Trace the journey of people of color featured in American television - trailblazers including Diahann Carroll (Julia), Desi Arnaz (I Love Lucy), Edward James Olmos (Miami Vice), and George Takei (Star Trek). Additional perspectives are captured in interviews with Leslie Uggams and Whoopi Goldberg.
Episode Duration: 50 minutes and 29 seconds
Episode Number: 105
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The four-part series examines the people who left their imprint on sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows in the early days of the medium.
The program features interviews with legendary stars, including Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Art Linkletter, Andy Griffith, Betty White, Phyllis Diller, Jim Nabors, Marlo Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Ed McMahon and Merv Griffin.
Using never-before-seen images and showcasing timeless clips, the documentary examines the entertainers that provided the classic scenes that still amuse us today.
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