Bob Kushell

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Bob Kushell is an American television writer and producer. He has written for network television comedies including The Simpsons, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Malcolm in the Middle, American Dad, Samantha Who?, Suburgatory and Anger Management.[citation needed] He has been nominated for two primetime Emmy Awards and won a Golden Globe.[1][not in citation given]

Kushell is also the creator and writer of Way to Go, a comedy series for the UK's BBC Three about three men who start an assisted suicide business. First commissioned by the BBC in November 2012,[2] the show drew criticism before it aired from British politician Mark Pritchard, who argued the BBC was regarding assisted suicide as "a matter of fun".[3]

In December 2008 he hosted and co-created with his brother-in-law, Russell Arch, his own online talk show, Anytime with Bob Kushell, on Crackle.[4] The show was a fully featured talk show in five minutes, including a one-joke monologue, a comedy bit and an interview with a celebrity guest. The show ran for two seasons.


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  1. ^ ""Bob Kushell" Executive Producer". "Anger Management" Crew. FX Networks Official Website. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "BBC Three commissions new comedy Way To Go". BBC Media Centre. BBC. November 22, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Gayle, Damien (6 January 2013). ""MP Blasta BBC Over New Comedy Series WAY TO GO Which Makes Assisted Suicide 'a matter of fun'". Daily Mail Online. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Crackle.com Unveils New Slate of Original Web Programming". MarketWatch. 2008-11-24. Retrieved 2009-02-25. 

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