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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 »
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Won 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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  Murder in the First (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2014) (story - 10 episodes, 2014)
- Blunt the Edge (2014) ... (creator) / (story)
- Family Matters (2014) ... (creator) / (story)
- Win Some, Lose Some (2014) ... (creator) / (story)
- Suck My Alibi (2014) ... (creator) / (story)
- Punch Drunk (2014) ... (creator) / (story)
  Raising the Bar (TV Series) (created by - 25 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2008)
- Oh, Say Can You Pee (2009) ... (creator)
- Maybe, Baby (2009) ... (creator)
- Happy Ending (2009) ... (creator)
- Beating a Dead Horse (2009) ... (creator)
- Bobbi Ba-Bing (2009) ... (creator)
 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) (1 episode, 2005) (created by - 12 episodes, 2005)
- Follow the Money (2005) ... (creator)
- Weapons of Mass Destruction (2005) ... (creator)
- Orphans (2005) ... (creator)
- Suicide Rain (2005) ... (creator)
- Spoils of War (2005) ... (creator)
  Blind Justice (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2005) (story - 1 episode, 2005)
- Fancy Footwork (2005) ... (creator)
- Under the Gun (2005) ... (creator)
- Dance with Me (2005) ... (creator)
- Doggone (2005) ... (creator)
- In Your Face (2005) ... (creator)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (created by - 261 episodes, 1993 - 2005) (story - 8 episodes, 1993 - 1998)
- Moving Day (2005) ... (creator)
- Bale to the Chief (2005) ... (creator)
- Lenny Scissorhands (2005) ... (creator)
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... (creator)
 2004 NYPD 2069 (TV Movie)
  Philly (TV Series) (8 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)
- SWAT's Happening (2000) ... (creator)
- Smoochas Gracias (2000) ... (creator)
- Saving Faces (2000) ... (creator)
- The Lone Free Ranger (2000) ... (creator)
- Nathan's Hot Dog (2000) ... (creator)
  Brooklyn South (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (story - 10 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... (creator) / (story)
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... (creator)
- Cinnamon Buns (1998) ... (creator) / (story)
- Doggonit (1998) ... (creator)
- Fools Russian (1998) ... (creator)
 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) ... (creator) / (story)
- Chapter Eighteen, Year Two (1997) ... (creator) / (story)
- Chapter Sixteen, Year Two (1997) ... (creator) / (story)
- Chapter Fifteen, Year Two (1997) ... (creator) / (story)
- Chapter Thirteen, Year Two (1997) ... (creator) / (story)
 1997 Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer (TV Mini-Series)
 1996 Public Morals (TV Series) (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) (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 - 10 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1986)
- Finish Line (1994) ... (creator)
- Whistle Stop (1994) ... (creator)
- How Am I Driving? (1994) ... (creator)
- Tunnel of Love (1994) ... (creator)
- Dead Issue (1994) ... (creator)
  Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (created by - 97 episodes, 1989 - 1993) (written by - 2 episodes, 1989)
- What Makes Doogie Run (1993) ... (creator)
- Eleven Angry People... and Vinnie (1993) ... (creator)
- Dorky Housecall, M.D. (1993) ... (creator)
- You've Come a Long Way, Babysitter (1993) ... (creator)
 1991 L.A. Law 100th Episode Celebration (TV Movie) (creator)
  Cop Rock (TV Series) (1 episode, 1990) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1990) (story - 6 episodes, 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 - 5 episodes, 1971 - 1974) (written by - 2 episodes, 1971 - 1990)
- Uneasy Lies the Crown (1990) ... (written by)
- Mind Over Mayhem (1974) ... (teleplay)
- Double Shock (1973) ... (teleplay)
- Étude in Black (1972) ... (teleplay)
- Blueprint for Murder (1972) ... (teleplay)
  Hooperman (TV Series) (created by - 42 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (story - 7 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (written by - 4 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- Goodnight, Sweet Hooperman (1989) ... (creator)
- Some of That Jazz (1989) ... (creator)
- Take My Building, Please (1989) ... (creator)
- Love Bytes (1989) ... (creator)
- Dog Day Afternoon, Morning and Night (1989) ... (creator)
  Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (created by - 144 episodes, 1981 - 1987) (story - 60 episodes, 1981 - 1985) (written by - 13 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (teleplay - 11 episodes, 1981 - 1984)
- It Ain't Over Till It's Over (1987) ... (creator)
- A Pound of Flesh (1987) ... (creator)
- The Runner Falls on His Kisser (1987) ... (creator)
- Days of Swine and Roses (1987) ... (creator)
- Dogsbreath Afternoon (1987) ... (creator)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) ... (story - segment "Quarantine")
  Bay City Blues (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 1983) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Rocky IV-Eyes (1983) ... (creator)
- Play It Again, Milt (1983) ... (creator)
- Look Homeward, Hayward (1983) ... (creator)
- Going, Going, Gone (1983) ... (creator)
- I Never Swung with My Father (1983) ... (creator)
  Paris (TV Series) (10 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) (story - 1 episode, 1978) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1978)
- A Title on the Door and a Carpet on the Floor (1978) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  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) (created for television by - 2 episodes, 1975) (written by - 1 episode, 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1975) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1975) (story - 1 episode, 1975)
- Sight Unseen (1975) ... (created for television by)
- The Klae Dynasty (1975) ... (created for television by)
- Pin Money (1975) ... (creator)
- Stop When Red Lights Flash (1975) ... (creator)
- Go Directly to Jail (1975) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1973 Double Indemnity (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Griff (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Death by Prescription (1973) ... (writer)
 1969-1973 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (created by - 45 episodes)
- And Other Springs I May Not See (1973) ... (creator)
- The Night Crawler (1973) ... (creator)
- Tightrope to Tomorrow (1973) ... (creator)
- A Terminal Career (1973) ... (creator)
- The Velvet Prison (1972) ... (creator)
 1972 Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (TV Movie)
 1972 Silent Running (written by - as Steve Bochco)
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- So Long, Baby, and Amen (1970) ... (written by)
 1968 The Counterfeit Killer (written by)
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Other Works:

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

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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Television and film are such streamlined story mediums. You can't really meander about, whereas a novel is an interior experience. Once you have your map, once you know your final destination, you can take all these pit stops along the way. You can take side trips and digress, riff on something and come back to the main road. It's so much fun. See more »

Trivia:

Brother-in-law of Alan Rachins. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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