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Schwartz, Sherwood 1916(?)–

Schwartz, Sherwood 1916(?)–

PERSONAL

Born November 14, 1916 (some sources say 1917), in Passaic, NJ; married Mildred, December 1941; children: Lloyd J. (a producer and writer), Ross, Elroy (a writer), Hope (an actress). Education: Earned master's degree in biochemistry.

Career: Writer, producer, consultant, and composer.

Member: Writers Guild of America.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award (with others), outstanding writing achievement in comedy, 1961, Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding writing achievement in comedy, 1962, both for The Red Skelton Show; Pop Culture Award (with others), TV Land Awards, 2004, for Gilligan's Island; Daytime Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding special class special, 2005, for The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years.

CREDITS

Television Work; Series:

Producer and creator, Gilligan's Island, CBS, 1962–65.

Script supervisor, My Favorite Martian, CBS, 1963.

Executive producer, creator, and producer, It's About Time, CBS, 1966.

Executive producer and creator, The Brady Bunch, ABC, 1969.

Executive consultant, The Brady Kids, ABC, 1972.

Producer and cocreator, Dusty's Trail, syndicated, 1973.

Executive consultant, The New Adventures of Gilligan, ABC, 1974.

Executive producer, Big John, Little John, NBC, 1976.

Producer, The Brady Bunch Hour, ABC, 1977.

Producer, Harper Valley P.T.A. (also known as Harper Valley), NBC, 1981.

Executive producer and creator, The Brady Brides, NBC, 1981.

Executive consultant, Gilligan's Planet, CBS, 1982.

Executive producer, Together We Stand (also known as Nothing Is Easy), CBS, 1986.

Creator, Pop-Up Brady, VH1, 2001.

Executive producer and creator, The Real Gilligan's Island, TBS, 2004.

Television Work; Movies:

Executive producer, "The Brady Kids on Mysterious Island," The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (also known as The New Saturday Superstar Movie), ABC, 1972.

Executive producer and creator, Rescue from Gilligan's Island, NBC, 1978.

Executive producer, The Castaways on Gilligan's Island, NBC, 1979.

Executive producer, The Invisible Woman, NBC, 1983.

Executive producer, A Very Brady Christmas, CBS, 1988.

Executive consultant, The Brady Bunch in the White House, Fox, 2002.

Television Work; Pilots:

Producer, Gilligan's Island: Marooned, 1964.

Executive producer, The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (movie), NBC, 1981.

Executive producer, Scamps, NBC, 1982.

Television Work; Specials:

Executive producer, The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years, TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Himself, Growing Up Brady, NBC, 2000.

(Uncredited) Himself, Surviving "Gilligan's Island": The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (also known as Surviving "Gilligan's Island"), CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Stars and Stripes: Hollywood and World War II, AMC, 1991.

Bradymania (also known as Bradymania: A Very Brady Christmas), ABC, 1993.

Brady Bunch Home Movies, CBS, 1995.

TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals, Fox, 1999.

TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 2, Fox, 2000.

Entertainment Tonight Presents: "Gilligan's Island"—The Untold Tales, Fox, 2000.

Robert Reed: Unfinished Business, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Brilliant But Cancelled, Trio, 2002.

Inside TV Land: 40 Greatest Theme Songs, TV Land, 2002.

The Perfect Pitch (also known as Brilliant But Cancelled: The Perfect Pitch), Trio, 2002.

Bob Hope: The Road to Laughter, PBS, 2003.

Intimate Portrait: Florence Henderson, Lifetime, 2003.

The Second Annual TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV, TV Land and Nickelodeon, 2004.

All Access Pass: The TV Land Awards, TV Land, 2004.

TV Land Moguls, TV Land, 2004.

TV Land Convention Special, TV Land, 2004.

The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years, TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Late Show (also known as The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers), Fox, 1988.

CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, CBS, 1993.

Marilu, syndicated, 1994.

Himself, "Sherwood Schwartz—A Loving Tribute," Roseanne, ABC, 1995.

"The Brady Bunch," The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

"Gilligan's Island," The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

20/20 (also known as ABC News 20/20), ABC, 2000.

"Florence Henderson: Here's the Story," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

"Behind the Bradys," ET in TV Land, TV Land, 2003.

"Gilligan's Island: The Untold Tales," ET in TV Land, TV Land, 2003.

CBS News Sunday Morning (also known as Sunday Morning), CBS, 2004.

Entertainment Tonight, syndicated, 2005.

"The Brady Bunch," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

"Network Notes," TV Land Confidential, TV Land, 2005.

"Casting and Character Creation," TV Land Confidential, TV Land, 2005.

"Changing Times and Trends," TV Land Confidential, TV Land, 2005.

"Top 10 TV Weddings," TV Land's Top 10, TV Land, 2006.

"Top Ten Brady Bunch Episodes," TV Land's Top Ten, TV Land, 2006.

Also appeared in "Joey Lawrence," Celebrity Profile, E! Entertainment Television.

Film Work:

Executive producer, The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West, Topar Films, 1976.

Producer, The Brady Bunch Movie, Paramount, 1995.

Producer, The Very Brady Sequel, Paramount, 1996.

Film Appearances:

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 50th Anniversary Celebration Tribute to Bob Hope, 1996.

Himself, Gilligan's Island: Season 2 Introduction (documentary short), Warner Home Video, 2005.

Himself, The Brady Bunch: Coming Together Under One Roof (documentary short), Paramount Home Video, 2005.

Himself, Gilligan's Island: A Pop Culture Phenomenon (documentary short), Warner Home Video, 2005.

Himself, Gilligan's Island: Season 3 Introduction (short), Warner Home Video, 2005.

WRITINGS

Television Episodes:

The Red Skelton Show (also known as The Red Skelton Hour), NBC, 1951.

"Money in the Shotgun," I Married Joan, 1954.

Gilligan's Island, CBS, 1962–65.

It's About Time, CBS, 1966.

Dusty's Trail, syndicated, 1974.

Big John, Little John, NBC, 1976.

Harper Valley P.T.A. (also known as Harper Valley), NBC, 1981.

The Bradys, CBS, 1990.

Television Movies:

Rescue from Gilligan's Island, NBC, 1978.

The Castaways on Gilligan's Island, NBC, 1979.

Television Pilots:

Gilligan's Island: Marooned, 1964.

The Brady Girls Get Married (movie; also known as The Brady Brides), NBC, 1981.

The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (movie), NBC, 1981.

Scamps, NBC, 1982.

The Invisible Woman (movie), NBC, 1983.

A Very Brady Christmas (movie), CBS, 1988.

Television Specials:

The Red Skelton Chevy Special, NBC, 1959.

Mr. and Mrs. (also known as The Lucille Ball Comedy Hour), CBS, 1964.

Television Series; Theme Songs:

"The Ballad of Gilligan's Isle," Gilligan's Island, CBS, 1964.

It's About Time, CBS, 1966.

The Brady Bunch, ABC, 1969.

Dusty's Trail, syndicated, 1973.

Television Songs; Movies:

"She Must Be Around Here Someplace," The Invisible Woman, NBC, 1983.

Screenplays:

The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West, Topar Films, 1976.

Film Theme Songs:

The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West, Topar Films, 1976.

Radio Episodes:

The Bob Hope Show, c. 1930.

Books:

Inside Gilligan's Island: From Creation to Syndication, St. Martin's Press, 1994.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Time, March 13, 1995, p. 111.

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