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‘PM Magazine’ Creator George Resing Passes Away

Jun 21, 2009  •  Post A Comment

George Resing, who as general manager of San Francisco’s KPIX created the “PM Magazine” format in 1975 died of a brain tumor at age 80, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

After the format was syndicated by Westinghouse, “PM Magazine” was carried on more than 400 stations.

–Elizabeth Jensen

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  1. Hats off to George Resing, who courageously supported and creatively supervised many landmark shows!
    However – 400 stations? Ahem. no syndicated show has ever come close to that. It would require two stations in nearly every market!
    PM Magazine aired on more like 125 stations at its peak.

  2. Not to take away from George’s many accomplishments but PM Magazine was created by Bill Hillier, then Program director at KPIX, against the wishes of George who didn’t want to spend the money for the project. George later admitted that was one of the few times he underestimated program ideas.
    Jack Fentress
    (then Program Director at KYW and one of the founding stations for the series)

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