LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- "Generation Boom," a four-hour documentary on the cultural and economic contributions of the 78 million U.S. baby boomers is set to air this month.
The light-hearted special narrated by Kelsey Grammer runs on TV Land over four nights beginning Sept. 26.
Daily Variety says perhaps never before have television executives had more shows featuring "50-something" baby boomers on their fall schedules -- but that may be because boomers also hold most of top positions in the U.S. entertainment industry.
Ted Danson returns in the ABC series "Help Me, Help You" and John Lithgow and Jeffrey Tambor are old pro "60-somethings" in the NBC sitcom "20 Good Years" -- which Variety compares to the comedy "Golden Girls."
The trend was under way before William Shatner won an Emmy for his role on "Boston Legal," Variety said.