Playwright, The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord
Scott Carter has served as Executive Producer for Real Time with Bill Maher since it debuted on HBO in 2003. He produced the first 1,100 episodes of Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher from its 1993 Comedy Central debut to its 1997 move to ABC. While at P.I., Mr. Carter received eight Emmy nominations and three consecutive CableAce Awards for Best Talk Series. He has served as creator, producer, and/or writer for, among others, Curb the Discussion with Susie Essman (TV Guide, 2010), Root of All Evil with Lewis Black (Comedy Central, 2008), Earth to America (TBS, 2005), The Conspiracy Zone with Kevin Nealon (Spike, 2002-3), and Exhale with Candice Bergen (Oxygen, 2000-1). In 1997, Variety named him one of the “50 Creatives to Watch.” In 2007, he was a co-recipient of the Producer’s Guild of America’s Johnny Carson Award for Real Time. A former stand-up comedian, Mr. Carter has written and performed two full-length monologues, “Heavy Breathing” and “Suspension Bridge,” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, The Kilkenny (Ireland) Murphy’s Cats Laugh Festival, the Cleveland Performance Festival, Dixon Place, Primary Stages, Manhattan Punchline, etc. He is former Producing Director and a founding member of The Invisible Theatre, now in its 44th season in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Carter is represented by Joe Cohen and George Lane at Creative Artists Agency and by Nancy Rose at the firm of Schreck Rose Dapello & Adams LLP. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, interior designer Bebe Johnson, and their two daughters, Calla and Colette.
A new play by SCOTT CARTER
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