David Loxton

David R. Loxton (January 28, 1943 – September 20, 1989), was a producer of documentaries and other programs for public television in the USA. Loxton was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, the son of Bill Loxton & Binkie Loxton (née Pattullo). He grew up in England where his father was a Wing Commander in the RAF. Upon moving to the USA in 1966, he joined the production staff of WNET, the major New York public-television affiliate. In 1972, he created the Television Lab, which presented the work of independent film makers like Nam June Paik and of the choreographer Twyla Tharp, who has worked with video. In addition to serving as the director of the Television Lab from 1972 through 1984, Loxton developed the Nonfiction TV series, which presented such works as Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang, I Remember Harlem and The Times of Harvey Milk. Loxton was the executive producer of Nonfiction TV from 1978 through 1983. Loxton was the executive producer of programs for the Great Performances, NET Playhouse and American Playhouse series.

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