James Burrows (II)

Director | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Will & Grace (1998-2017) | Taxi (1978-1982) | Mike & Molly (2010-2016)
AWARDS 
Won 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 55 nominations More »
AKA 
Jim Burrows
NICKNAME  
Jimmy
BORN 
Dec 30, 1940 (age 76)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Will & GraceWill & Grace (TV Series) Director ( 6 episodes, 2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 6 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 6 Released
    • Episode #9.10 (2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Episode #9.9 (2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Episode #9.8 (2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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Past Film & Video (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (128 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Will & GraceWill & Grace (TV Series) Director ( 198 episodes, 1998–2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 179 episodes, 1999–2017 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 1998–2017 198
    • Grandpa Jack (Oct 19, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Emergency Contact (Oct 12, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Who's Your Daddy (Oct 5, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for DisjointedDisjointed (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for Superior DonutsSuperior Donuts (TV Series) Director ( 8 episodes, 2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 8
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  • Primary photo for Man with a PlanMan with a Plan (TV Series) Director ( 9 episodes, 2016–2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 9 episodes, 2016–2017 )  Less 2016–2017 9
    • Dirty Money (May 1, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • The Blame Game (Apr 10, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Valentine's Day (Feb 13, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Brothered UpBrothered Up (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for CrowdedCrowded (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 12 episodes, 2016 ) , Director ( 9 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 12
    • Come Back (May 22, 2016) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • In Hiding (May 15, 2016) Executive Producer  Less
    • Daughter (May 8, 2016) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mike & MollyMike & Molly (TV Series) Director ( 49 episodes, 2010–2016 ) , Executive Producer ( 47 episodes, 2010–2012 )  Less 2010–2016 49
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  • Primary photo for Me & Mean MargaretMe & Mean Margaret (TV Movie) Director  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 2 Broke Girls2 Broke Girls (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 2011–2016 )  Less 2011–2016 4
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  • Primary photo for Real Good PeopleReal Good People (TV Movie) Director  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The MillersThe Millers (TV Series) Director ( 32 episodes, 2013–2015 ) , Executive Producer ( 16 episodes, 2013–2015 )  Less 2013–2015 34
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  • Primary photo for The Half of ItThe Half of It (TV Movie) Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The ComebackThe Comeback (TV Series) Jimmy Burrows ( 5 episodes, 2005–2014 )  Less 2005–2014 5
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  • Primary photo for Friends with Better LivesFriends with Better Lives (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Pilot (Mar 31, 2014) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for More Time with FamilyMore Time with Family (TV Movie) Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Saint FrancisSaint Francis (TV Movie) Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Sean Saves the WorldSean Saves the World (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 2
    • Busted (Oct 10, 2013) Director  Less
    • Pilot (Oct 3, 2013) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for PartnersPartners (TV Series) Director ( 12 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 12
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  • Primary photo for Untitled Tad Quill ProjectUntitled Tad Quill Project (TV Movie) Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Up All NightUp All Night (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Pilot (Sep 14, 2011) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Romantically ChallengedRomantically Challenged (TV Series) Director ( 5 episodes, 2010–2011 ) , Executive Producer ( 4 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010–2011 5
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  • Primary photo for $#*! My Dad Says$#*! My Dad Says (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Pilot (Sep 23, 2010) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Better with YouBetter with You (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Pilot (Sep 22, 2010) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Gary UnmarriedGary Unmarried (TV Series) Director ( 36 episodes, 2008–2010 ) , Executive Producer ( 36 episodes, 2008–2010 )  Less 2008–2010 36
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  • Primary photo for Nathan vs. NurtureNathan vs. Nurture (TV Movie) Director  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Open BooksOpen Books (TV Movie) Director  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Strange BrewStrange Brew (TV Movie) Director  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Ab FabAb Fab (TV Movie) Director  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for HankHank (TV Series) Director  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Back to YouBack to You (TV Series) Director ( 17 episodes, 2007–2008 ) , Executive Producer ( 16 episodes, 2007–2008 )  Less 2007–2008 17
    • Hostage Watch (Jul 31, 2008) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • House of Tomorrow (Jul 9, 2008) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Date Night (Jul 2, 2008) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Big Bang TheoryThe Big Bang Theory (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 2
