Sylvester Weaver, 93, Dies; Created 'Today' and 'Tonight'
NYTimes - almost 15 years
Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., a pioneering television executive who created the NBC programs ''Today'' and ''Tonight'' and did much to shape the medium's pervasive influence, died Friday at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 93. Mr. Weaver, who worked at NBC from 1949 until 1956, when he resigned as chairman, went into television with a background