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  • Remembering Phyllis George (1949-2020)

    Remembering Phyllis George (1949-2020)

            Phyllis George (1949-2020) was a pioneer…the first woman to appear on a network sports broadcast in 1975. She was on every Sunday on “The NFL Today” on CBS. Originally from Denton, Texas, she was Miss America in 1971. Phyllis became the First Lady of Kentucky when her husband John Y. Brown, the CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken, was elected Governor in 1979. She died in May 2020 of a blood disorder. “I met Phyllis at Super … Continue reading

  • Bill Murray and Christopher Guest at Super Bowl IX 1/2

    Bill Murray and Christopher Guest at Super Bowl IX 1/2

    Before covering 1976’s Super Bowl X, TVTV experimented with some comedy journalism by covering the pickup game between the CBS Super Bowl Broadcast team. The game featured hall of famer Johnny Unitas with play-by-play by Phyllis George. It’s also one of the earliest TV appearances for Bill Murray and Christopher Guest. Also enjoy the full documentary, TVTV Goes To the Super Bowl.

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl: selects from Wussler and Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl: selects from Wussler and Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    Selects for the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This video contains footage from a production meeting led by CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler and the taping of “Super Night at the Super Bowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    Raw footage of the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This video contains footage from a party/banquet thrown by CBS and the taping of “Super Night at the Super Bowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    Raw footage from the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This tape features an interview with CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl comedy outtakes]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl comedy outtakes]

    Raw footage of improvised comedic scenes shot for (but mostly not used in) TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl, a documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. This tape features Christopher Guest, Bill Murray, Brian Murray, and Harold Ramis. Continue reading

 
 
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