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“NBC’s 75th Anniversary Special” (May 2, 2002)

NBC75AnnBRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

A special celebrating NBC’s 75th anniversary.

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GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

NETWORK: NBC
AIR DATE: May 2, 2002

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

WRITERS: Doug Abeles, James Anderson, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Charlie Grandy, Steve Higgins, Lorne Michaels, Paula Pell, Herbert Sargent, Michael Schur, Michael Shoemaker
DIRECTOR: Beth McCarthy Miller
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Lorne Michaels
SUPERVISING PRODUCER: Ken Aymong, JohnIrwin
PRODUCER: Steve Higgins, Marci Klein Murphy
CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Andrew Solt
SEGMENT PRODUCER: Greg Vines
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Derek M. Allen
EDITING: Bruce Bailey, Seth Fox, Leslie Tong
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Keith Raywood
PRODUCTION COMPANY: National Broadcasting Company

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APPEARANCES BY

Barbara Eden
Bill Daily
Barbara Feldon
Laura Innes
Don Adams
Melissa Sue Anderson
Jennifer Aniston
Sharif Atkins
Meredith Baxter
Corbin Bernsen
Taurean Blacque
Michael Blakey
Tempestt Bledsoe
Julie Bowen
Sid Caesar
Diahann Carroll
Bill Cosby
Courteney Cox
Robert Culp
William Daniels
Ted Danson
Susan Dey
Larry Drake
Rachel Dratch
Jill Eikenberry
Peter Falk
Jimmy Fallon
Will Ferrell
Tina Fey
Kim Fields
Michael J. Fox
Paul Fusco… ALF (voice)
Ana Gasteyer
Melissa Gilbert
Kelsey Grammer
Michele Greene
Michael Gross
Deidre Hall
Veronica Hamel
Harry Hamlin
David Hasselhoff
Goldie Hawn
Sean Hayes
Helen Hunt
Don Johnson
Melina Kanakaredes
Sheila Kelley
Alex Kingston
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Sabrina Le Beauf
Matt LeBlanc
Jay Leno
David Letterman (archive footage)
Shelley Long
Ed Marinaro
Rue McClanahan
Eric McCormack
Paul McCrane
Tim Meadows
Debra Messing
Mr. T
Megan Mullally
Bob Newhart
Conan O’Brien
Jane Pauley
Rhea Perlman
Matthew Perry
Mekhi Phifer
Stone Phillips
Robert Prosky
Phylicia Rashad
John Ratzenberger
Raven-Symone
Chris Rock
Maya Rudolph
Tim Russert
Susan Ruttan
David Schwimmer
Willard Scott
Jerry Seinfeld
Molly Shannon
William Shatner
Martin Short
Talisa Soto
Philip Michael Thomas
Maura Tierney
Daniel J. Travanti
Michael Tucker
Barbara Walters
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Ming-Na
George Wendt
Betty White
Andy Williams
Noah Wyle
Tina Yothers
Del Zamora…Rodriguez

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AWARDS AND HONORS

Writers Guild of America Awards, 2003

NOMINEE: Doug Abeles, James Anderson, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Charlie Grandy, Steve Higgins, Lorne Michaels, Paula Pell, Herbert Sargent, Michael Schur, Michael Shoemaker
CATEGORY: Comedy/Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes, Specials
RESULTS: Nominated

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EXTRAS

Trivia

Johnny Carson refused to appear on the special even after Bob Wright, the head of General Electric at the time, asked him personally

Entertainment References (Link to IMDB)