Anthony Yerkovich

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Anthony Yerkovich
OccupationTelevision producer and writer
Years active1981–2006

Anthony Yerkovich is an American television producer and writer.

He is best known for creating the 1980s cop show Miami Vice.[1] He served as the show's executive producer along with Michael Mann before handing over full executive responsibilities to Mann after only six episodes.

His other television credits include Starsky & Hutch (1977-1978), 240-Robert (1979) and Hart to Hart (1981) as writer, Hill Street Blues (1981-1983) as writer and supervising producer, Private Eye (1987-1988) as creator and executive producer, and Big Apple (2001) as writer and executive producer. He also wrote the made-for-TV film Hollywood Confidential (1997) starring Edward James Olmos and reunited with Mann to executive produce the Miami Vice film, released in 2006.


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