Earl Pomerantz

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Earl Pomerantz
Born (1945-02-04) February 4, 1945 (age 72)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Television producer and writer
Years active 1970–present

Earl Pomerantz (born February 4, 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is best known for his work as a television script writer. Pomerantz created the network television series Major Dad, Family Man and Best of the West, and wrote scripts for such shows as The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, Taxi, Cheers, Newhart, The Cosby Show, Major Dad and many other series. He has won two Primetime Emmy Awards,[1] a Writers Guild of America Award, the Humanitas Prize and a CableACE Award.[2]

More recently, he has also delivered several commentaries on NPR’s All Things Considered.[3]

He is the brother of writer/performer Hart Pomerantz.


  1. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards and Nominations for Earl Pomerantz". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ Awards for Earl Pomerantz, IMDb
  3. ^ "Earl Pomerantz profile". The Huffington Post. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 

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