This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Michael Zinberg

Interviewed by: Gary Shimokawa

Michael Zinberg is a director, writer and producer of many hit television series and movies for television. Zinberg started out in Hollywood as an associate producer on Nichols and The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Zinberg discusses what he learned from director Bob Butler about the collaborative process.

Zinberg recalls his first directing experience on The Bob Newhart Show and the support he got from the actors and crew.

Zinberg shares the tricks of the trade he developed over many years of directing episodic series.