Greg Daniels

Gregory Martin Daniels (born June 13, 1963) is an American television comedy writer, producer, and director.wikipedia
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Parks and Recreation

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He is known for his work on several television series, including Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill and The Office. During the series run, he worked on several other series, including the American version of The Office and Parks and Recreation. As of 2016, he is an executive producer on the TBS series People of Earth.
Parks and Recreation is an American political satire television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur.

King of the Hill

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He is known for his work on several television series, including Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill and The Office.
King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010, on Fox.

The Office (U.S. TV series)

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He is known for his work on several television series, including Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill and The Office. During the series run, he worked on several other series, including the American version of The Office and Parks and Recreation. As of 2016, he is an executive producer on the TBS series People of Earth. Those wins are for: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on Saturday Night Live, [[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour)|Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program]] for the Simpsons episode, "Lisa's Wedding," Outstanding Comedy Series for The Office and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for The Office: Gay Witch Hunt.
It is an adaptation of the original BBC series of the same name and was adapted for American television by Greg Daniels, a veteran writer for Saturday Night Live, King of the Hill, and The Simpsons.

Lisa's Wedding

He joined the writing staff of The Simpsons during the fifth season, and he wrote several classic episodes including "Lisa's Wedding," "Bart Sells His Soul" and "22 Short Films About Springfield." For season six, he wrote "Homer Badman", "Lisa's Wedding", and the "Time and Punishment" segment from "Treehouse of Horror V". Those wins are for: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on Saturday Night Live, [[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour)|Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program]] for the Simpsons episode, "Lisa's Wedding," Outstanding Comedy Series for The Office and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for The Office: Gay Witch Hunt.
It was written by Greg Daniels and directed by Jim Reardon.

Bart Sells His Soul

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He joined the writing staff of The Simpsons during the fifth season, and he wrote several classic episodes including "Lisa's Wedding," "Bart Sells His Soul" and "22 Short Films About Springfield." In the seventh season, Daniels wrote "Bart Sells His Soul," which was based on a childhood experience.
"Bart Sells His Soul" was written by Greg Daniels, who was inspired by an experience from his youth where he had purchased a bully's soul.

22 Short Films About Springfield

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He joined the writing staff of The Simpsons during the fifth season, and he wrote several classic episodes including "Lisa's Wedding," "Bart Sells His Soul" and "22 Short Films About Springfield."
It was written by Richard Appel, David S. Cohen, Jonathan Collier, Jennifer Crittenden, Greg Daniels, Brent Forrester, Dan Greaney, Rachel Pulido, Steve Tompkins, Josh Weinstein, Bill Oakley, and Matt Groening, with the writing being supervised by Daniels.

Mike Judge

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He left the series in order to co-create another long-running animated series, King of the Hill, with Mike Judge.
In 1995, Judge and former Simpsons writer Greg Daniels developed King of the Hill, which debuted on Fox in 1997 and quickly became a hit with both critics and audiences; running for 13 seasons, it became one of the longest-running American animated series.

Not Necessarily the News

Their first writing credit was for Not Necessarily the News, before they were laid off due to budget cuts.
It was Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels's first professional television writing gig.

The Dundies

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He has stated that he became interested in comedy by watching Monty Python's Flying Circus as a child, as well as reading books by humorist S.J. Perelman at age 11. His first joke was a Carnac the Magnificent joke for his father which was later used for The Office episode, "The Dundies."
Written by Mindy Kaling and directed by Greg Daniels, who is also a producer for the show, the episode originally aired in the United States on September 20, 2005 on NBC.

Treehouse of Horror V

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For season six, he wrote "Homer Badman", "Lisa's Wedding", and the "Time and Punishment" segment from "Treehouse of Horror V".
The episode was directed by Jim Reardon and written by Greg Daniels, Dan McGrath, David Cohen, and Bob Kushell.

Treehouse of Horror IV

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In the fifth season, Daniels penned "Homer and Apu", "Secrets of a Successful Marriage", and "The Devil and Homer Simpson" segment of "Treehouse of Horror IV".
The episode was directed by David Silverman and co-written by Conan O'Brien, Bill Oakley, Josh Weinstein, Greg Daniels, Dan McGrath, and Bill Canterbury.

