Television

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 2010 6,663 6.3 619
81st Annual Academy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (written by) 2009 11,329 7.7 1,146
Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World (TV series) – Bruce Bandersnatch (1 episode, 2008) 20,006 7.9 139
Death of a Lesbian Bed – Bruce Bandersnatch (voice) 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 2008 18,423 6.7 874
Orlando’s Bed and Breakfast (TV movie) – Hymie 2007 275,621 8.2 5
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 2007 105,873 7.6 8
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 2007 17,608 7.0 824
Comic Relief 2006 (TV movie) – Writer (head writer) 2006 92,934 3.9 78
The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer), Soundtrack (lyrics: “No One Mourns the Wicked”) 2004 56,756 5.7 109
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material written by) 2003 34,030 6.3 706
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (TV special documentary) – Writer (writer) 2003 142,615 5.7 41
The Disco Ball (TV special) – Himself (uncredited), Writer (writer) 2003 167,072 1.5 20
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material written by) 2002 39,479 5.6 840
The Proud Family (TV series) – Tristan the Magician (1 episode, 2001) 12,977 5.2 886
Tiger Whisperer – Tristan the Magician (voice) 2001
15th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 2001 589,505
Hollywood Salutes Bruce Willis: An American Cinematheque Tribute (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 2000 46,817 6.0 18
14th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 2000 668,783
American Fashion Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1999 247,655
Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1999 167,952
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV special documentary) – Writer (writer) 1999 64,111 4.2 232
Comic Relief VIII (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1998 143,416 5.8 44
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material) 1998 33,854 6.3 504
The 24th Annual People’s Choice Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1998 180,429
The 1997 World Music Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1997 219,075
Fired Up (TV series) – Creative Consultant (unknown episodes) 1997 19,218 6.3 62
The 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material) 1997 42,134 6.4 288
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1997 134,356 8.9 119
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1996 47,538 5.5 251
The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1996 173,504
The 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1996 200,624
TV Laughs at Life (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1995 706,382
The 67th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1995 38,327 6.3 367
1st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1995 228,639 5.3 16
Elvis: The Tribute (TV documentary) – Writer (writer) 1994 136,732 6.7 31
She TV (TV series) – Writer (1 episode, 1994) 138,616 4.9 8
Episode #1.2 – Writer (writer) 1994
The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1994 342,484
The 66th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material) 1994 35,106 6.0 239
The Paula Poundstone Show (TV series) – Producer (1 episode, 1993) 122,613 3.4 6
Episode dated 30 October 1993 – Producer 1993
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Special Material 1993 48,264 6.2 238
Love Can Be Murder (TV movie) – Bernie 1992 145,745 5.9 88
Rachel Gunn, R.N. (TV series) – Patient (1 episode, 1992) 148,623 6.3 10
The Pet Peeve – Patient 1992
The 64th Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material) 1992 59,154 6.1 266
The 34th Annual Grammy Awards (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1992 275,538 6.6 20
Laughing Back: Comedy Takes a Stand (TV movie) – Writer (story) (teleplay) 1992 230,305 6.1 5
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (TV special) – Writer (special material) 1991 53,397 6.1 260
Fourth Story (TV movie) – Flower salesman 1991 65,428 6.7 334
The 17th Annual People’s Choice Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1991 139,463 6.4 5
America’s Dance Honors (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1990 400,007
The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1990 195,256
It Nearly Wasn’t Christmas (TV movie) – Philpot 1989 132,059 5.3 101
The Cheech Show (TV movie) – Writer (writer), Louella Fella 1988 247,328
Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1987 388,275
Funny, You Don’t Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville (TV documentary) – Himself, Writer (writer) 1987 127,387 4.9 60
Dolly (TV series) – Writer (unknown episodes) 1987 58,142 6.8 16
Santa Barbara (TV series) – Hippie priest (unknown episodes) 1984 7,119 5.8 657
Bosom Buddies (TV series) – Customer #2 (1 episode, 1981) 8,525 6.7 527
Kip Quits – Customer #2 1981
Omnibus (TV series) – Writer (unknown episodes) 1980 269,876
The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song (TV special) – Writer (written by) 1979 201,770 7.9 17
The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1978 9,964 3.6 4,155
Donny and Marie (TV series) – Writer (20 episodes, 1976-1978) 54,837 5.7 78
Episode #4.3 – Writer (writer) 1978
Episode #3.14 – Writer (writer) 1978
Episode #3.8 – Writer (writer) 1977
Episode #3.7 – Writer (writer) 1977
Episode #3.5 – Writer (writer) 1977
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Bette Midler: Ol’ Red Hair Is Back (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1977 196,823 8.6 41
The Brady Bunch Hour (TV series) – Writer (9 episodes, 1976-1977) 44,431 2.6 95
Episode #1.8 – Writer (writer) 1977
Episode #1.7 – Writer (writer) 1977
Episode #1.6 – Writer (writer) 1977
Episode #1.5 – Writer (writer) 1977
Episode #1.4 – Writer (writer) 1977
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The Barry Manilow Special (TV movie) – Writer (writer) 1977 257,877 6.0 17
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (TV special) – Writer (writer) 1976 97,966 7.6 67
The Bette Midler Show (TV movie) – Writer (writer) (as Bruce Vilanche)