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Brandon Tartikoff

  • Birth 13 Jan 1949 Freeport, Nassau County, New York, USA
  • Death 27 Aug 1997 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Ramah 12-2,Lot 2056
  • Memorial ID 2361

Television Executive. Born in Freeport, New York, he was an NBC-TV executive who was credited for turning around the networks low prime time reputation with a series of top notch hits. As a graduate of Yale University, he started his career on the staff at WLS-TV in Chicago. In the mid-1970s, he joined the staff of ABC New York and was hired as a programming executive for NBC in 1977. He took over programming duties in 1980 and was responsible for such hit series as "Hill Street Blues", "L.A. Law", "Law & Order", "ALF", "Family Ties", "Seinfeld", "Night Court", "Hunter", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and many more. He left NBC in 1991, joining Paramont Studios as chairman and went back to NBC-TV in 1994. He died at age 48 in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2361
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Brandon Tartikoff (13 Jan 1949–27 Aug 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2361, citing Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .