Kevin Kelton

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Kevin Kelton
Kevin Kelton profile photo.jpg
Born (1956-08-17) August 17, 1956 (age 65) [1][2]
Alma materUniversity at Albany, State University of New York, BS, Business, 1978
OccupationTV and film screenwriter
Years active1978–present
Websitewww.kevinkelton.com

Kevin Kelton (born August 17, 1956) is an American television writer and producer whose credits include Saturday Night Live, Night Court, Boy Meets World and other network series. He has also written articles and essays for National Lampoon.[3] Kelton is the younger brother of the comedian Bobby Kelton,[4] who appeared regularly on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson during the 1970s and 1980s. Kevin now teaches TV and Film writing for the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.

Television[edit]

Kelton's first TV writing job was on the syndicated game show Face the Music.[4] He segued to sketch comedy, joining the writing staff of the ABC late-night sketch show Fridays!.[5] He went on to write for a string of sketch comedy series before being hired by Saturday Night Live as a staff writer at the beginning of the 1983–84 season.[6] During this time, the writing staff earned an Emmy nomination.[7]

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Barry Kelton birth reference results". FamilySearch.org. Retrieved June 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Birth reference search results". intelius.com. Retrieved June 4, 2017.
  3. ^ Kelton, Kevin. "Baby Lipo". National Lampoon's Not Fit For Print. National Lampoon Press, 2008.
  4. ^ a b c Associated Press "Kelton isn't funny, his material is", The Lewiston Journal, Lewiston, Maine, 10 December 1983, Retrieved on 23 April 2012
  5. ^ a b "Fridays: TV Comedy Guide". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Saturday Night Live - TV Series - Cast, Credits and Awards - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Saturday Night Live Emmys.com". Retrieved 20 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Twilight Theatre - Full Production Credits - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  9. ^ "No Soap, Radio - Full Production Credits - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  10. ^ "CTVA US Comedy - "The Jeffersons" (CBS) Season 10 (1983-84)". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  11. ^ "Comedy Break With Mack and Jamie - Full Production Credits - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  12. ^ "The Jay Leno Show - Full Production Credits - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  13. ^ "Women in Prison - Full Production Credits - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  14. ^ "A Different World synopsis text". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  15. ^ a b "Kevin Kelton - overview". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  16. ^ "Shaky Ground - Full Production Credits - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  17. ^ "Townsend Television - 1993 - s01e06 - season 1 episode 6 - TV Series, Episodes, Guide - PNOP.com". Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  18. ^ "Hal Cooper Papers 1938-2003". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  19. ^ "The Tom Show - Entertainment News, Film Reviews, Media - Variety". Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  20. ^ "Kevin Kelton Shows - Screened". Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2012.

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