Joel Surnow

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
24 (2001-2010) | 24: Live Another Day (2014) | 24 (2008)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations More »
AKA 
Jel Surnow | Jowel Surnow
BORN 
Nov 29, 1954 (age 62)

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Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for 24: Legacy24: Legacy (TV Series) Executive Consultant ( 12 episodes, 2016–2017 ) , Writer (based on the television series "24" created by) ( 12 episodes, 2016–2017 )  Less 2016–2017 12
    • 11:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m. (Apr 17, 2017) Executive Consultant, Writer (based on the television series "24" created by)  Less
    • 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (Apr 10, 2017) Executive Consultant, Writer (based on the television series "24" created by)  Less
    • 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (Apr 3, 2017) Executive Consultant, Writer (based on the television series "24" created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) Writer (creator: "24") ( 48 episodes, 2013–2016 ) , Writer ( 11 episodes, 2013–2016 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 2 episodes, 2013–2016 )  Less 2013–2016 48
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  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-0Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for 24: Live Another Day24: Live Another Day (TV Mini-series) Writer (created by) ( 12 episodes, 2014 ) , Executive Consultant ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 12
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  • Primary photo for ESPN FilmsESPN Films (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The KennedysThe Kennedys (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 8
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  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 195 episodes, 2001–2010 ) , Executive Producer ( 155 episodes, 2001–2009 ) , Executive Consultant ( 40 episodes, 2009–2010 ) , Writer ( 36 episodes, 2001–2009 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 4 episodes, 2002–2009 )  Less 2001–2010 195
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  • Primary photo for Red EyeRed Eye (TV Series) Producer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Night and DayNight and Day (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Movie) Executive Consultant, Writer (creator)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Madness of JaneThe Madness of Jane (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The ½ Hour News HourThe ½ Hour News Hour (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 17 episodes, 2007 ) , Executive Producer ( 17 episodes, 2007 ) , Writer (developer) ( 4 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 17
    • Episode #1.17 (Sep 23, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Episode #1.16 (Sep 9, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Episode #1.15 (Sep 2, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer (developer)  Less
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  • Primary photo for 24: Day Six - Debrief24: Day Six - Debrief (TV Mini-series) Writer (creator) ( 5 episodes, 2007 ) , Executive Producer ( 5 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 5
    • 10:37 p.m. (Jun 18, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • 10:33 p.m. (Jun 11, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • 10:31 p.m. (Jun 4, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Company ManCompany Man (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The CallThe Call (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 24: Access All Areas24: Access All Areas (TV Movie) Himself, Creator ("24") (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 24: The Postmortem24: The Postmortem (TV Movie) Creator ("24") (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for 24 Heaven24 Heaven (TV Movie) Himself, Creator ("24") (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Special Unit 2Special Unit 2 (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 2001 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Creative Consultant ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 3
  • Primary photo for La Femme NikitaLa Femme Nikita (TV Series) Executive Consultant ( 96 episodes, 1997–2001 ) , Writer (creator) ( 15 episodes, 2000–2001 ) , Director ( 3 episodes, 1999–2001 )  Less 1997–2001 96
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  • Primary photo for Nowhere ManNowhere Man (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1996 ) , Supervising Producer ( 11 episodes, 1995 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 1995–1996 )  Less 1995–1996 24
    • Gemini (May 20, 1996) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Marathon (May 13, 1996) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Zero Minus Ten (May 6, 1996) Co-Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for WiseguyWiseguy (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The CommishThe Commish (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 44 episodes, 1993–1995 ) , Writer ( 11 episodes, 1993–1995 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1993–1995 44
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  • Primary photo for PointmanPointman (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Ring of the MusketeersRing of the Musketeers (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Covington CrossCovington Cross (TV Series) Producer ( 12 episodes, 1992 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1992 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 12
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  • Primary photo for Bill & Ted's Excellent AdventuresBill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 1992 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 7
    • Stand Up Guy (Aug 8, 1992) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Deja Vu (Aug 2, 1992) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Destiny Babes (Jul 26, 1992) Co-Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Falcon CrestFalcon Crest (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer ( 22 episodes, 1989–1990 ) , Writer ( 6 episodes, 1989–1990 ) , Writer (excerpts written by: Episode 'The Price of Freedom ') ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989–1990 22
    • Home Again (May 18, 1990) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Danny's Song (May 11, 1990) Co-Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • The Return (May 4, 1990) Co-Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer (executive story editor) ( 16 episodes, 1984–1985 ) , Executive Story Consultant ( 6 episodes, 1985 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1984 ) , Writer (story by) ( 3 episodes, 1984–1985 ) , Executive Story Editor ( 2 episodes, 1984 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1985 ) , Writer (excerpts written by) ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1984–1986 24
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  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1985–1986 ) , Supervising Producer ( 8 episodes, 1985 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 7 episodes, 1985 ) , Writer (story) ( 2 episodes, 1985–1986 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1985–1986 21
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  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Writer (teleplay by) ( 2 episodes, 1982–1984 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982–1984 2
    • Breathless (Oct 24, 1984) Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • Legionnaires: Part 1 (Dec 7, 1982) Writer (story by), Writer (teleplay by)  Less
  • Primary photo for LegmenLegmen (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Bay City BluesBay City Blues (TV Series) Story Editor ( 2 episodes, 1983 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 3
Self (9 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for America in PrimetimeAmerica in Primetime (TV Series) Himself - Co-Creator, 24 ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • The Crusader (Nov 20, 2011) Himself - Co-Creator, 24  Less
  • Primary photo for The Making of the KennedysThe Making of the Kennedys Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 24Inside24Inside (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007
  • Primary photo for The 50 Greatest Television DramasThe 50 Greatest Television Dramas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Journeys Below the Line: 24 - The Editing ProcessJourneys Below the Line: 24 - The Editing Process (Video) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Pure 24Pure 24 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series  Less 2002
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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