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Jay Sandrich ACA Oral History and Transcript, June 6, 2005.

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In his one hour interview for the American Comedy Archives at Emerson College, Jay Sandrich talks about how a sudden rule change allowed him to join the Directors Guild in college, and how he started his career as an assistant director on shows like "I Love Lucy" and "Our Miss Brooks." He then speaks about directing and producing legendary sitcoms like "The Cosby Show," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Andy Griffith Show," "The Bob Newhart Show" and many more. Finally, he discusses the changing landscape of television, and how the shows don't shy away from talking about taboo topics like sex anymore. Sandrich also considers the question "was it worth it?" Bill Dana and Jenni Matz conducted the interview on June 6, 2005 in Beverly Hills, CA. Additional topics covered include: Comedy, Career development, Pivotal Career Moments.

2005-06-06

In his one hour interview for the American Comedy Archives at Emerson College, Jay Sandrich talks about how a sudden rule change allowed him to join the Directors Guild in college, and how he started his career as an assistant director on shows like "I Love Lucy" and "Our Miss Brooks." He then speaks about directing and producing legendary sitcoms like "The Cosby Show," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Andy Griffith Show," "The Bob Newhart Show" and many more. Finally, he discusses the changing landscape of television, and how the shows don't shy away from talking about taboo topics like sex anymore. Sandrich also considers the question "was it worth it?" Bill Dana and Jenni Matz conducted the interview on June 6, 2005 in Beverly Hills, CA. Additional topics covered include: Comedy, Career development, Pivotal Career Moments.

2005-06-06

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