Moment of Zen - Tribute to Gil Cates

  • Aired:  11/01/11
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Jon fondly remembers the late Academy Awards producer Gil Cates. (0:53)

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

>> Jon: THAT'S OUR SHOW.

JOIN US TOMORROW NIGHT AT 11:00.

TOM BROKAW WILL BE HERE.

SAD NEWS, WE LOST A GREAT ONE

TODAY.

GILL CATES WHO WAS THE PRODUCER

THAT WE WORKED WITH ON THE

OSCARS FOR BOTH TIMES.

JUST AN ABSOLUTELY IN LAYMAN'S

TERMS A MENCH AND COULDN'T HAVE

HAD A BETTER TIME WORKING WITH

HIM.

YOU KNOW YOU WERE IN SHOW

BUSINESS WHEN YOU SAT IN GILL

CATES' OFFICE AND YOU JUST SAT

THERE AND ATE JELLY BEANS AND

LET HIM TELL YOU STORIES ABOUT

CAREY GRANT AND NICHOLSON AND

ALL THE GREATS HE'D WORKED WITH

AND IT WAS A PLEASURE.

WE'RE GOING TO MISS HIM A LOT.

HERE IT IS, YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN.

>> THERE'S VERY FEW LEFT ON

TELEVISION, THIS IS THE BIGGEST

ONE.

SO I'M EXCITED.

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