Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article (requires login). After his divorce from Moore in 1981, Tinker left MTM to become the chairman and CEO of NBC, then the perennial last-place American television network (in terms of Nielsen ratings and profits). Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. Tinker's third marriage was to aviator Brooke Knapp, with whom he remained married until his death in 2016.

His sons, Mark and John, are also television producers. Tinker suggested: I would really love to work with Peter [Bergman; Jack Abbott]. She previously worked on the Britannica Book of the Year and was a member... Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Tinker recalled: My grandpa will always be kind of an enigma to me. Tinker became chairman of NBC in 1981 and presided over the network’s introduction and development of such series as Cheers (1982–93), Family Ties (1982–89), The Cosby Show (1984–92), and Miami Vice (1984–90). [3] His death came just two months before the death of his ex-wife Mary Tyler Moore. https://soaps.sheknows.com/the-young-and-the-restless/actors/zach-tinker brought the network to ratings prominence. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Grant-Tinker, Television Academy Foundation - The Interviews - Grant Tinker. Perhaps Fen might go work at Jabot? By using this website you consent to our use of cookies.

He is such a legend in television, and the scope of his impact will always be bigger and broader than I will be able to realize. DAYTIME CONFIDENTIAL ON: TWITTER | FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM. Zach Tinker is an actor, known for Law & Order True Crime (2017), American Horror Story (2011) and 13 Reasons Why (2017).

Elsewhere. Tinker left the network in 1986, shortly after its parent company RCA was bought by General Electric. Tinker is the former husband of television actress Mary Tyler Moore. Elsewhere (1982–88). In 1950 to Ruth Byerly, with whom he had three sons and a daughter. Elsewhere, Capital News, Civil Wars, Chicago Hope, L.A. Law, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal, and Chicago P.D., Magnum P.I., American Gods. Mark Tinker (born January 16, 1951) is an American television producer and director. So sad to know Max is not returning at this time to Y&R? Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show.

Grant Tinker is a graduate of Dartmouth College. Corrections? Fenmore Baldwin might be off-screen on The Young and the Restless right now, but his portrayer, Zach Tinker, can't say enough good things about the soap. Keep your little bookworms engaged outside of the classroom with our selection of the very best literary adaptations. Looking for something to watch? Other MTM hits included the Mary Tyler Moore spin-offs Rhoda (1974–78) and Lou Grant (1977–82), the sitcoms The Bob Newhart Show (1972–78) and WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–82), and the dramas Hill Street Blues (1981–87) and St.