Phaylen Fairchild

Jan 11

8 min read

Eric Monte- Not Norman Lear Is The Father of Black Television

If you’re familiar with early 70's television, you have seen Good Times, Sanford and Son, What’s Happening and The Jeffersons, all of which have been historically credited to legendary producer Norman Lear. For the past two years, Lear, now 99 years old, sat next to comedian Jimmy Kimmel as remakes of Lear’s early shows have been re-created in Live Before A Studio Audience.