In The Producers
, Luke Ford profiles major players in entertainment including Edgar J. Scherick, creator of ABC's Wide World of Sports
, Stephen J. Cannell, whose television programs have grossed over $1 billion, and Jay Bernstein, former manager of Farrah Fawcett and Linda Evans.
The life of a typical Hollywood producer is a "profile in frustration." What drives these middlemen to subjugate their own egos for more than a decade, at times, to make a movie or TV show?
Author of three books on the film industry, Luke Ford has appeared on 60 Minutes and Entertainment Tonight. He?s been written about in The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. He lives in Los Angeles and operates the website www.lukeford.net.