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Awaken The Species

by Alisa lisa Sophia (2019-04-02)

After the show left the air, Cosby put together his Awaken The Species Review own show, The Bill Cosby Show. Although somewhat successful - at one point it was eleventh in the ratings - the show was cancelled after two seasons. Cosby then moved to motion pictures, but his first film, Hickey and Boggs, was poorly received. In 1972, Cosby moved back to television with a comedy/variety show. Unfortunately, The New Bill Cosby Show was pulled from the line-up after only one episode. This left Cosby open to work on an animated television series, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, which soon became a fixture on Saturday morning television. Cos, Cosby's next television series, a variety show for kids, attracted little attention and was cancelled after only two months on the air. For the next few years, Cosby stayed away from television, except for serving as guest host on The Tonight Show, appearing on several segments of the Electric Company, and hosting Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids and the "Picture Pages" segment of the Captain kangaroo show. During this time, Cosby earned a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and in 1977 obtained his doctorate degree in education. In 1984, Cosby returned to television, starring in a sitcom based on his comedy monologues. NBC executives, wary of Cosby's mixed television success, almost did not put it on the air. The show's producers tried NBC decided to go with the show, but only for a pilot and five episodes. The network extended Cosby's contract when, during its first season, The Cosby Show rose to third place in the ratings. For the next four seasons, it remained number one. After reaching the top twenty, the sitcom remained among the top shows until it went off the air in 1992. Although none of his movies has ever done well at the box office, Cosby earns an estimated $60 million a year from his television shows and commercials, making him one of the most highly paid television personalities in America. Eugene Gene Roddenberry is best known as the creator of the StarTrek universe. When he approached television executives with his concept for a show, they were not impressed. They called his proposed series "a childish concept" about unrealistic, unexciting aliens. They did not even like the name of the show, Star Trek. About two years later, the executives finally approved Roddenberry's "crazy idea" for television. During its run, Star Trek was twice nominated for two Emmy Awards - Best Dramatic Series, but somehow, it had terrible ratings. Only its extremely loyal and supportive fans kept it on life-support for three years before it was finally cancelled in 1969. Gene became known as "the guy who made an expensive flop" and found it difficult to work.