DESILU

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DESILUDesi (Arnaz) - Lucille (Ball) (Hollywood studio)
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Four years later, he traveled to Hollywood to work for Desilu Studios.
Desilu said it plans to deliver content direct to consumers via streaming or and other emerging and disruptive technologies.
Since the 1950's when Desilu pioneered the sitcom, television has been the smaller cousin to Culver City's movie industry with such shows as Gunsmoke, Lassie, and The Andy Griffith Show all being shot there, alongside current shows like Jeopardy, Deal or no Deal, and Wheel of Fortune.
who ran Desilu from 1964 to 1967, immediately saw "Star Trek's" potential and signed its creator, Gene Roddenberry, to a script deal.
Every costume worn by every character in all seventy-nine episodes was designed by William Ware Theiss, and his colleague Andrea Weaver later claimed that these designs "were original rather than distilled from other sources, or redefinitions of previous works." (14) However, Herb Solow, executive in charge of production for Desilu, and Bob Justman, associate producer, remember that some of the costumes worn by female guest stars were inspired by "pictures of scantily clad women in pulp science-fiction magazines" and that Theiss, prodded by Roddenberry, strove to show as much skin as possible without alarming the network censors.
For almost 20 years, Unforgettable Licensing has managed the "I Love Lucy" program for both CBS, which owns the television show rights, and Desilu, also an LLC, the estate of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
"In some scenes, players will control Lucy as she struggles comically to stay employed alongside Ethel in the chocolate factory; in other scenes, players become Ricky as he coaches Fred and labours to learn the ropes of basic housekeeping." Entertainment Games has worked closely with producers Desilu, Too, LLC and CBS Consumer Products Inc, which control rights to products from the classic TV show that first aired from 1951-1957, on the game, turning the programme's comedy into casual games designed to appeal to the boomer generation.
In 1957 she made her Broadway debut in Fair Game, and three years later starred in an episode of 1960 TV series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse.
Sheldon Leonard, Danny Thomas, Desilu. ABC, 1953-7; CBS, 1957-64.
Petrosian and her team filmed the commercial in the same Hollywood studio that once was home to Desilu Productions and the pioneering 1950s sitcom "I Love Lucy," which itself broke ethnic barriers by costarring Cuban-American actor Desi Arnaz in the role of Ricky Ricardo.
And at first, CBS was not impressed with the pilot episode produced by the couple's Desilu Productions company, so Ball and Arnaz took their act on the road.
Both Lucille and Desi, real-life husband and wife team, became powerful people in the US TV industry with their joint Desilu production company I Love Lucy emerged from the star's own radio series on CBS, My Favourite Husband.