Watch the PILOT Episode of THE MARY TYLER MOORE Show One of the great pilots in TV HISTORY. Must watch for any TV writer. On the rebound from a busted relationship, Mary Richards relocates to Minneapolis, where she quickly finds a new apartment, an associate producer’s job at WJM-TV, and new friends. Director: Jay Sandrich Writers: James L. Brooks (created by), Allan Burns (created by) Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInTumblrPinterestLike this:Like Loading... By tvfestival Monthly Festival showcasing new TV Pilots and TV Spec Screenplays. All submissions receive full feedback. Winners get their script performed by professional actors and shown online. View all of tvfestival's posts.