Episode Detail: The Pitch - Inside TV Land
The process of “pitching” a sitcom is explained. Among those interviewed are Garry Marshall, Ray Romano, Diane English, Carl Reiner, Sherwood Schwartz and Eric McCormack. Also: “Family Ties” creator Gary David Goldberg talks about casting Michael J. Fox; Al Ruddy recalls selling the idea for “Hogan's Heroes”; “Will & Grace” executive producer James Burrows tells how a reluctant Debra Messing was coaxed into joining the show. Narrated by Jeff Forrester.