• Spanning the Globe with ABC Sports

    In The World Was Our Stage, producer/director Doug Wilson recounts his incredible fifty-year journey with ABC Sports and it's beloved sports anthology program ABC's Wide World of Sports. Wilson's career spanned nearly all of the show's groundbreaking run from 1961 through 1998. His natural storytelling style and entertaining anecdotes capture not only "the human drama of athletic competition"—the hallmark of ABC's coverage—but also the unforgettable golden era of sports television.

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  • Doug Wilson’s sensitivity and his passion for 'getting it right' from the perspective of the athlete continue to define his amazing contributions to television. I love this book, and couldn’t put it down.

    Scott Hamilton

    Olympic Gold Medalist in Figure Skating

  • Doug Wilson helped produced ten Olympic Games telecasts and became known as the premier director in figure skating. He has won seventeen Emmys, received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports from the Directors Guild of America, and been inducted into the Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

  • ABC Sports was a game changer, and they fully understood the importance of bringing sports to the people.

    Billie Jean King

    Sports Icon and Humanitarian

Doug on Good Morning America Live 4/15/14 Apr 04

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