William S. Paley
William S. Paley

American television executive

William Samuel Paley (September 28, 1901 – October 26, 1990) was an American business personality, primarily involved in the media, and best known as the chief executive who built the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States of America.

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In All His Glory references William S. Paley on 12/2/2019, 8:41:26 PM

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He knew what was good and would sell, what was bad and would sell, and what was good and would not sell, and he never confused one with another. references William S. Paley on 2/15/2020, 6:11:32 PM

There had been a time when Bill Paley had orchestrated the rating system, he had been very good at it, the best in fact, and loved it, but by the mid-sixties he was more and more like the man who rode the tiger and then ended up; inside—as much prisoner of the system as its architect. references William S. Paley on 2/15/2020, 6:35:55 PM

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