STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,628 this week

Steven Bochco


Attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie-Mellon U) as a playwriting major. Barbara Bosson, Michael Tucker, Bruce Weitz and Charles Haid were classmates; he and Tucker drove cross-country to Hollywood for full-time jobs at Universal, where Bochco would remain for 12 years. In 1978, he moved to MTM Enterprises, who after several attempts gave him carte ... See full bio »

Oscars 2017 Red Carpet Photos

Check out photos of all your favorite stars on the red carpet at the Oscars. Check our Oscars Guide for the full list of winners, videos, and more.

View the gallery

Related News

L.A. Law Reboot Delayed
| TVLine.com
‘L.A. Law’ Reboot To Be Redeveloped
| Deadline TV

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 123 people
created 27 Dec 2011
 
a list of 27 people
created 08 Oct 2013
 
a list of 147 people
created 01 Jan 2014
 
a list of 110 people
created 15 Feb 2015
 
a list of 31 images
created 13 Feb 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Steven Bochco's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

NYPD Blue
NYPD Blue Writer
(1993-2005)
Hill Street Blues
(1981-1987)
L.A. Law
L.A. Law Writer
(1986-1994)
Silent Running
(1972)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Writer: TV (43 credits)
  Murder in the First (TV Series) (created by - 32 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (story by - 11 episodes, 2014 - 2016)
- Kat's Meow (2016) ... (created by)
- Rise of the Phoenix (2016) ... (created by)
- Daddy Dearest (2016) ... (created by)
- Let's Make a Deal (2016) ... (created by)
- Sam I Am (2016) ... (created by)
  Raising the Bar (TV Series) (created by - 25 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2008)
- Oh, Say Can You Pee (2009) ... (created by)
- Maybe, Baby (2009) ... (created by)
- Happy Ending (2009) ... (created by)
- Beating a Dead Horse (2009) ... (created by)
- Bobbi Ba-Bing (2009) ... (created by)
 2005-2006 Commander in Chief (TV Series) (story - 5 episodes)
- Wind Beneath My Wing (2006) ... (story)
- No Nukes Is Good Nukes (2006) ... (story)
- Sub Enchanted Evening (2006) ... (story)
- The Mom Who Came to Dinner (2005) ... (story)
  Over There (TV Series) (created by - 12 episodes, 2005) (creator - 1 episode, 2005)
- Follow the Money (2005) ... (created by)
- Weapons of Mass Destruction (2005) ... (created by)
- Orphans (2005) ... (created by)
- Suicide Rain (2005) ... (created by)
- Spoils of War (2005) ... (created by)
  Blind Justice (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2005) (story - 1 episode, 2005)
- Fancy Footwork (2005) ... (created by)
- Under the Gun (2005) ... (created by)
- Dance with Me (2005) ... (created by)
- Doggone (2005) ... (created by)
- In Your Face (2005) ... (created by)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (created by - 261 episodes, 1993 - 2005) (story by - 32 episodes, 1993 - 2005)
- Moving Day (2005) ... (created by) / (story by)
- Bale to the Chief (2005) ... (created by)
- Lenny Scissorhands (2005) ... (created by)
- Sergeant Sipowicz' Lonely Hearts Club Band (2005) ... (created by)
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... (created by)
 2004 NYPD 2069 (TV Movie)
  Philly (TV Series) (creator - 22 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (story - 14 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- Mojo Rising (2002) ... (creator)
- Thanks for the Mammaries (2002) ... (creator)
- Tall Tales (2002) ... (creator) / (story)
- San Diego Padre (2002) ... (creator) / (story)
- Brotherly Love (2002) ... (creator) / (story)
 2002 L.A. Law: The Movie (TV Movie) (television series)
  City of Angels (TV Series) (created by - 24 episodes, 2000) (story - 2 episodes, 2000) (story by - 1 episode, 2000)
- Pick and Roll Over (2000) ... (created by)
- SWAT's Happening (2000) ... (created by)
- Smoochas Gracias (2000) ... (created by)
- Saving Faces (2000) ... (created by)
- The Lone Free Ranger (2000) ... (created by)
  Brooklyn South (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (story - 10 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... (created by) / (story)
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... (created by)
- Cinnamon Buns (1998) ... (created by) / (story)
- Doggonit (1998) ... (created by)
- Fools Russian (1998) ... (created by)
 1997 Total Security (TV Series) (creator)
