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"The industry is concerned," says Konyk, who invokes the spirit of his "favorite American philosopher"--the character of disk jockey Johnny Fever on the late 1970s television hit, WKRP in Cincinnati.
Jump, best known for a leading role in "WKRP in Cincinnati," succeeded the late Jesse White as the Maytag advertising persona in 1988.
Onstage, with "WKRP in Cincinnati" star Gary Sandy and costumes by Bob Mackie, at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater Nov.
She broke into television on The New WKRP in Cincinnati show.
For a village in the countryside of Quebec, the municipal equivalent of WKRP in Cincinnati, it produces a disproportionate number of celebrities.
Thanks to sitcoms like the "Mary Tyler Moore Show," "News Radio," "WKRP in Cincinnati," and "Murphy Brown," most viewers know that "the news" is also a "show" competing for their attention.
Though that darned dead body on the side of the road bothers Sara from time to time, she learns some useful tabloid reporting techniques at this Florida weekly, where tape on the floor delineates offices (thank you, WKRP in Cincinnati), where the publisher's office actually is a huge elevator that can stop and pop open on any floor at any time, where reporters pose on the telephone as doctors or lawyers to obtain the quotes they seek, where the newsroom budget.
And that has continued to be the work of choice for sitcom producers and writers, from The Partridge Family to WKRP in Cincinnati to Home Improvement to Blossom to Frasier to Murphy Brown to this season's new hits, News Radio and Hope and Gloria.
It attracted the casts of shows on which he and wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid, have worked, including WKRP In Cincinnati, Simon and Simon, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Sister, Sister.
Sullivan has also appeared on television in "Highway to Heaven," "Fame," "Mork & Mindy" and "WKRP in Cincinnati." He was a special correspondent for ABC's "Good Morning, America" from 1979 to 1982, and has written and produced several films for television.
The show, which starred Tim Reid (of WKRP in Cincinnati fame), won praise from a diverse range of sources: critics declared the show "revolutionary," "a sitcom of uncommon freshness ...
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