ALPHA HOUSE – 2014
(consulting producer) – Produced by Garry Trudeau and Jonathan Alter for Amazon Prime. Loved working with those guys.
DEFIANCE – 2013
(consulting producer) – Produced by Kevin Murphy. Cult hit for the SyFy Channel. A wonderful experience.
THE SOUL MAN – 2012-2013
(executive producer) – Cedric the Entertainer for TV Land.
ROB – 2012
(consulting producer) – Loved working with Cheech Marin and Eugenio Derbez.
TERRIERS – 2010
(consulting producer) – Created by Ted Griffin. A cult hit. Should have been a real hit.
THE LOST SKELETON RETURNS AGAIN – 2009
(actor) The sequel to Larry Blamire’s classic LOST SKELETON OF CADAVRA.
VALENTINE – 2008
(consulting producer) – Produced by Kevin Murphy. Show nobody ever heard of. Great fun.
BOSTON LEGAL – 2005-2007
(consulting producer) — Produced by David E. Kelley. Starring James Spader and William Shatner. A television classic. Peabody Award.
SONGS FROM THE TALL GRASS – 2005
The Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. A musical.
COUPLING – 2003
(executive producer) – American version of the British hit.
THE FIGHTING FITZGERALDS – 2001
(executive producer) – Brian Dennehy and Chris Moynihan. Comedy about a Irish-American family.
THANKS – 1999
Co-created with Mark Jordan Legan, Starring Tim Dutton, Cloris Leachman, Jim Rash. The cult sit-com about the Pilgrims. My happiest time in TV. Sarah Vowell gave
high praise to this show in an NPR piece and wrote about it in her book THE
ALMOST PERFECT – 1997
(consulting producer) Nancy Travis as TV producer. Should have been a hit. Produced by Ken Levine, David Isaacs and Robin Schiff.
NEWSRADIO – 1998
(consulting producer) Dave Foley and Phil Hartman.
THE FAN (feature) – 1996
(screenwriter) Directed by Tony Scott, With Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes. A baseball thriller.
MRS WINTERBOURNE (feature) – 1996
(screenwiter) An adaptation of Cornell Woolrich’s I MARRIED A DEAD MAN. A personal favorite.
BOB – 1992-1993
(co-creator – executive producer) Bob as a comic-book artist. A cult hit? I wish. Co-Produced with the great Bill & Cheri Steinkellner.
CHEERS – 1985-1991
(executive producer) My education, my graduate school, my family. Classic television. Two Emmys. Cool.
NEWHART – 1986
(writer) My first year as a freelancer. Bob as an innkeeper, Tom Poston as his handyman. Classic television