindale's Interview is now online

Wink Martindale's Interview is now online!

The game show host talks his time as a DJ, his friendship with Elvis, Tic Tac Dough, and more!

The most influential episodes - 1990s

The Most Influential TV Episodes of all Time.

John Dalton continues his pick for each decade with the 1990s and The Sopranos.

The Interviews at the Los Angeles Public Library!

The Interviews at the Los Angeles Public Library!

On March 10, The Interviews team gave a presentation on the golden age of TV production in LA!

Kelley Dixon is now online

Kelley Dixon's interview is now online!

The editor talks Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, and more!

Leslie Uggams' Interview Is Now Online!

Leslie Uggams' Interview Is Now Online!

The performer talks Roots, Sing Along with Mitch, The Leslie Uggams Show, and more!

Horace Newcomb now online

Television Studies 101 with Dr. Horace Newcomb

The Television Scholar/Critic's interview is now online!

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Remembering Steven BochcoBlog post imageWe’re sad to learn that show creator/producer Steven Bochco has passed away at the age of 74. He attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University) before moving to Los Angeles and writing for shows including Columbo and...

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.

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