  • Primary photo for The ClassThe Class (TV Series) Director ( 19 episodes, 2006–2007 ) , Executive Producer ( 19 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 19
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  • Primary photo for The Mastersons of ManhattanThe Mastersons of Manhattan (TV Movie) Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Traveling in PacksTraveling in Packs (TV Movie) Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Untitled David Kohan/Max Mutchnick TV ProjectUntitled David Kohan/Max Mutchnick TV Project (TV Movie) Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Teachers.Teachers. (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Four KingsFour Kings (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Jan 5, 2006) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Courting AlexCourting Alex (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for My 11:30My 11:30 (TV Movie) Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The StonesThe Stones (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills S.U.V.Beverly Hills S.U.V. (TV Movie) Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Two and a Half MenTwo and a Half Men (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for Bram and AliceBram and Alice (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Pilot (Oct 6, 2002) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Good Morning, MiamiGood Morning, Miami (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Pilot (Sep 26, 2002) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Dexter PrepDexter Prep (TV Movie) Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for CursedCursed (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2000–2001 ) , Executive Consultant ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000–2001 3
  • Primary photo for Last DanceLast Dance (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for TikivilleTikiville (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Madigan MenMadigan Men (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2000 ) , Consultant ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for Stark Raving MadStark Raving Mad (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Pilot (Sep 23, 1999) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Ladies ManLadies Man (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Pilot (Sep 20, 1999) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Secret Lives of MenThe Secret Lives of Men (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Pilot (Sep 30, 1998) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Conrad BloomConrad Bloom (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for JesseJesse (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Director ( 15 episodes, 1994–1998 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994–1998 16
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  • Primary photo for Dharma & GregDharma & Greg (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1997–1998 )  Less 1997–1998 2
  • Primary photo for Caroline in the CityCaroline in the City (TV Series) Director ( 21 episodes, 1995–1998 )  Less 1995–1998 21
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  • Primary photo for George & LeoGeorge & Leo (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 3
  • Primary photo for Fired UpFired Up (TV Series) Director ( 5 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 5
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  • Primary photo for Union SquareUnion Square (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 3
  • Primary photo for Veronica's ClosetVeronica's Closet (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Pilot (Sep 25, 1997) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Chicago SonsChicago Sons (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 3
  • Primary photo for Men Behaving BadlyMen Behaving Badly (TV Series) Director ( 7 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997 7
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  • Primary photo for FrasierFrasier (TV Series) Director ( 32 episodes, 1993–1997 )  Less 1993–1997 32
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  • Primary photo for PearlPearl (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
    • Pilot (Sep 16, 1996) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for 3rd Rock from the Sun3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for NewsRadioNewsRadio (TV Series) Director ( 7 episodes, 1995–1996 )  Less 1995–1996 7
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  • Primary photo for The NerdThe Nerd (TV Movie) Director  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for PartnersPartners (TV Series) Director ( 10 episodes, 1995–1996 )  Less 1995–1996 10
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  • Primary photo for Hudson StreetHudson Street (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Pilot (Sep 19, 1995) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Preston EpisodesThe Preston Episodes (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Pilot (Sep 9, 1995) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Madman of the PeopleMadman of the People (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994 2
  • Primary photo for The Boys Are BackThe Boys Are Back (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Pilot (Sep 11, 1994) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for MontyMonty (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Cafe AmericainCafe Americain (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 3
  • Primary photo for Cheers: Last Call!Cheers: Last Call! (TV Short) Himself (uncredited), Writer (creator)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for CheersCheers (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 271 episodes, 1982–1993 ) , Director ( 237 episodes, 1982–1993 ) , Executive Producer ( 226 episodes, 1984–1993 ) , Producer ( 45 episodes, 1982–1984 ) , Man Who Knocks / Man Standing in the Bar ( 2 episodes, 1989–1993 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1982–1993 271
