Herb Sargent
American screenwriter
Herb Sargent
Herbert Sargent was an American television writer, a producer for such comedy shows as The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live, and a screenwriter. His tenure in Saturday Night Live made him and Chevy Chase create Weekend Update, the longest-running sketch in the show's history. Born in Philadelphia, Sargent was the older brother of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Alvin Sargent.
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Contractors Chosen for Oxford Casino Project - MPBN News
Google News - almost 6 years
Sargent Corporation President Herb Sargent says the project will also create good, permanent jobs in a region where there's been "minimal commercial investment." Black Bear says if all goes as planned, the facility is expected to be open for business
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Heart Ball brings in $100000 - Bangor Daily News
Google News - almost 6 years
He acknowledged the Heart Ball committee members: Deborah Richards, Eastern Maine Medical Center; Jason Pelletier, Sanofi-Aventis; Bill Lucy, People's United Bank; Herb Sargent, Sargent Corp.; Mike Shea, Webber Energy; Ed Hennessey, Machias Savings
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Rollins Wind project will produce enough renewable energy to power 23000 Maine ... - IBTimes
Google News - almost 6 years
“The Rollins Wind project and other projects by First Wind has provided a significant benefit to the town of Lincoln and surrounding communities,” said Herb Sargent of Sargent Corporation, a Stillwater, Maine-based lead subcontractor on the project
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Paid Notice: Deaths SARGENT, HERB
NYTimes - almost 12 years
SARGENT--Herb. The Writers Guild of America, East, mourns the passing of Herb Sargent who served as President of the Guild East for 14 years. He was known for his generosity and we will miss his leadership, insight and impeccable wit. Warren Leight Vice President, WGAE Mona Mangan Executive Director, WGAE
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Paid Notice: Deaths SARGENT, HERB
NYTimes - almost 12 years
SARGENT--Herb. The Dramatists Guild of America mourns the passing of Herb Sargent, legendary television writer and courageous and committed defender of the rights of authors in all media. We will miss him--his wit, his decency, his generosity and his dedication. John Weidman, President The Dramatists Guild of America
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Paid Notice: Deaths SARGENT, HERB
NYTimes - almost 12 years
SARGENT--Herb. We mourn Herb, a person with such strong political principles and conscience. For 20 years, his keen wit and intelligence helped us craft our message with substance and a lot of humor. Norman Lear, Bobbie Handman and the Folks at People for the American Way
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Herb Sargent, TV Writer, Is Dead at 81
NYTimes - almost 12 years
Herb Sargent, a veteran television comedy writer who helped the fledgling Not Ready for Prime Time Players make ''Saturday Night Live'' a hit with skits like ''Weekend Update,'' its long-running news parody, died yesterday at a Manhattan hospital. He was 81. The cause was a heart attack, his brother, Alvin, a screenwriter, said. Mr. Sargent began
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Paid Notice: Deaths FREUND, RICHARD. DICK FREUND
NYTimes - almost 12 years
FREUND -- Richard. Dick Freund, representing ABC, often sat across the table from the Writers Guild of America, East in bitter negotiations. In all the years he did so, he was never less than honest, candid and understanding. He did his best for ABC, but always with honor and civility. We deeply regret his passing. Writers Guild of America, East,
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Paid Notice: Deaths DAVIS, OSSIE
NYTimes - about 12 years
DAVIS--Ossie. The Writers Guild of America, East, mourns the passing of its distinguished member Ossie Davis. His contributions to us reach far beyond his art in bringing opportunity, justice and inspiration to generations past and future. We honor his memory by continuing his work. Herb Sargent President, WGAE Mona Mangan Executive Director, WGAE
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Arts, Briefly; Writers at Odds
NYTimes - about 12 years
A battle has erupted between Hollywood's two main screenwriting unions, the Writers Guilds of America, East and West, over a gambit by the larger West Coast union to enforce a decades-old provision about dues. This month, the president of the Los Angeles guild, Daniel Petrie Jr., had a videoconference with Herb Sargent, president of the New
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Paid Notice: Deaths BRESLIN, ROSEMARY
NYTimes - over 12 years
BRESLIN -- Rosemary. To quote our favorite columnist: ''We are sorry for your troubles.'' Fathers and daughters have very special relationships. Rosemary Breslin was her father's daughter. Our hearts are with Ronnie, our beloved colleague; Jimmy, our most contrarian TV guest; Tony, the love of Rosemary's life; and the entire Breslin and Eldridge
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BOLDFACE NAMES
NYTimes - almost 13 years
It Must Have Been The Language Barrier ''It's a very, very great honor to be a last-minute replacement,'' BILL MURRAY said in his signature deadpan at the 56th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards in New York. ''And when all those little people did not answer their phones, I knew it was my time.'' Then a nod to the president of the Writers Guild
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Corrections
NYTimes - about 13 years
An article in Business Day on Tuesday about a dispute involving the eligibility of Victoria Riskin as an official of the Writers Guild of America referred incorrectly to her union's jurisdiction. She was elected president of the guild's Western branch in September; the Eastern branch has a separate president, Herb Sargent. (Ms. Riskin stepped down
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MEDIA BUSINESS; Report Backs Overturning Of Election at Writers Guild
NYTimes - about 13 years
The president of the Writers Guild of America, the union that represents Hollywood screenwriters, was ineligible to run for re-election in September, an independent investigator decided on Monday, recommending that the election be overturned, according to several people who have read the decision. The action came on the same day that a screenwriter
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Paid Notice: Deaths GARDNER, HERB
NYTimes - over 13 years
GARDNER--Herb. The Writers Guild of America, East mourns the passing of its distinguished member Herb Gardner. He received the WGA Award for Best Screenplay for ''A Thousand Clowns'' in 1966 and was the recipient of the Writers Guild of America, East's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. His wit and wisdom will be missed. Herb Sargent President,
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Paid Notice: Deaths NEWMAN, , DAVID
NYTimes - over 13 years
NEWMAN--David. We mourn the loss of our distinguished and admired fellow member. A friend to us all, he loved the company of writers. Herb Sargent, President Mona Mangan, Exec. Dir. Writers Guild of America, East >>AD#
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Paid Notice: Deaths STONE, PETER
NYTimes - almost 14 years
STONE-Peter. We mourn the loss of Peter Stone, brilliant writer, great wit, good friend and co-founder of Guild Hall's Academy of the Arts, and recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award in Literary Arts. Melville Straus, Chairman of the Board Edward Bleier, Chairman, Academy of the Arts Ruth Appelhof, Director The Board and staff of Guild Hall
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TELEVISION/RADIO; A Forgotten Creator of Modern Comedy
NYTimes - about 15 years
BACK when radio was more than all news, all talk or all-preprogrammed disc jockeys, one of the biggest stars on the air was a baggy-eyed, nasal-sounding former juggler. The audience could not see the eyes, of course, and what made Fred Allen a household name in the 1930's and 40's was not the way he juggled objects but the way he juggled words. The
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