Fran McConnell

Executive
After beginning her career in TV with Norman Lear at Embassy Communications, McConnell was responsible for comedy series development at Columbia Pictures, where she oversaw the creation and production of "Who's the ... Read more »

Filmography

Production Management (5)

Who's the Boss? 1984 - 1992 (TV Show)

Production Supervisor

Free Spirit 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Production Supervisor

Hurricane Sam 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Production Supervisor

Living Dolls 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Production Supervisor

Married... With Children 1987 - 1989 (Tv Show)

Production Supervisor
Producer (1)

Flesh 'n' Blood 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

After beginning her career in TV with Norman Lear at Embassy Communications, McConnell was responsible for comedy series development at Columbia Pictures, where she oversaw the creation and production of "Who's the Boss?", "Married. ..With Children", "227" and "Parker Lewis Can't Lose". She later served as president of the short-lived Triangle Entertainment in partnership with the "Cheers" producing team of Les and Glen Charles and James Burrows. When the company broke up in 1992 McConnell took on a senior executive position with Warner Brothers Television.

Milestones

1992

Appointed senior vice president for creative affairs at Warner Brothers Television

1991

Executive produced (for Triangle) the short-lived NBC sitcom, "Flesh'n'Blood"

1977

Worked with Norman Lear at Embassy Communications

Worked as executive vice president for comedy development at Columbia Pictures

Served as senior vice president for creative affairs at Embassy Television

Served as president of Triangle Entertainment (dates approximate)

Bonus Trivia

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Before Triangle Entertainment disbanded in 1992, it sold a program, "Glory Boys" to NBC, but it also left a number of sitcoms in development at Paramount, including "Fuzzy Logic", "Texas Gold", "Gloria Vane" and "Mama Said".

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