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 2014 The Oscars Red Carpet Live 2014 (TV Movie) (associate director)
 2013 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) (assistant director)
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (associate director) / (director: scientific & technical awards)
 2012 The Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) (associate director)
 2012 Michael Bublé: Home for the Holidays (TV Movie) (assistant director)
 2012 The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards (TV Movie) (associate director)
 2011 The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (associate director)
 2011 2011 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (associate director)
 2011 The 2011 Miss America Pageant (TV Movie) (associate director)
 2010 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (associate director)
 2009 Streisand: Live in Concert (TV Special documentary) (associate director)
 2009 Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (TV Special documentary) (associate director)
 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (assistant director)
 2008 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (assistant director)
 2008 Christmas in Washington (TV Movie) (associate director)
 2008 YouTube Live (TV Movie) (associate director)
 2008 Cathouse: The Musical (TV Movie documentary) (associate director - as James Tanker)
 2007 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (associate director)
 2007 America's Funniest Home Videos (TV Series) (associate director - 2 episodes)
- Episode #17.20 (2007) ... (associate director)
- Episode #17.12 (2007) ... (associate director)
 2005 Will & Grace (TV Series) (associate director - 1 episode)
- Alive and Schticking (2005) ... (associate director)
 2005 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas (TV Special) (assistant director)
 2003 The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) (associate director)
 2003 CBS at 75 (TV Special documentary) (associate director)
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series) (associate director - 1 episode)
- Drew Live III (2001) ... (associate director)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series) (associate director - 13 episodes)
- Al Gets Robbed (1997) ... (associate director)
- The Obligatory Holiday Episode (1997) ... (associate director)
- The Competition (1997) ... (associate director)
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hamster (1997) ... (associate director)
- Al Plays Hooky (1997) ... (associate director)
 1996 Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (TV Special documentary) (associate director)
 1990 Trump Card (TV Series) (associate director - 1990)
 1987 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) (associate director - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.90 (1987) ... (associate director)
- Episode #1.60 (1987) ... (associate director)
- Episode #1.54 (1987) ... (associate director)
 1985-1986 227 (TV Series) (associate director - 4 episodes)
- Redecorating Blues (1986) ... (associate director)
- Mary's Christmas (1985) ... (associate director)
- Pity the Poor Working Girl (1985) ... (associate director)
- Mary's Brother (1985) ... (associate director)
 1985 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (associate director - 1 episode)
- Street Smarts (1985) ... (associate director)
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