    • One for the Road (May 20, 1993) Man Who Knocks (uncredited), Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • The Guy Can't Help It (May 13, 1993) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses (May 6, 1993) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Gloria VaneGloria Vane (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Flying BlindFlying Blind (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
    • Pilot (Sep 13, 1992) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Flesh 'n' BloodFlesh 'n' Blood (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Pacific StationPacific Station (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Pilot (Sep 15, 1991) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for RocRoc (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Pilot (Aug 25, 1991) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fanelli BoysThe Fanelli Boys (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Pilot (Sep 8, 1990) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Down HomeDown Home (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for The Earth Day SpecialThe Earth Day Special (TV Special) Director (segments: Cheers)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for WingsWings (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Legacy (Apr 19, 1990) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Marshall ChroniclesThe Marshall Chronicles (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1990 ) , Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Mickey's 60th BirthdayMickey's 60th Birthday (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Dear JohnDear John (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for Channel 99Channel 99 (TV Movie) Director  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for CBS Summer PlayhouseCBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The TortellisThe Tortellis (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1987 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 13
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  • Primary photo for All Is ForgivenAll Is Forgiven (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 2
  • Primary photo for ValerieValerie (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Big Shots in AmericaBig Shots in America (TV Movie) Director  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for At Your ServiceAt Your Service (TV Movie) Director  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Night CourtNight Court (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Goodbye Doesn't Mean ForeverGoodbye Doesn't Mean Forever (TV Movie) Director  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for TaxiTaxi (TV Series) Director ( 75 episodes, 1978–1982 )  Less 1978–1982 75
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  • Primary photo for Best of the WestBest of the West (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 3
  • Primary photo for Every Stray Dog and KidEvery Stray Dog and Kid (TV Movie) Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Good Time HarryGood Time Harry (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Stockard Channing ShowThe Stockard Channing Show (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for The AssociatesThe Associates (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 1979–1980 )  Less 1979–1980 4
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  • Primary photo for A New Kind of FamilyA New Kind of Family (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
    • I Do (Sep 16, 1979) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for ButterfliesButterflies (TV Short) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for More Than FriendsMore Than Friends (TV Movie) Director (as Jim Burrows)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Free CountryFree Country (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for Husbands, Wives & LoversHusbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series) Director  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 1977–1978 ) , Agent ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974–1978 5
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  • Primary photo for The Betty White ShowThe Betty White Show (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1977–1978 )  Less 1977–1978 2
  • Primary photo for SzysznykSzysznyk (TV Series) Director  Less 1977–1978
  • Primary photo for The Plant FamilyThe Plant Family (TV Movie) Director  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for We've Got Each OtherWe've Got Each Other (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Lou GrantLou Grant (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Busting LooseBusting Loose (TV Series) Director ( 5 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 5
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  • Primary photo for Calling Doctor Storm, M. D.Calling Doctor Storm, M. D. (TV Movie) Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Roosevelt and TrumanRoosevelt and Truman (TV Movie) Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for BumpersBumpers (TV Movie) Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Director ( 8 episodes, 1976–1977 )  Less 1976–1977 8
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  • Primary photo for The Tony Randall ShowThe Tony Randall Show (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 1976–1977 )  Less 1976–1977 4
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  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Director ( 11 episodes, 1975–1977 ) , Maintenance Man ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1975–1977 11
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  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 1974–1976 )  Less 1974–1976 4
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  • Primary photo for PhyllisPhyllis (TV Series) Director ( 19 episodes, 1975–1976 ) , Telephone Man ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975–1976 19
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  • Primary photo for FayFay (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for Paul Sand in Friends and LoversPaul Sand in Friends and Lovers (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for O.K. Crackerby!O.K. Crackerby! (TV Series) Dialogue Coach ( 5 episodes, 1965 )  Less 1965 5
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