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Making A Comedy Pilot? You Might Want To Call James Burrows

James Burrows has directed more than 50 pilots, including Cheers, Friends, Taxi, and Frasier.

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Many lead characters in Fox's Glee will head to college this season. But will higher education lead to lower ratings? Fox hide caption

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The FOX show Raising Hope follows young father Jimmy Chance (Lucas Neff) who conceived his daughter Hope (Baylie/Rylie Cruget) in a one-night stand. The show has worked with The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy to write messages about safe sex into the script. Greg Gayne /2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. hide caption

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