TVWriter™ Contributing Editors: Herbie J Pilato

Herbie J Pilato is a writer, producer, performer, and entertainment executive who has worked on several television shows including Bravo’s hit series, The 100 Greatest TV Characters, Bewitched: The E! True Hollywood Story, A&E’s Biography of Lee Majors, TLC’s Behind the Fame specials on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, Hill Street Blues, and L.A. Law, among others.

Since starting his career as an NBC Page in 1984, Pilato has also served as a consulting producer and on-screen cultural commentator on various classic TV DVD documentaries for Sony, NBCUniversal, and Warner Bros.

His books include Dashing, Daring and Debonair: TV’s Top Male Icons from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, Glamour Gidgets and the Girl Next Door, The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery: A Guide To Her Magical Performances, Twitch Upon a Star: The Bewitched Life and Career of Elizabeth Montgomery, Bewitched Forever, The Bewitched Book, The Bionic Book, Life Story: The Book of Life Goes On, The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom, The Kung Fu Book of Caine, and NBC & ME: My Life as a Page in a Book.

In 2010, Pilato founded the Classic TV Preservation Society (CTVPS), a formal 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the positive social influence of classic television programming.

He also is Creative Director for Television, Ink. (a TV, film and literary production company geared toward family entertainment), and All-Creative Consultants (his entertainment and literary consulting firm); and writes frequently about classic television for

Pilato is the host and an executive producer of THEN AGAIN WITH HERBIE J PILATO, a new classic TV talk now streaming on Amazon Prime, Shout Factory TV, and other media outlets.

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