DUNGAN and JEFF STEIN
came to television under the guidance of executive producers Frank Dungan
and Jeff Stein. Dungan and Stein are Emmy-Award winners for "Barney
Miller". They were signed to a development deal at Twentieth Century Fox
following the conclusion of the "Barney Miller" and asked by ABC
to develop the Mr. Belvedere pilot.
native of Philadelphia, is a graduate of Bowling Green (Ohio) University
who worked in an advertising agency after serving in the United States
Army. He moved to the West Coast and began hanging out at the Comedy Store,
a popular Hollywood imrovisational hangout for the young comedic talent
and began writing material for the Comedy Store hopefuls--including Jimmy
native of Cleveland who came to Los Angeles as a youngster and attended
Valley College, worked for a record company and also began writing material
for the Comedy Store hopefuls-- including Waker.
He and Dungan
met, decided to form a team and began their association by writing a game
show pilot, then free-lanced some scripts to "Barney Miller" and in
1978, became staff members, moving up to story editors and then producers.
In addition to the producer's Emmy, they have an Emmy nomination for writing
and a nomination from the Writers Guild of America.
Liz Sage is a native of South Bend, Indiana, who was educated
at Los Angeles City College. She won a Television Academy EMMY for her
work on "The Carol Burnett Show" and has served as Executive Story
Consultant on both the "Welcome Back Kotter" and "Dorothy"
Rickey is a native of Stillwater, Oklahoma where she graduated from
the Oklahoma State University with a BA in Humanities. She started as on-air
personality in Tulsa and then moved to Los Angeles where she worked as
a secretary at NBC. She became a production assistant, was an assistant
to the producer, an associate producer and finally producer.
she produced such shows as "Jennifer Slept Here", "Teachers Only",
"Gift of the Magi", "Have I got a Christmas For You", "Fame",
"Going Home Again", and "Wrinkles, Birthdays and Other Fables".
in North Hollywood with her husband, Dr. Ronald Ashley and their daughter
(Ric) Weiss came to Los Angeles in 1978 after a three year stint as
a national editor of TV Guide magazine in Radnor, PA. Born in New York
City, he was educated in Philadepphia, where he earned his B.A., M.A. and
Ph.D at the University of Pennsylvania.
he has worked soley with a partner, Jeff Ferro, on numerous television
programs, including "Archie Bunker's Place", "Nine To Five",
"Charles In Charge", and "Sara". He was nominated for an
Emmy for his work as Co-producer of "The Golden Girls". He also
served as Executive story consultant and Co-producer of "Mr. Belvedere"
from 1985 to 1987.
Ferro is a native of Elkhart, Indiana, who graduated with a B.A. from
the University of Michigan. He was co-producer of "The Golden Girls"
television series as well as Mr. Belvedere in the 1986-87 season before
his elevation to full producer for the 1988 season.
His other credits
include "Charles In Charge", "9 to 5" and "Archie Bunker's
Place". Ferro resides with his wife in Santa Monica, California.