Earl Pomerantz

Earl Pomerantz was born in Toronto, Canada where for two years, he wrote a weekly column for the Toronto Telegram. After coming to Los Angeles on April 12, 1974, a Friday, he went on to receive two Emmy Awards, plus four other nominations, a Writers’ Guild Award, the Humanitas, a Cable Ace award, and some other award he can’t find. Earl created three 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 and many others. He has also delivered several commentaries on NPR’s All Things Considered. Earl Pomerantz’s blog can be found at

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