- Tartikoff returns to `big time TV'. McClellan, Steve // Broadcasting & Cable;5/10/93, Vol. 123 Issue 19, p22
Reports on former NBC Entertainment President and Paramount Studio chief Brandon Tartikoff's producing several shows with a number of New Orleans broadcasters. Production of `Big Time TV'; Choice of New Orleans; Features of his new show; His plans.
- Did Tartikoff step out for jujubes? Walls, Jeannette; Gelman, Jan // New York;1/4/93, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p9
Reports that Brandon Tartikoff nixed distributing the movie, `The Crying Game,' Tartikoff head of Paramount at the time; Missed the `revelation scene'; Details.
- A novel approach to filmmaking. Flamm, Matthew // Entertainment Weekly;2/23/96 - 3/1/96, Issue 315/316, p116
Reports on the efforts of Brandon Tartikoff to help authors of popular fiction rejected by high-brow publishers. Establishment of the imprint Brandon Tartikoff Books at Warner Books; Publication of Cathy Cash-Spellman's book `The Playground of the Gods.'
- When the TV going gets tough. // U.S. News & World Report;5/13/91, Vol. 110 Issue 18, p18
Announces that NBC programming whiz Brandon Tartikoff will become head of the Paramount movie studio, a defection that further underlines the declining fortunes of the once all-powerful but now threatened networks. Recent Federal Communications Commission ruling partially lifting restrictions...
- Brandon Tartikoff. // U.S. News & World Report;11/9/92, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p25
Reports that Brandon Tartikoff, 43, announced an intermission in his Hollywood career, resigning as chairman of Paramount Pictures to help his daughter recover from injuries suffered in a car crash nearly two years ago. He had been mentioned as a potential buyer of NBC; Actor Bill Crosby also...
- The kid who saved television. Turner, Richard // Newsweek;12/29/1997, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p82
Remembers the work of Brandon Tartikoff, who headed up the NBC network in the 1980s and 1990s. How Tartikoff reinvented television to keep viewers interested; Some of the television programs created under his supervision; Tartikoff's competitive nature; His death from Hodgkin's disease in...
- Brandon's fade-out. // Time;11/9/1992, Vol. 140 Issue 19, p26
Announces the resignation of head of Paramount Pictures, Brandon Tartikoff, 43, in order to spend more time with his nine-year-old daughter, who was grievously injured in an auto accident last year. His 15-month reign at Paramount included the register-ringing teen-twitter `Wayne's World.'
- Take this job and... Swertlow, Frank; Harris, Mark // Entertainment Weekly;11/13/92, Issue 144, p7
Debates the various possible reasons for the resignation of Brandon Tartikoff, head of Paramount Pictures. Tartikoff's announced reason that he wants to spend more time with his nine-year-old daughter Celia; Theories that he's jumping ship before Paramount fails, or that he hated his bosses.
- Televisionary. Gliatto, Tom; Miller, Sue // People;09/15/97, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p219
Profiles Brandon Tartikoff, former president of NBC Entertainment, who died in August 1997 of complications caused by Hodgkin's disease. His career at NBC; Popular shows he created such as `The Cosby Show' and `The Golden Girls,'; Comments from friends and family; Personal background of Tartikoff.
- Tartikoff sinks teeth into horror. Busch, Anita M.; Lowry, Brian // Variety;2/19/96, Vol. 362 Issue 3, p6
Reports on New World chairman Brandon Tartikoff's plan to produce a horror film entitled `Lou Garou.' Glen Petrie as the film's writer; Tartikoff's career history.