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By Michael B. Kassel

Although it turned the most profitable courses in syndicated tv background, WKRP in Cincinnati confronted an uphill fight attempting to receive prime-time luck. Kassel chronicles the selections and difficulties that affected WKRP's primetime luck, and explores the explanations why it went directly to turn into a classic.

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In 1963, while Jump was working in, of all things, Ohio radio, he decided to venture to California and try his hand at acting. It was a gutsy move for the 32-year-old who had already established himself in the broadcasting industry. Diving into the bigger pond meant giving up the security of the local markets. After working bit parts for five to seven years, the career started paying off. Jump got his first episodic guest appearance through CBS 18 America's Favorite Radio Station ProducerlDirector Paul King.

It's a good way of doing exposition without being clumsy" (Wilson). In that first scene, Andy quickly realized that he may have made a mistake in coming to WKRP. Herb, upset that he had been passed over for the job of program director, quickly gave Travis the brush. Les Nessman gleefully warned Andy that station manager Arthur Carlson"The Big Guy"-bad a habit of quickly firing new Program Directors. All in all, it was a less-than-promising welcome (Wilson, Pilot). "Grant nnker. Was Getting Very Pale" A careful viewing of that first scene will reveal Les Nessman's bandaged forehead.

You could see this faint image of a rather broad clown mouth on my face as I was trying to do the weather. " In 1963, while Jump was working in, of all things, Ohio radio, he decided to venture to California and try his hand at acting. It was a gutsy move for the 32-year-old who had already established himself in the broadcasting industry. Diving into the bigger pond meant giving up the security of the local markets. After working bit parts for five to seven years, the career started paying off.

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