On Sept. 2, CBS will broadcast “A Day In The Life Of Television: A Museum Of Television & Radio Special,” a new entertainment special that goes behind the scenes of 12 high-profile television shows to see how they are made. Dennis Haysbert
provides the narration.
On November 9, 2005, 42 television crews went behind the scenes of some of the most popular shows on television to find out from many different perspectives what went into producing them on this specific day. From daytime to late night, comedies, dramas, specials, reality and talk shows, this is a unique look at the process of creating some of television's top programs as they rush to meet their deadlines -- excitement, tension and all.
Included in the special are: "Entertainment Tonight," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
," Everybody Hates Chris
, the "CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer," "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," "Today," ER
, The Simpsons
, "TRL" and the "Syracuse Local News on WSTM."
Among those featured are Linda Bell Blue, executive producer of "Entertainment Tonight"; Ellen DeGeneres
with her writers; Craig Ferguson and his writers; Carol Mendelsohn, creator and show runner of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"; producers of the "CBS Evening News"; Cathy Younkin, news director of the "Syracuse Local News on WSTM"; Dave George, supervising producer of "TRL"; Terry Cruz and Tishina, actors in "Everybody Hates Chris"; Tyra Banks
, model on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show"; and Hank Azaria
, who is heard as various voices on "The Simpsons," among others.