The greatly anticipated new ABC show “Pan Am” has finally hit television screens and acquired TV fans. Former A.M.P.A.S. president Sid Ganis is an executive producer of the show along with his wife Nancy Hult Ganis, a former flight attendant with “Pan Am” who makes it her business to keep Pan Am honest
Nancy Hult Ganis was with Pan American World Airways from 1968 to 1976. She spent hours upon hours meticulously researching her former employer and getting jet-age stories from other past employees.
The TV series is centered around the iconic airline Pan American World Airways during the 1960s. The period drama, from writer Jack Orman (ER) and director Thomas Schlamme (The West Wing), will focus on the pilots and flight attendants working for the world-famous airline in 1963.
The cast of the show includes Christina Ricci, Kelli Garner, Michael Mosley, Mike Vogel, Karine Vanasse and Margot Robbie.
The Greek-American executive producer of the show talked to us about how “Pan Am” came to be and what it is all about. Watch the interview below: