US TV producer-writer Norman Lear dies at age 101

Updated December 7 2023 - 6:55am, first published 6:50am
American television producer-writer Norman Lear has died at the age of 101. (AP PHOTO)
American television producer-writer Norman Lear has died at the age of 101. (AP PHOTO)

Television producer-writer Norman Lear, whose ground-breaking hit comedy shows such as All in the Family and Maude addressed social issues such as race and abortion that had rarely been seen on US television, has died aged 101.

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