Earl Pomerantz

Earl Pomerantz (born February 4, 1945) is a Canadian screenwriter. Pomerantz created the network television series Major Dad, Family Man and Best of the West, and wrote scripts for such shows as The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, Taxi, Cheers, Newhart, The Cosby Show and Major Dad. He has won two Primetime Emmy Awards,[1] a Writers Guild of America Award, the Humanitas Prize and a CableACE Award.[2]

Earl Pomerantz
Born (1945-02-04) February 4, 1945
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationProducer, screenwriter
Years active1970–present

More recently, he has also delivered several commentaries on NPR’s All Things Considered.[3]

He is the brother of writer/performer Hart Pomerantz.


  1. "Primetime Emmy Awards and Nominations for Earl Pomerantz". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
  2. Awards for Earl Pomerantz, IMDb
  3. "Earl Pomerantz profile". The Huffington Post. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
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