Burton Roy Sugarman is an American film and television producer best known for creating and producing the iconic 1970s/early '80s showcase for rock-n-roll groups The Midnight Special. Sugarman also produced the 1970s game show Celebrity Sweepstakes, The Richard Pryor Show, Whew! And The Wizard of Odds. During 1979, Sugarman also owned shares in Old Tucson Corporation, which owned the Old Tucson and Old Vegas amusement parks in Arizona and Nevada.In the 1980s, he produced the motion pictures Kiss Me Goodbye, Extremities and Children of a Lesser God. He was the executive producer of the film Crimes of the Heart in 1986 and television series The Newlywed Game 1988. He was also part owner of Barris Industries (later known as the Guber-Peters Entertainment Company) before it was sold to Sony in 1989.