Bruce Helford

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Bruce Helford
Born Bruce Lewis Helford
(1952-01-28) January 28, 1952 (age 65)
United States
Occupation Writer, television producer
Years active 1986–present

Bruce Helford (born January 28, 1952) is an American television writer and producer.[1]

Helford was the co-creator of The Drew Carey Show. He served as executive producer of the series for its entire run, from 1995 to 2004. Helford also served as executive producer and writer for Roseanne during season five of the series (1992–1993). He also created or co-created the series The Norm Show, Wanda at Large, Freddie, George Lopez,[2] Nikki, and Bless This House.[3]

In 1995, Helford launched Mohawk Productions to produce shows created or executive produced by him. Mohawk is affiliated with Warner Bros. Television. Anger Management starring Charlie Sheen premiered in 2012 on cable channel FX.[4] Most recently, Helford co-created the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait; he served as the series' showrunner for the first thirteen episodes before leaving the show in November 2016 due to creative differences.[5]


  1. ^ New York Times
  2. ^ New York Times
  3. ^ New York Times
  4. ^ "Bruce Helford". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-12-26. 
  5. ^ Roots, Kimberly (November 2, 2016). "Kevin Can Wait Shake-Up: Co-Creator Departs Amid Creative Differences". Retrieved December 2, 2017. 

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