Michael Winship, who served as a writer and publicist for the station between the years 1974-1979, talks about the surprising success of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' when it first aired on channel THIRTEEN. 'Pioneers of THIRTEEN: The '70s - Bold and Fearless' premieres January 31 at 9 PM.
For a 7-month-period in the early 1970s, THIRTEEN documented a family in the cin ma v rit style. It was one of the most original documentary ideas of the decade, and was named by TV guide as one of the 50 greatest TV programs ever made. 'Pioneers of THIRTEEN: The '70s - Bold and Fearless' premieres January 31 at 9 PM.
THIRTEEN's former head of programming recalls content and personalities of the station's past, including the TV LAB.
Executive Director of the Independent Production Fund, Al Perlmutter helped create some of public television's most innovative programs, including Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, The Great American Dream Machine, and Black Journal.
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