ER cast

The resurrection of ‘ER’

This is part 2 of the birth of ER (click here to read part 1). Our first and only network pitch of ER had been a disaster, and I was dreading the call from NBC with their verdict on the […]


The birth of ‘ER’

It was some evening in late January ‘93 when the telephone rang at our home. My wife picked up and handed me the phone — NBC’s President Warren Littlefield was on the line. He told me that NBC was not […]

Tony Krantz first Hollywood job

Inside CAA’s training program – my first Hollywood job

The early 80s at CAA (Creative Artists Agency) were like no other moment in that agency’s meteoric rise — literally every week a small xeroxed memo would circulate through in-boxes saying, “Dustin Hoffman is now a client”, “Robert Redford is […]