Director of Lucy and Bewitched dies
Asher, the director and producer behind the television classics I Love Lucy and Bewitched has died aged 90. His wife, Meredith, says he died on Monday at a facility in Palm Desert, California, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Asher was best known for his work on I Love Lucy, where he directed Lucille Ball for 100 of the show’s episodes between 1952 and 1957. He also produced and directed The Patty Duke Show and Bewitched, which starred his then-wife Elizabeth Montgomery (pictured).
Asher brought Sally Field to TV screens in Gidget.