James Burrows

James Edward Burrows (born December 30, 1940), sometimes known as Jim Burrows,[1] is an American television director who has been working in television since the 1970s.[2] Burrows has directed over 50 television pilots and co-created the long-running television series Cheers. He has also formed 3 Sisters Entertainment, a joint venture with NBC that is known for Will & Grace as well as the CBS Productions show Caroline in the City.

James Burrows
Born (1940-12-30) December 30, 1940 (age 80)
EducationOberlin College (BA)
Yale University (MFA)
OccupationTelevision director
Years active1974–present
Notable work
Cheers
Spouse(s)
    Linda Solomon
    (m. 1981; div. 1993)
      Debbie Easton
      (m. 1997)
      Children4
      Parent(s)Abe Burrows
      3 Sisters Entertainment
      TypeJoint venture
      IndustryTelevision production
      Founded1995
      FounderJames Burrows and NBC Productions
      Divisions3 Princesses and a P

      In 2016, Burrows directed his 1,000th TV episode, on NBC's Crowded.[3]