Kevin Kelton

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Kevin Kelton
Kevin Kelton profile photo.jpg
Born (1956-08-17) August 17, 1956 (age 63) [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 in Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York) is a television writer-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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