Filmed promotional interview for the 1st Season DVD release of Will & Grace
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I'll tell you what I love about directing: the surprise. You never know what's going to happen with your piece until an audience weighs in. You may think that you know what will be funny as shit but then a group of bused-in Middle Americans says is is shit and you're shaking your head in dismay. This surprise I find exhilarating and scary--and I love it.
Among his most successful series he directed was Cheers
(1982), which was set in a bar. His father Abe Burrows
was a writer for radio in the 1930s, and one of his most successful series was "Duffy's Tavern", which was also set in a bar.