Jo Swerling, Jr. Biography (1931-)

Born June 18, 1931, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Jo (a writer) and Florence (Manson) Swerling; children: Timothy David, Tanya Manson. Addresses: Office--The Cannell Studios, 7083 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
June 18, 1931
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Television Work; Series
  • Producer (with Paul Freeman), Run For Your Life, NBC, 1965-68.
  • Producer (with Roy Huggins), The Outsider, NBC, 1968-69.
  • Producer (with Steve Helpern), The Lawyers, NBC, 1969-72.
  • Executive producer (with Huggins), Alias Smith and Jones, ABC, 1971-73.
  • Producer (with David J. O'Connell), Cool Million, NBC, 1972-73.
  • Associate executive producer (with Stephen J. Cannell), Toma, ABC, 1973-74.
  • Supervising producer, The Rockford Files, NBC, 1974-80.
  • Producer, Baretta, ABC, 1975-78.
  • Supervising producer and executive producer, City of Angels, NBC, 1976.
  • Supervising producer, Lobo, NBC, 1980-81.
  • Executive producer (with Frank Lupo) and supervising producer, The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1981-83.
  • Supervising producer (with John Ashley and Lupo), The Quest, ABC, 1982.
  • Supervising producer, The A Team, NBC, 1983-87.
  • Supervising producer, Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1983.
  • Supervising producer, The Rousters, NBC, 1983-84.
  • Supervising producer (with Cannell and Lupo) and executive producer, Riptide, NBC, 1983-86.
  • Supervising producer, Hunter, NBC, 1984-91.
  • Supervising producer, Stingray, NBC, 1985.
  • Supervising producer, J. J. Starbuck, NBC, 1987-88.
  • Supervising producer, 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987-88.
  • Supervising producer, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987-91.
  • Supervising producer, Sonny Spoon, NBC, 1988.
  • Supervising producer, UNSUB, NBC, 1989.
  • Supervising producer, Booker, Fox, 1989.
  • Supervising producer, Top of the Hill, CBS, 1989.
  • Supervising producer, Broken Badges, CBS, 1990.
  • Supervising producer (with Jack Bernstein), Disney Presents the 100 Livesof Black Jack Savage (also known as Black Jack Savage), NBC, 1991.
  • Supervising producer, The Commish, ABC, 1991-92.
  • Supervising producer, The Hat Squad, CBS, 1992.
  • Supervising producer, Traps, CBS, 1994.
  • Supervising producer (with N. John Smith), Profit, Fox, 1996.
  • Also associate producer, then producer, Kraft Suspense Theatre, NBC. Production coordinator of the series The Restless Gun,NBC; Markham, CBS; M Squad,NBC; Cimarron City, NBC; Suspicion,NBC; Thriller, NBC; The 87th Precinct, NBC; Alcoa Premiere, ABC; and Wagon Train.
  • Credits; Television Work; Miniseries
  • Producer, Captains and the Kings, NBC, 1976.
  • Producer, Aspen, NBC, 1977.
  • Executive producer and director (with Sidney Hayers and Gus Trikonis), The Last Convertible, NBC, 1979.
  • Credits; Television Work; Pilots
  • Producer, The Green Felt Jungle, NBC, 1965.
  • Producer, Rapture at Two-Forty (broadcast as an episode of Kraft SuspenseTheater), NBC, 1965.
  • Producer (with Huggins), The Outsider, NBC, 1967.
  • Producer, The Sound of Anger, NBC, 1968.
  • Producer, The Lonely Profession, NBC, 1969.
  • Producer, The Whole World Is Watching, NBC, 1969.
  • Producer, Sam Hill: Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?, NBC, 1971.
  • Producer, Jigsaw (also known as Man on the Move), ABC, 1972.
  • Producer, Toma, ABC, 1973.
  • Associate executive producer, The Rockford Files, NBC, 1974.
  • Executive producer, Target Risk, NBC, 1975.
  • Executive producer, Hazard's People, CBS, 1976.
  • Producer, The 3000 Mile Chase, NBC, 1977.
  • Producer, The Jordan Chance, CBS, 1978.
  • Producer, Pirate's Key, CBS, 1979.
  • Supervising producer, The A-Team, NBC, 1983.
  • Supervising producer, Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1983.
  • Supervising producer, The Rousters, NBC, 1983.
  • Supervising producer (with Cannell and Lupo), Riptide, NBC, 1983.
  • Supervising producer, Hunter, NBC, 1984.
  • Supervising producer, Stingray, NBC, 1985.
  • Supervising producer, Brothers-in-Law, ABC, 1985.
  • Supervising producer, The Last Precinct, NBC, 1986.
  • Supervising producer, 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.
  • Supervising producer, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987.
  • Supervising producer, J. J. Starbuck, NBC, 1987.
  • Supervising producer, Sonny Spoon, NBC, 1988.
  • Credits; Television Work; Movies
  • Producer, Do You Take This Stranger?, NBC, 1971.
  • Producer, How to Steal an Airplane, NBC, 1972.
  • Producer, Drive Hard, Drive Fast, NBC, 1973.
  • Producer, The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd, ABC, 1974.
  • Producer, This Is the West That Was, NBC, 1974.
  • Executive producer, The Invasion of Johnson County, NBC, 1976.
  • Supervising producer, Destination: America, 1987.
  • Supervising producer (with Stuart Segall), Thunder Boat Row, ABC, 1989.
  • Supervising producer (with Stuart Segall), Greyhounds, CBS, 1994.
  • Supervising producer, The Commish: Father Image, ABC, 1995.
  • Supervising producer, The Commish: In the Shadow of the Gallows, ABC, 1995.
  • Supervising producer, The Commish: Redemption, ABC, 1996.
  • Credits; Television Work; Episodic
  • Producer for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theater, NBC.
  • Writings;Television Pilots
  • (With Heywood Gould and Roy Huggins) Hazard's People, CBS, 1976.
  • Writings;Television Episodes
  • The A-Team, NBC, 1983.
  • Sonny Spoon, NBC, 1988.
  • Author of scripts for episodes of Run for Your Life, NBC; The Lawyers, NBC; and The Rockford Files, NBC.

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