Notes on Methodology
The head writer of Peyton Place’s first two seasons also wrote for Studio One, SurfSide 6, Checkmate, and The Flying Nun.
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Separate Tables wrote for dramatic anthologies like the Kraft Television Theatre, and created and starred in his own live sitcom for two years.
This former poet and radio scribe wrote a plenitude of live television segments, a Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Christmas, a dozen folksy Daniel Boones, and maybe the best Defenders episode of all.
A former journalist and magazine writer, he earned an Emmy nomination for one of many brilliant Ben Casey scripts.
A struggling actor who took to the typewriter to pay the bills, he wrote classic episodes of The Outer Limits and Naked City.
DON M. MANKIEWICZ
Son of a famous screenwriter, this politician-cum-scenarist crafted tales for One Step Beyond and Profiles in Courage before launching Ironside and Marcus Welby, M.D.
A quintessential comedy writer who penned sixties escapism like Gilligan’s Island and My Favorite Martian before winning an Emmy for All in the Family.