Homer Badman

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For season six, he wrote "Homer Badman", "Lisa's Wedding", and the "Time and Punishment" segment from "Treehouse of Horror V".
It was written by Greg Daniels and directed by Jeffrey Lynch.

Homer and Apu

In the fifth season, Daniels penned "Homer and Apu", "Secrets of a Successful Marriage", and "The Devil and Homer Simpson" segment of "Treehouse of Horror IV".
The episode was written by Greg Daniels, and directed by Mark Kirkland.

Secrets of a Successful Marriage

In the fifth season, Daniels penned "Homer and Apu", "Secrets of a Successful Marriage", and "The Devil and Homer Simpson" segment of "Treehouse of Horror IV".
The episode was written by Greg Daniels and directed by Carlos Baeza.

The Harvard Lampoon

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Daniels attended Phillips Exeter Academy and then Harvard University where he wrote for the Harvard Lampoon with Conan O'Brien.
Lampoon alumni include such comedians as Conan O'Brien, Andy Borowitz, B. J. Novak, Greg Daniels, Michael Schur, and Colin Jost.

The Simpsons (season 6)

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For season six, he wrote "Homer Badman", "Lisa's Wedding", and the "Time and Punishment" segment from "Treehouse of Horror V".
Other credited writers included Greg Daniels, Dan McGrath, Bill Oakley, John Swartzwelder, Jon Vitti and Josh Weinstein.

Michael Schur

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After considering several ideas, Daniels and co-creator Michael Schur eventually decided that the series would not get a spin-off because Daniels and Schur "couldn't find the right fit."
Michael Herbert Schur (born October 29, 1975) is an American television producer, writer and actor, best known for his work on the NBC comedy series The Office (2005–2013), Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), which he co-created along with Greg Daniels, as well as The Good Place (2016–present), which he created.

Saturday Night Live

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He is known for his work on several television series, including Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill and The Office. Those wins are for: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on Saturday Night Live, [[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour)|Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program]] for the Simpsons episode, "Lisa's Wedding," Outstanding Comedy Series for The Office and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for The Office: Gay Witch Hunt.
In 1990, Michaels oversaw the writing of a sketch anthology feature film titled The Saturday Night Live Movie with many of the show's then-current writing staff, including Al Franken, Tom Davis, Greg Daniels, Jim Downey, Conan O'Brien, Robert Smigel, and George Meyer, contributing.

People of Earth

During the series run, he worked on several other series, including the American version of The Office and Parks and Recreation. As of 2016, he is an executive producer on the TBS series People of Earth.
It was directed by Greg Daniels and shot in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The Simpsons (season 7)

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In the seventh season, Daniels wrote "Bart Sells His Soul," which was based on a childhood experience.
Although the majority of the writing staff stayed on for the next season, both Greg Daniels and Brent Forrester received their last writing credits during season seven.

List of King of the Hill episodes

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During the fifth and sixth seasons, Judge and Daniels became less involved with the show.
King of the Hill is an American animated television series created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels.

Mindy Kaling

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He also teamed with Mindy Kaling and Alan Yang to work on two differing animated series for NBC and made a deal to executive produce a new pilot written by Office writer Owen Ellickson and starring Office cast member Craig Robinson.
In 2004, when The Office producer Greg Daniels was working to adapt The Office from the BBC TV series of the same name, he hired Kaling as a writer-performer after reading a spec script she wrote.

Paul Lieberstein

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She is the sister to Paul Lieberstein, writer for King of the Hill and the replacement showrunner of The Office for Daniels.
Lieberstein went on to have short stints in a few other writer rooms like Weird Science and The Naked Truth before his brother-in-law Greg Daniels asked him to join the King of the Hill staff.

Warren Lieberstein

He was also the brother-in-law to Office writer Warren Lieberstein and Office cast member Angela Kinsey until their divorce in 2010.
He is the younger brother of the show's former showrunner/actor Paul Lieberstein and brother-in-law of its developer and original producer Greg Daniels.

Gay Witch Hunt

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Those wins are for: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on Saturday Night Live, [[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour)|Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program]] for the Simpsons episode, "Lisa's Wedding," Outstanding Comedy Series for The Office and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for The Office: Gay Witch Hunt.
Written by executive producer and show runner Greg Daniels and directed by Ken Kwapis, the episode first aired in the United States on September 21, 2006 on NBC.