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Bruce Gowers


Top television director Bruce Gowers has been awarded Emmys, the DGA Award, a Grammy Award and many other shiny trophies for his stylish and groundbreaking work on high-profile productions. His resume includes directing nine seasons of American Idol (2002), earning him an Emmy Award and five nominations for Outstanding Directing and a nomination ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2002-2011 American Idol (TV Series) (234 episodes)
- Las Vegas Round (2011)
 2010 The Grammy Nomination Show Live (TV Special)
 2009 The Teen Choice Awards 2009 (TV Movie)
 2009 Michael Jackson NRJ 12 Tribute (TV Movie)
 2008 The Teen Choice Awards 2008 (TV Special)
 2008 Your Mama Don't Dance (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2008)
- Episode #1.6 (2008)
 2007 The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
 2007 The Teen Choice Awards 2007 (TV Movie)
 2007 Live Earth (TV Movie documentary) (additional director)
 2007 The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special documentary)
 2006 The 2006 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special)
 2006 Celebrity Duets (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Finale (2006)
- Episode #1.8 (2006)
- Episode #1.7 (2006)
- Episode #1.6 (2006)
- Episode #1.5 (2006)
 2006 The Teen Choice Awards 2006 (TV Special)
 2006 Miss America (TV Movie)
 2006 The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special documentary)
 2005 The 2005 World Music Awards (TV Special)
 2005 The Teen Choice Awards 2005 (TV Movie)
 2005 Live 8 (TV Special documentary)
 2005 Live 8: A Worldwide Concert Event Presented by Nokia (TV Special) (additional director)
 2005 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '05 (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 AutoRox Awards (TV Movie)
 2004 The 2004 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special)
 2004 Genius: A Night for Ray Charles (TV Special)
 2004 Tributo a nuestros héroes (TV Movie)
 2004 2004 Hispanic Heritage Awards (TV Movie)
 2004 The Teen Choice Awards 2004 (TV Special)
 2003 The 2003 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special)
 2003 Harry for the Holidays (TV Movie)
 2003 An American Idol Christmas (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video) (video "Rock With You")
 2003 The Teen Choice Awards 2003 (TV Special)
 2003 American Juniors (TV Series)
 2002 American Idols in Las Vegas (TV Movie)
 2002 Queen: Greatest Video Hits 1 (Video documentary) (videos "Bohemian Rhapsody", "You're My Best Friend", "Somebody to Love", "Tie Your Mother Down", "Now I'm Here", "Keep Yourself Alive", "Liar")
 2002 2002 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2002 Ultimate Manilow! (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman (TV Movie) (videos "Figlio Perduto", "Pie Jesu", "La Luna", "La Wally/A Question of Honour")
 2001 'N Sync: The Atlantis Concert (TV Special)
 2001 Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary)
 2001 An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 2001 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2000 MTV Video Music Awards 2000 (TV Special)
 2000 Women Rock! Girls and Guitars (TV Movie)
 2000 The 2000 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special)
 2000 My VH1 Music Awards (TV Special documentary)
 2000 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (Video documentary)
 2000 2000 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special documentary)
 2000 The Amanda Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vitamin C (2000)
 1999-2000 All That (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- B*Witched (2000)
 1999 1999 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1999 Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary)
 1999 Family Feud (TV Series)
 1998 1998 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1998 Kidsongs: I Can Dance (Video short)
 1998 Kidsongs: I Can Do It (Video short)
 1998 1998 VH1 Fashion Awards (TV Special)
 1998 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Show No. 101 (1998)
 1998 Sin City Spectacular (TV Series)
 1998 Kidsongs: Billy's Birthday (Video short)
 1998 Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles (Video short)
 1998 1998 Skate TV Championships (TV Movie)
 1997 1997 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special documentary)
 1997 Explosion! (TV Movie)
 1997 1997 VH1 Fashion Awards (TV Special)
 1997 Fleetwood Mac: The Dance (TV Movie documentary)
 1990-1997 Kidsongs (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Water World (1997)
