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Sherwood Charles Schwartz (b. November 14, 1916, Passaic, New Jersey) is an American television producer. November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Passaic is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. ... Executive producer is a role in the entertainment industry that is sometimes difficult to define clearly. ...

Sherwood Schwartz
Schwartz on Inside TV Land
Born November 14, 1916
Passaic, New Jersey

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Image File history File linksMetadata SherwoodSchwartz. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Passaic is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. ...

Well-known television series produced

While he has been involved in a great number of projects over a long career, it is almost unquestionable that he will be best known as the producer of two programs which have reached almost iconic status in American popular culture, Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch This article very generally discusses the customs and culture of the United States; for the culture of the United States, see arts and entertainment in the United States. ... The cast of Gilligans Island. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ...


He was a writer on the Armed Forces Radio Network before he got his big break in Televison. American Forces Network, or AFN - the acronym that its most commonly known as, is the brand name used by the United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) for its networks worldwide. ...


Other series Sherwood Schwartz has been involved in include:

The Nelson family The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, an American radio and television series, was once the longest-running, live-action situation comedy on American television, having aired on ABC from 1952 to 1966 after a ten-year run on radio. ... My Favorite Martian was an American television sitcom aired on CBS from September 29, 1963 to September 4, 1966 for 107 episodes (75 in black and white 1963-1965, 32 color 1965-1966). ... The Red Skelton Show was a staple of American television for almost two decades, from the early 1950s through the early 1970s. ... Its About Time was an American fantasy-based comedy TV series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966-1967. ... 1973-1974 syndicated television series starring Bob Denver as Dusty, Forrest Tucker as Mr Callahan. ... Harper Valley PTA was an early 1980s U.S. television sitcom based on the 1978 film Harper Valley PTA, which was itself based on the 1968 hit song recorded by country singer Jeannie C. Riley, written by Tom T. Hall. ... I Married Joan was a 1952-1955 sitcom starring Joan Davis and Jim Backus. ... The Real Gilligans Island was a short-lived reality show that ran for 2 seasons on TBS. Contestants on the show were forced to participate in challenges based off of plots from the 1960s telivision show. ... Big John Little John was a Saturday morning television program from 1976 produced by Sherwood Schwartz which starred Robbie Rist, Cousin Oliver from Brady Bunch, as the young lead. ...

Sherwood Schwartz on TV

During the late 1990's and the 2000's, he has made many appearances on TV talking about his series. He has been on everything from the CBS Evening News and 20/20 to TV Land's Top Ten and Biography. He also took part of a "Creators" marathon on Nick at Nite in the late 1990's. He was also a guest at the 2004 TV Land Awards Events and trends Technology Explosive growth of the Internet; decrease in the cost of computers and other technology Reduction in size and cost of mobile phones leads to a massive surge in their popularity Year 2000 problem (commonly known as Y2K) Microsoft Windows operating system becomes virtually ubiquitous on IBM... This article is about the decade starting at the beginning of 2000 and ending at the end of 2009. ... Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News in the 1970s. ... 20/20 is an American television newsmagazine broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978. ... // Today, films and television programs surrounding the lives of famous people are a major part of the entertainment industry. ... Nick at Nite is an evening programming block broadcast over Nickelodeon from 9 PM – 6 AM Eastern and Pacific Standard Time. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... TV Land Awards logo The TV Land Awards are American television awards that generally commemorate shows now off the air, rather than in current production as with awards such as the Emmys. ...


Other Facts

  • He is Father of Lloyd J. Schwartz, creator of The Munsters Today.
  • He has been married to his wife Mildred since December 1941.
  • He did not get along well with Red Skelton and in his years as head writer it was in his contract that he would not see him face to face.
  • He may not have gotten along well with Red Skelton, but Sherwood got along real well with his earlier boss, he would later name his daughter Hope after him.
  • Wrote the theme song for three of his shows. Gilligan's Island, It's About Time, and The Brady Bunch
  • Hurt his tongue in a sledding accident he had when he was a child.
  • Won the 1961 Emmy Award for his writing on The Red Skelton Show.
  • Was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his 2004 special "Still Brady After All These Years"
  • Wrote the book "Inside Gilligan's Island" in 1988 about his days on Gilligan's Island.

