CTVA US Reporter Drama - "The Name Of The Game" (Universal/NBC) (1968-71) Gene Barry, Robert Stack, Tony Franciosa

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The Classic TV Archive - US Reporter Drama Series

Robert Stack series:
The Untouchables (1959-63) -
The Name of The Game  (1968-71) Most Wanted (1976-77) - Strike Force (1981-82)
Gene Barry Series:
Bat Masterson (1959-63)  - Burke's Law (1963-66)
 - The Name of The Game  (1968-71)
The Adventurer (UK)(ITC) (1972)   -  Burke's Law (1994-95)  
Tony Franciosa Series:
Valentine's Day (1964-65) -
The Name of The Game  (1968-71)Search (1972-73)  
- Matt Helm (1975-76)  -  Finder Of Lost Loves (1984-85)
The Name Of The Game (1968-71)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by; Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

The Name Of The Game (season 1) (NBC) (1968-69)
The Name Of The Game (season 2) (NBC) (1969-70)
The Name Of The Game (season 3) (NBC) (1970-71)
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THE NAME OF THE GAME
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Universal Television/ an MCA Company
Universal City Studios, Inc

for
NBC (Fridays 8.30 pm EST)
 Executive Producer
Richard Irving (season 2-3)/ Produced by Richard Irving (season 1)
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Produced by
Dean Hargrove (Gene Barry episodes -starting season 2)
Associate Producer
William Koenig (Gene Barry episodes -starting season 2)
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Produced by
George Eckstein (Robert Stack episodes -starting season 2)
Associate Producer Robert F. O'Neill (Robert Stack episodes -starting season 2)
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Produced by
Gene L. Coon
? (Tony Franciosa episodes)
Produced by
Norman Lloyd (Tony Franciosa segments -starting season 2)
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Produced by Leslie Stevens (episode #1.13)

US Reporter Drama series 1966 pilot + 1968-71 76 episodes x 90 min slot color
(3 seasons)
Actual running time of episodes 74 min for 90 min slots.
starring:
Gene Barry
as Glenn Howard, CEO of 'Howard Publications' and
managing director of 'Fame' magazine
Robert Stack
as Dan Farrell , 'Crime' magazine writer
Tony Franciosa
as Jeff Dillon , 'People' magazine writer
with:
Susan Saint James as Peggy Maxwell, Glenn Howard's secretary
Ben Murphy as Joe Sample
Mark Miller as Ross Craig
Cliff Potter a.k.a. Cliff Potts  as Andy Hill  OR Sandy Hill
also starring:
Robert Culp as Paul Tyler (some season 3 episodes)

The 3 main stars appeared on a 3 week rotating basis.

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 'FAME' IS THE NAME OF THE GAME
(tv movie) (pilot)
26Nov66
Universal Television
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
Anthony Franciosa (Jeff Dillon) (future series regular)
Susan St James (Peggy Maxwell) (future series regular)
George Macready as Glenn Howard (the part in the series was played by Gene Barry)
Guest Stars:
Jill St John ........ Leona Purdy
Jack Klugman ........ Ben Welcome
Jack Weston ......... Griffin
Robert Duvall ....... Eddie Franchot
Nanette Fabray ...... Pat
Jay C Flippen ....... Dizzy Shaner
Lee Bowman........... Cruikshank
Nicholas Colasanto .. the Detective
Melodie Johnson ..... Belle
George Furth ........ the Morgue Attendent
John Hoyt ........... Larkin
Ena Hartman ......... Marcia Davenport
Olan Soule .......... Hotel Manager
A remake of the Alan Ladd 1949 movie called "Chicago Deadline"
The series "The Name of the Game" came out of this TV Movie which aired two years before the series.

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