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TV Shows Produced By Norman Lear

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A list of all TV shows produced by Norman Lear, listed alphabetically with pictures from the show when available. Norman Lear have produced a lot of successful television programs, and this list highlights some of the best ones. This list of TV programs produced by Norman Lear includes any TV shows co-produced by Norman Lear with other people or companies. Television fanatics can use this list to find some Norman Lear TV shows that they haven't seen before. Producers don't often get credit for great TV series but they are an integral part of the creation process.

Everything from All in the Family to Sanford and Son is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What TV shows has Norman Lear produced?" and "What are the best Norman Lear produced shows?"
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  • A Year at the Top

    Paul Shaffer, Greg Evigan

    Premiered1977

    A Year at the Top is an American sitcom which aired for five episodes on CBS in 1977. Produced by T.A.T. Communications Company, the series was created by Heywood Kling and co-executive produced by...  more
  • a.k.a. Pablo

    Mario Lopez, Katy Jurado

    Premiered1984

    a.k.a. Pablo is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from March to April 1984....  more
  • All in the Family

    Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton

    PremieredJanuary 12, 1971

    All in the Family is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network from January 12, 1971, to April 8, 1979. In September 1979, a new show, Archie Bunker's Place,...  more

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  • Channel Umptee-3

    Tara Strong, Rob Paulsen

    Premiered1997

    Channel Umptee-3 is a Saturday morning animated television series created by Jim George and produced by Norman Lear that aired on The WB in 1997. Ogden Ostrich, Sheldon S. Cargo, and Holey Moley...  more
  • Everybody Hurts

  • Good Times

    Esther Rolle, John Amos

    PremieredFebruary 1, 1974

    Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on CBS. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series'...  more

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  • Hanging In

    Bill Macy, Barbara Rhoades

    Premiered1979

    Hanging In is an American sitcom that aired on CBS in 1979, executive produced by Norman Lear....  more
  • Hot l Baltimore

    James Cromwell, Charlotte Rae

    Premiered1975

    Hot l Baltimore is a 1975 American television situation comedy series adapted from a hit off-Broadway play by Lanford Wilson....  more
  • Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

    Greg Mullavey, Louise Lasser

    Premiered1976

    Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman is an American soap opera parody that aired in daily syndication from January 1976 to May 1977. The series was produced by Norman Lear, directed by Joan Darling and Jim...  more
  • Maude

    Bea Arthur, Bill Macy

    PremieredSeptember 12, 1972

    Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 23, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken,...  more

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  • Mr. Dugan

    Cleavon Little, Dennis Burkley
    Mr. Dugan is an American sitcom about a black Congressman that was scheduled to air in March 1979 on CBS, but was pulled at the last minute and never shown....  more
  • One Day at a Time

    Bonnie Franklin, Valerie Bertinelli

    PremieredDecember 16, 1975

    One Day at a Time (CBS, 1975) is an American situation comedy television series created by Whitney Blake and Allan Manings. The series centers around a divorced mother (Bonnie Franklin), and the...  more

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  • Palmerstown, U.S.A.

    Michael J. Fox, Louis Gossett

    Premiered1980

    Palmerstown is a 1980 TV series....
  • Sanford and Son

    Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson

    PremieredJanuary 14, 1972

    Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running...  more

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  • Sunday Dinner

    Teri Hatcher, Shiri Appleby

    Premiered1991

    Sunday Dinner is an American sitcom which aired on CBS from June 2, 1991 until July 7, 1991. The series was produced by Norman Lear, and marked his return to television producing after an absence of...  more
  • The Baxters

    Megan Follows, Sean McCann

    Premiered1979

    The Baxters is an American situation comedy television series produced by Norman Lear. The original incarnation of the series aired locally from 1977 - 1979 on the Boston station WCVB; in 1979,...  more
  • The Martha Raye Show

    Rocky Graziano, Martha Raye

    Premiered1954

    The Martha Raye Show is an hour-long comedy/variety show which aired live on NBC from January 23, 1954, to May 29, 1956. The series was hosted by Martha Raye, a Montana native, who often called...  more
  • The Nancy Walker Show

    James Cromwell, Nancy Walker

    Premiered1976

    The Nancy Walker Show is an American situation comedy which aired on ABC from September 30, 1976 until December 23, 1976. The series, produced by Norman Lear, was a starring vehicle provided to Nancy...  more
  • The Powers That Be

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Hyde Pierce

    Premiered1992

    The Powers That Be is an American television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman that aired briefly on NBC from 1992 to 1993. Norman Lear served as executive producer for the show....  more