- Let's Make Music (1997)
- We Love Dogs (1997)
- We Love Animals (1997)
 1996 1996 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1996 1996 VH1 Fashion Awards (TV Special)
 1996 1996 Essence Awards (TV Movie)
 1996 1996 VH1 Honors (TV Movie)
 1996 1996 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 1996 Billboard Music Awards (TV Movie)
 1995 1995 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1995 Woodstock '94 (Video documentary)
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (video "Rock with You")
 1995 Kidsongs: Let's Put on a Show (Video short)
 1995 Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs (Video short)
 1995 Kidsongs: Boppin' with the Biggles (Video short)
 1995 Kidsongs: Country Sing-Along (Video short)
 1994 1994 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1994 MTV Video Music Awards 1994 (TV Movie)
 1994 The Essence Awards (TV Movie)
 1994 VH1 Honors (TV Special)
 1994 TV's All Time Classic Comedy (TV Movie)
 1993 1993 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1993 Prince: The Hits Collection (Video documentary) (videos "1999", "Controversy")
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992-1993 The Paula Poundstone Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1993 Townsend Television (TV Series) (1993)
 1993 Kidsongs: Play Along Songs (Video short)
 1993 1993 Essence Awards (TV Movie)
 1993 Rock and Roll Inaugural Ball (TV Movie)
 1992 1992 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1992 MTV Video Music Awards 1992 (TV Special)
 1992 Roundhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lies
 1991 MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (TV Movie)
 1991 Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs (Video short)
 1990 Cats, Cops and Stuff (TV Movie)
 1990 Knebworth '90: The Event (TV Movie)
 1990 Kidsongs: A Day at Camp (Video short)
 1990 Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster (Video short)
 1990 Richard Lewis: I'm Doomed (TV Movie)
 1989 L.A. Friday (TV Series)
 1988 Live! Dick Clark Presents (TV Series)
 1988 George Carlin: What Am I Doing in New Jersey? (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Pretenders: The Singles (Video) (video "Day After Day")
 1988 The I'm Exhausted Concert (TV Movie)
 1987 Harry Anderson's Sideshow (TV Movie)
 1987 Kidsongs: A Day at the Circus (Video short)
 1987 Kidsongs: What I Want to Be (Video short)
 1986 Dancin' to the Hits (TV Series)
 1986 Cinemax Sessions (TV Series)
 1986 Kidsongs: Yankee Doodle Dandy (Video short)
 1986 Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals (Video short)
 1986 Kidsongs: Good Night, Sleep Tight (Video short)
 1985 Solid Gold (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #6.12 (1985)
- Episode #6.13 (1985)
- Episode #6.1 (1985)
 1985 Harry Belafonte in Concert (TV Special)
 1985 Rock of the 80's (TV Series) (1 episode)
- REO Speedwagon (1985)
 1984 Greater Tuna (TV Movie)
 1984 Billy Crystal: A Comic's Line (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
 1983 American Video Awards (TV Movie)
 1983 Eddie Murphy Delirious (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 Queen's Greatest Flix (Video) (videos "Bohemian Rhapsody", "You're My Best Friend", "Somebody to Love", "Tie Your Mother Down")
 1981 Rod Stewart: Tonight He's Yours (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 All-Star Salute to Mother's Day (TV Special)
 1981 This Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 The Toni Tennille Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1980)
 1977 Hi! Summer (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1977)
- Episode #1.7 (1977)
- Episode #1.6 (1977)
- Episode #1.5 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
 1975-1977 Larry Grayson (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1977)
- Episode #2.6 (1977)
- Episode #2.5 (1977)
- Episode #2.4 (1977)
- Episode #2.3 (1977) ... (uncredited)
 1976 Christmas Box (TV Movie)
 1976 The Sweepstakes Game (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1976)
- Episode #1.12 (1976)
- Episode #1.11 (1976)
- Episode #1.10 (1976)
 1976 This Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972-1975 Aquarius (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Finnan Games (1975)
- Hello Dali! (1973)
 1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Contact (1974)
 1970 Ev (TV Series)
 1970 The Kenny Everett Explosion (TV Series)
Show Show Producer (27 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Bruce 'Dexter' Gowers

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