Lloyd J. Schwartz is an American television producer and Writer. ... The Munsters Today was a television series, based on The Munsters, that began in 1988. ... Richard Bernard Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American comedian whose greatest impact — in a career which began as a teen circus clown and graduated to vaudeville, Broadway, MGM films, and radio — began when he reached television stardom with The Red Skelton Show (NBC, 1951–1952... The cast of Gilligans Island. ... Its About Time was an American fantasy-based comedy TV series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966-1967. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York- based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

The cast of Gilligans Island. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was a famous British-born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel. ... Richard Bernard Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American comedian whose greatest impact — in a career which began as a teen circus clown and graduated to vaudeville, Broadway, MGM films, and radio — began when he reached television stardom with The Red Skelton Show (NBC, 1951–1952...

External link

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Gilligan's Island
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, films, television shows, video games and production crew personnel. ... This article is about the current form of the service. ... The cast of Gilligans Island. ...

Episodes
Gilligan's Island Cast

Bob Denver (Gilligan), Alan Hale Jr. (Skipper), Russell Johnson (Professor), Tina Louise (Ginger Grant), Dawn Wells (Mary Ann), Jim Backus (Thurston Howell III), The following is a list of all 98 episodes for the television show Gilligans Island. ... Alan Hale, Jr. ... Gilligan (middle, bottom row) Gilligan is a fictional character played by Bob Denver on the 1960s TV show Gilligans Island and its many sequels. ... Alan Hale Jr. ... The Skipper is a character from the hit 1960s show Gilligans Island, played by Alan Hale, Jr. ... Russell Johnson as The Professor on Gilligans Island Russell David Johnson (born November 10, 1924, in Ashley, Pennsylvania), is an American television and film actor best known as The Professor on the CBS television sitcom Gilligans Island. ... Roy Hinkley, usually referred to as The Professor, is one of the seven castaways from the television series Gilligans Island. ... Tina Louise Tina Louise (born February 11, 1934) is an American model, singer, and film and television actress, best known for her portrayal of Ginger Grant on Gilligans Island. ... Ginger Grant as portrayed by Tina Louise Ginger Grant was a nob head in the 1960s television sitcom Gilligans Island. ... Dawn Wells Dawn Wells (born October 18, 1938 in Reno, Nevada) is an actress, best known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the sitcom Gilligans Island, which ran on CBS from 1964 until 1967. ... Mary Ann Summers is a fictional Kansas farm girl who is a character in the television sitcom Gilligans Island which ran on the CBS network from 1964 to 1967, and has run more or less continuously since in reruns. ... James Gilmore Backus (February 25, 1913 in Cleveland Ohio - July 3, 1989 In Los Angeles, California). ... Thurston J. Howell III was a character on the CBS television sitcom Gilligans Island, which was in first-run from 1964 to 1967, and has been rerun ever since in syndication. ...

Natalie Schafer (Lovey Howell)
Spin-offs
Rescue From Gilligan's Island, Gilligan's Planet, The Real Gilligan's Island, Gilligan's Wake
Other
S.S. Minnow, The Adventures of Gilligan's Island (video game), Sherwood Schwartz

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Sherwood Schwartz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (133 words)
Sherwood Schwartz (born November 14, 1916 in Passaic, New Jersey) is an American television producer.
While he has been involved in a great number of projects over a long career, it is almost unquestionable that he will be best-known as the producer of two programs which have reached almost iconic status in American popular culture, Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch.
Other series Sherwood Schwartz has been involved in include My Favorite Martian (1963), The Red Skelton Show, It's About Time, Dusty's Trail, Harper Valley PTA, I Married Joan, The Real Gilligan's Island, and Big John Little John.
A Very Brady Chronology (1990 words)
Schwartz said another gaffe was when the young actors would call each other by their real names.
Schwartz said Paramount never gave permission for the Bradys' foray into a variety show, but the studio was reluctant to sue ABC "because they were in bed with the network and had other things to sell them.
Schwartz was ordered to chop it into four pieces, which caused Sherwood and his son, Lloyd (his producing partner), to spend four days in an editing room trying to cut it into sensible, coherent episodes.
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