The Name of the Game

1968, TV Show

A publishing empire links three rotating lead characters in this crime-drama anthology as a magazine reporter, editor and publisher use the power of the media to right wrongs. With a 90-minute running time and the highest weekly budget of its day ($400,000 per episode), the series attracted big-name guests such as Anne Baxter and Ray Milland. Behind the camera, early-career contributions were made by Steven Spielberg and Steven Bochco.

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Premiered: September 20, 1968, on NBC
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Premise: A publishing empire links three rotating lead characters in this crime-drama anthology as a magazine reporter, editor and publisher use the power of the media to right wrongs. With a 90-minute running time and the highest weekly budget of its day ($400,000 per episode), the series attracted big-name guests such as Anne Baxter and Ray Milland. Behind the camera, early-career contributions were made by Steven Spielberg and Steven Bochco.

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