Diane English Biography (1948-)

Born 1948, in Buffalo, NY; daughter of Robert (an electrical engineer) and Anne English; married Joel Shukovsky (a producer). Addresses: Office: Shukovsky-English Entertainment, 4605 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 510, North Hollywood, CA 91602.; Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd.,Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Television writer, producer
Birth Details
1948
Buffalo, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Story editor, Theatre in America, WNET, c. 1971
  • Creator and producer, Foley Square, CBS, 1985-1986
  • Executive producer, My Sister Sam (also known as Taking the Town), CBS, 1986
  • Creator (with Joel Shukovsky), executive producer, Murphy Brown, CBS, 1988-1992, then executive consultant, 1998-1999
  • Creator and (with Shukovsky) executive producer, Love and War, CBS, 1992-
  • Producer, Double Rush (also known as Lickety Split), CBS, 1995
  • Producer, Ink, CBS, 1996
  • Executive producer, The Louie Show, CBS, 1996
  • Executive producer, Living in Capacity, Fox, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • The 41st Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1989
  • Laughing Matters, Showtime, 1993
  • The Murphy Brown Special, CBS, 1995
  • Hollywood's Most Powerful Women, E! Entertainment Television, 1995
  • Assignment E! with Leeza Gibbons: Television Taboos, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Inside TV Land: The Pitch, TV Land, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Herself, "Retrospective: Parts 1 & 2," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Doctor, "Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1998
  • Herself, "Murphy Brown," TV Tales, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Pilots
  • Murphy Brown, CBS, 1988
  • Love and War, CBS, 1992
  • Television Episodes
  • Call to Glory, ABC, 1984
  • One Hogan Place, CBS, 1985
  • Foley Square, CBS, 1985-1986
  • "Jingle Bell Rock Bottom," My Sister Sam, CBS, 1986
  • "Exposed," My Sister Sam, CBS, 1987
  • Murphy Brown, CBS, 1988-1992
  • "Just in Time," Love and War, CBS, 1993
  • "You Make Me Feel So Young," Love and War, CBS, 1994
  • Double Rush (also known as Lickety Split), CBS, 1995
  • "Above the Fold," Ink, CBS, 1996
  • "Breaking the Rules," Ink, CBS, 1997
  • "The Fighting Irish," Ink, CBS, 1997
  • "Murphy's Law," Ink, CBS, 1997
  • "Never Can Say Goodbye: Parts 1 & 2," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1998
  • Television Movies
  • The Lathe of Heaven (based on the novel by Ursula K. LeGuin), PBS,1980
  • (With Joanna Crawford and Rita Lakin) Her Life As a Man (based onstory by Carol Lynn Mithers), NBC, 1984
  • Classified Love (based on the book by Sherri Foxman), CBS, 1986
  • Other Writings
  • Also contributor of articles and reviews to Vogue.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People, spring, 1991, pp. 62-64; November 23, 1992, p. 47
    • Working Women, December, 1990, p. 62

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