  Murder One (TV Series) (created by - 41 episodes, 1995 - 1997) (story - 24 episodes, 1995 - 1997) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1995)
- Chapter Seventeen, Year Two (1997) ... (created by) / (story)
- Chapter Eighteen, Year Two (1997) ... (created by) / (story)
- Chapter Sixteen, Year Two (1997) ... (created by) / (story)
- Chapter Fifteen, Year Two (1997) ... (created by) / (story)
- Chapter Thirteen, Year Two (1997) ... (created by) / (story)
 1997 Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1997)
- Episode #1.3 (1997)
- Episode #1.5 (1997)
- Episode #1.2 (1997)
- Episode #1.6 (1997)
 1996 Public Morals (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- The Yellow Cover (1996) ... (creator)
- The Blue Cover (1996) ... (creator)
- The White Cover ... (creator)
- The Shrimp Cover ... (creator)
- The Red Cover ... (creator)
 1992-1995 Capitol Critters (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- The Lady Doth Protest to Munch (1995) ... (creator)
- The KiloWatts Riots (1995) ... (creator)
- The Bug House (1995) ... (creator)
- Into the Woods (1995) ... (creator)
- Gimme Shelter (1995) ... (creator)
  L.A. Law (TV Series) (created by - 171 episodes, 1986 - 1994) (written by - 14 episodes, 1986 - 1992) (story by - 9 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 1986)
- Finish Line (1994) ... (created by)
- Whistle Stop (1994) ... (created by)
- How Am I Driving? (1994) ... (created by)
- Tunnel of Love (1994) ... (created by)
- Dead Issue (1994) ... (created by)
  Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (created by - 97 episodes, 1989 - 1993) (written by - 2 episodes, 1989)
- What Makes Doogie Run (1993) ... (created by)
- Eleven Angry People... and Vinnie (1993) ... (created by)
- Dorky Housecall, M.D. (1993) ... (created by)
- You've Come a Long Way, Babysitter (1993) ... (created by)
  Civil Wars (TV Series) (created by - 36 episodes, 1991 - 1993) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992)
- A Liver Runs Through It (1993) ... (created by)
- Captain Kangaroo Court (1993) ... (created by)
- Alien Aided Affection (1993) ... (created by)
- Watt, Me Worry? (1993) ... (created by)
- Split Ends (1993) ... (created by)
 1991 L.A. Law 100th Episode Celebration (TV Movie) (created by)
  Cop Rock (TV Series) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1990) (story - 6 episodes, 1990) (creator - 1 episode, 1990)
- Bang the Potts Slowly (1990) ... (story)
- No Noose Is Good Noose (1990) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Marital Blitz (1990) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Potts Don't Fail Me Now (1990) ... (teleplay)
- Cop-a-Felliac (1990) ... (teleplay)
  Columbo (TV Series) (teleplay by - 5 episodes, 1971 - 1974) (written by - 2 episodes, 1971 - 1990)
- Uneasy Lies the Crown (1990) ... (written by)
- Mind Over Mayhem (1974) ... (teleplay by)
- Double Shock (1973) ... (teleplay by)
- Étude in Black (1972) ... (teleplay by)
- Blueprint for Murder (1972) ... (teleplay by)
  Hooperman (TV Series) (created by - 42 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (story - 7 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (written by - 4 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- Goodnight, Sweet Hooperman (1989) ... (created by)
- Some of That Jazz (1989) ... (created by)
- Take My Building, Please (1989) ... (created by)
- Love Bytes (1989) ... (created by)
- Dog Day Afternoon, Morning and Night (1989) ... (created by)
  Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (created by - 144 episodes, 1981 - 1987) (story by - 60 episodes, 1981 - 1985) (written by - 13 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (teleplay by - 11 episodes, 1981 - 1984)
- It Ain't Over Till It's Over (1987) ... (created by)
- A Pound of Flesh (1987) ... (created by)
- The Runner Falls on His Kisser (1987) ... (created by)
- Days of Swine and Roses (1987) ... (created by)
- Dogsbreath Afternoon (1987) ... (created by)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) ... (story by - segment "Quarantine")
  Bay City Blues (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 1983) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Rocky IV-Eyes (1983) ... (created by)
- Play It Again, Milt (1983) ... (created by)
- Look Homeward, Hayward (1983) ... (created by)
- Going, Going, Gone (1983) ... (created by)
