James Berg and Stan Zimmerman

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James Berg and Stan Zimmerman are an American producing and writing team. They have written for many television series including The Golden Girls, Roseanne and Gilmore Girls and the 1996 feature film A Very Brady Sequel.[1] Berg and Zimmerman were also the creators and executive producers of the sitcom, Rita Rocks, starring Nicole Sullivan and Tisha Campbell-Martin which ran on Lifetime Television.[2]

The duo has received two WGA nominations - one for The Golden Girls, "Rose's Mother" and one for the lesbian kiss episode of Roseanne, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell".[3]

Other television writing credits include Brothers, Just Our Luck, George Burns Comedy Week, Hooperman, Something Wilder, Fame, and Wanda at Large.

Both men are openly gay.[3]


  1. ^ "A Very Brady Sequel :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews". Rogerebert.suntimes.com. 1996-08-23. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  2. ^ "James Berg Creates "Rita Rocks"". Crushable. 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  3. ^ a b Kolbeins, Graham (2008-11-07). "Gay TV Scribes Prove Life Really is Golden". Advocate.com. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 

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