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Brandon Tartikoff

  • Birthplace: Freeport, New York
  • Birthday: January 13
Date of passing: 
August 27, 1997

Brandon Tartikoff was an American television executive who was the president of NBC from 1980 to 1991.

He was credited with turning around NBC's low prime time reputation with such hit series as Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Law & Order, ALF, Family Ties, The Cosby Show, Cheers, Seinfeld, The Golden Girls, Wings, Miami Vice, Knight Rider, The A-Team, St. Elsewhere, and Night Court.

Brandon Tartikoff was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2004.

Brandon Tartikoff was an American television executive who was the president of NBC from 1980 to 1991.

He was credited with turning around NBC's low prime time reputation with such hit series as Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Law & Order, ALF, Family Ties, The Cosby Show, Cheers, Seinfeld, The Golden Girls, Wings, Miami Vice, Knight Rider, The A-Team, St. Elsewhere, and Night Court.

Brandon Tartikoff was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2004.

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Brandon Tartikoff

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