The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview AL JEAN, Executive Producer of FOX TV’s THE SIMPSONS.
Emmy Award-winning producer/writer Al Jean has worked on THE SIMPSONS since it became a series in 1989. He has a credit on more than 500 episodes and has been showrunner for more than 300. In addition to eight Emmy Awards, he has won the coveted Peabody Award and was nominated for two Golden Globes. Currently, he serves as executive producer and showrunner. He also served as writer and producer on “The Simpsons Movie” (which took in more than $525 million worldwide), working heavily on the film throughout its entire four-year production, and was producer and writer on the Academy Award-nominated short film “The Longest Daycare.”
Jean co-created “The Critic” and “Teen Angel” and served as producer of “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show,” for which he won three CableACE Awards. Other television credits include “The PJ’s,” “Alf” and “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.”
Episodes of THE SIMPSONS that Jean has written or co-written include “Moaning Lisa,” “The Way We Was,” “Treehouse of Horror II & III,” “Stark Raving Dad,” “Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala (annoyed grunt) cious,” “Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder,” “Day of the Jackanapes” and the Emmy Award-winning “HOMR.”