SISTER SISTER: Half-hour sitcom, 122 episodes completed, WB,
Starring: Tia and Tamera Mowry, Tim Reid and Jackee Harry.
SMART GUY: Half-hour sitcom, 51 episodes completed, WB,
Starring: Tahj Mowry, John Marshall Jones, Jason Weaver, Omar Gooding and Essence Atkins.
OUR FRIEND MARTIN – An Animated Series, DIC-DISNEY, featuring the voices of Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, John Travolta, Sam Jackson and many more.
ON OUR OWN: Half-hour sitcom , 19 episodes completed, ABC, Starring: The Smollet Family.
THE MOTOWN REVUE: Starring Smokey Robinson: Six one-hour episodes, NBC, Motown Productions. Starring: Smokey Robinson.
• THE TEMPTATIONS, NBC, four hours.
NAACP Image Award Winner for Best Miniseries. (Nominated for six Emmy Awards, including Best Mini-Series and won an Emmy for Best Director.) Also won Golden Globe; Producers Guild Award; Directors Guild Award; and Prism Award. Starring: Leon, Charles Malik Whitfield, DB Woodside, Terron Brooks and Christian Payton.
• DEAD MAN’S WALK, ABC, five hours.
Starring: Edward James Olmos, Keith Carradine, Brian Dennehy and F. Murray Abraham.
• BUFFALO GIRLS, CBS, four hours.
Nominated for eleven Emmy Awards, including Best Miniseries and Best Actress. Starring Angelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Reba McEntyre, Sam Elliott and Jack Palance.
• STREETS OF LAREDO, CBS, five hours.
Starring: James Garner, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard and Sonia Braga.
• RETURN TO LONESOME DOVE, CBS, four hours.
Starring: Jon Voight, Barbara Hershey, Rick Schroder and Louis Gossett, Jr. and William Petersen.
• THE JACKSONS: An American Dream, ABC, five hours.
Nominated for multiple Emmy Awards, including Best Miniseries. Starring: Angela Bassett, Billy Dee Williams, and Vanessa Williams as Suzanne.
• LONESOME DOVE, CBS, eight hours.
Emmy, Golden Globe, Peabody Award-winning miniseries. Named “Outstanding Program of the Year” by Television Critics Association, Best Miniseries in TV Guide Annual Readers Choice Awards, D.W. Griffith Award by National Board of Review. Among other honors, the success of this landmark western resulted in de Passe’s induction into the Cowboy Hall of Fame. “Lonesome Dove” was based on Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Starring: Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones and Anjelica Huston.
• SMALL SACRIFICES, ABC, four hours.
Nominated for three Emmy Awards, including Best Miniseries and two Golden Globe Awards. Winner of the Peabody Award. Based on Ann Rule’s best-selling book. Starring: Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O’Neal and John Shea.
MOVIES FOR TELEVISION:
• THE LORETTA CLAIBORNE STORY
Two-hour, Disney-ABC Sunday Night.
• SOMEONE ELSE’S CHILD
• THE LAST ELECTRIC KNIGHT (aka SIDEKICKS)
• BRIDESMAIDS – Two-hour, CBS.
• HAPPY ENDINGS
Two-hour, 1983, CBS.
• ZENON: ZEE THREE
Two-hour, The Disney Channel.
• ZENON: THE ZEQUEL
Two-hour, The Disney Channel. When it aired, the movie had the highest-ever rating for a Disney Channel original movie. 3.3 rating/6 share.
Two-hour, HBO Films.
• ZENON, GIRL OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Two-hour, The Disney Channel.
THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF’S INAUGURAL BALL 2009
70TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE TO THE APOLLO THEATER: Two-hour, NBC.
MOTOWN 40: THE MUSIC IS FOREVER, Four-hour documentary, ABC.
MOTOWN 30: WHAT’S GOIN’ ON, Two-hour, CBS, Productions, Emmy Award Nominee.
MOTOWN MERRI X-MAS, One-hour, ABC.
MOTOWN RETURNS TO THE APOLLO, Three-hour, NBC. Emmy Award winner for best variety Program. NAACP Image Award winner.
MOTOWN 25: YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER, Two-hour, 1983, NBC, Motown Productions, Emmy Award winner for best variety program. Winner of NAACP Image Award and Peabody Award.
MOTOWN ON SHOWTIME: – Smokey Robinson – One-hour, Showtime.
– Comedy on Campus – One-hour, Showtime. – Michael Jackson – One-hour, Showtime. – Marvin Gaye – One-hour, Showtime. – Temptations and Four Tops – One-hour, Showtime.
FIRST RUN SYNDICATION:
SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO: 130 one-hour episodes completed, variety program format. Syndicated through Warner Brothers/Telepictures.
LONESOME DOVE, THE OUTLAW YEARS: 44 one-hour episodes completed, western drama. Starring: Eric McCormack, Scott Bairstow and Paul Le Mat.
Night Life: (195) half-hour episodes, talk show. Hosted by David Brenner.
2006 Black Movie Awards: A Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present, & Future. A 90-minute special which aired nationally on Turner Network Television (TNT). Hosted by Tyler Perry
THE BLACK MOVIE AWARDS: A Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present, & Future. A 90-minute special which aired nationally on Turner Network Television (TNT). Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer
34th NAACP Image Awards, Two-hour special, FOX, Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.
2003 Essence Awards, Two-hour special, FOX.
Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Best Variety Music Program. Hosted by Steve Harvey.
2002 Essence Awards, Two-hour special, FOX, de Passe Entertainment.
Hosted by Steve Harvey
33rd NAACP Image Awards, Two-hour special, FOX. Hosted by Chris Tucker
32nd NAACP Image Awards, Two-hour special, FOX. Hosted by Chris Tucker
MUSIC and MORE…Image Awards, One-hour special, WB. Hosted by Sinbad and Brandy.