- I Never Swung with My Father (1983) ... (created by)
  Paris (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (writer - 3 episodes, 1979)
- America the Beautiful (1980) ... (creator)
- Pay the Two Bucks (1980) ... (creator)
- Fitz's Boys (1980) ... (creator)
- The Ghost Maker (1980) ... (creator)
- The Price Is Right (1980) ... (creator)
 1979 Vampire (TV Movie)
  Turnabout (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1979) (story - 1 episode, 1979) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- Statutory Theft (1979)
- Crass Reunion (1979)
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Pregnant Pause (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 Operating Room (TV Movie)
  Richie Brockelman, Private Eye (TV Series) (created by - 5 episodes, 1978) (story - 1 episode, 1978) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1978)
- Escape from Caine Abel (1978) ... (created by)
- A Pigeon Ripe for Plucking (1978) ... (created by)
- A Title on the Door and a Carpet on the Floor (1978) ... (created by) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Junk It to Me Baby (1978) ... (created by)
- The Framing of Perfect Sydney (1978) ... (created by)
  McMillan & Wife (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1977) (story - 1 episode, 1977)
- Affair of the Heart (1977) ... (written by)
- Coffee, Tea, or Cyanide (1977) ... (story)
- Guilt by Association (1974) ... (written by)
  Delvecchio (TV Series) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (story - 3 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1977)
- The Madness Within: Part 2 (1977) ... (story - teleplay)
- The Madness Within: Part 1 (1977) ... (story - teleplay)
- One Little Indian (1977) ... (writer)
- Dying Can Be a Pleasure (1977) ... (teleplay)
- Red Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (1976) ... (teleplay)
 1976 Riding with Death (TV Movie) (created for television by)
 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series) (created for television by - 4 episodes)
- Targets (1976) ... (created for television by)
- Run Sam, Run (1976) ... (created for television by)
- Night Train to Dallas (1976) ... (created for television by)
- Smithereens (1976) ... (created for television by)
  The Invisible Man (TV Series) (developed for television by - 8 episodes, 1975) (creator - 2 episodes, 1976) (created for television by - 2 episodes, 1975) (written by - 2 episodes, 1975) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1975) (television story - 1 episode, 1975)
- An Attempt to Save Face (1976) ... (creator)
- Power Play (1976) ... (creator)
- Sight Unseen (1975) ... (created for television by)
- The Klae Dynasty (1975) ... (created for television by)
- Pin Money (1975) ... (developed for television by)
 1973 Double Indemnity (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Griff (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Death by Prescription (1973) ... (written by)
 1969-1973 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (created by - 45 episodes)
- And Other Springs I May Not See (1973) ... (created by)
- The Night Crawler (1973) ... (created by)
- Tightrope to Tomorrow (1973) ... (created by)
- A Terminal Career (1973) ... (created by)
- The Velvet Prison (1972) ... (created by)
 1972 Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (TV Movie)
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- So Long, Baby, and Amen (1970) ... (written by)
Show Show Writer: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Producer: TV (35 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: TV (5 credits)
Show Show Actor: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (37 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (3 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Death by Hollywood", 2003. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Steve Bochco
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Hill Street Blues (1981)]: 'We conveyed the sense of being powerless--as cops, you were garbage collectors in a sense. You might have kept the lid on things, but it never got better. Furillo ['Daniel Travanti'] had tons of responsibility and very little authority and the cumulative impact thematically was a kind of despair, alleviated by outrageous gallows humor.' See more »

Trivia:

His father, Rudolph Bochco, was a Russian-born violinist. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page