Los Angeles Times

Grant Tinker’s TV progeny

- — James Reed

Grant Tinker, the seminal TV executive who died on Monday, oversaw a long list of fabled television series.

MTM Enterprise­s (his independen­t production company)

“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” (1970) “The Bob Newhart Show” (1972) “Rhoda” (1974) “Lou Grant” (1977) “Hill Street Blues” (1981)

The NBC Years 1981-1986 (biggest hits developed while he was network chairman)

“Cheers” (1982) “Late Night With David Letterman” (1982) “St. Elsewhere” (1982) “Family Ties” (1982) “The A-Team” (1982) “The Cosby Show” (1984) “Miami Vice” (1984) “Night Court” (1984) “The Golden Girls” (1985) “L.A. Law” (1986)

GTG Entertainm­ent (Tinker’s production company in partnershi­p with Gannett)

“Baywatch” (1989)

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