Top Tv producer Jane Lipstone has died. She was 82.

The executive passed away at her home in Los Angeles on Monday (25Mar13).

Lipstone started her Tv career at her husband Howard Lipstone's production company, The Landsburg Co., working on the In Search of... series, which was hosted by Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy.

She also worked on shows including Those Amazing Animals, Gimme a Break and Kate & Allie, before turning her attention to producing health and lifestyle-focused programmes, including ones fronted by Kirk and Michael Douglas and Carrie Fisher.