Levant, Brian 1952–
LEVANT, Brian 1952–
Full name, Brian Michael Levant; born August 6, 1952, in Highland Park, IL (some sources say Chicago, IL); married Alison Logan; children: Aaron. Education: Graduated from the University of New Mexico. Avocational Interests: Collecting television memorabilia.
Career: Director, writer, and producer. Telvan Productions, principal.
Awards, Honors: Image Award, best children's series, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1979, for The Bad News Bears; CableACE Award, director of a comedy series, National Cable Television Association, 1989, for The New Leave It to Beaver; International Emmy Award, best children's or young people's series, 1989, for My Secret Identity.
Problem Child 2, Universal, 1991.
Beethoven, Universal, 1992.
The Flintstones, Universal, 1994.
Jingle All the Way, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.
It's a Dog Life, 2000.
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Universal, 2000.
Snow Dogs (also known as Chiens des neiges), Buena Vista, 2002.
Are We There Yet?, Columbia, 2005.
Mr. Lucky, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2006.
Himself, Discovering Bedrock: The Making of "The Flintstones" (documentary), 1999.
Himself, How2 Make It As an Actor, 2004.
Television Work; Series:
Story editor then supervising producer, Happy Days, ABC, 1976–c. 1978.
Creative consultant and producer, Mork and Mindy, ABC, 1978–82.
Story editor, Please Stand By, syndicated, 1978.
Executive script consultant, Brothers and Sisters, 1979.
Producer, The Bad News Bears, CBS, 1979–80.
Creative consultant, Goodtime Girls, ABC, 1980.
Executive producer, Still the Beaver (also known as The New Leave It to Beaver), The Disney Channel, 1984–86, then syndicated, 1986–99.
Producer, My Secret Identity, syndicated, 1988.
Executive producer, Babes, Fox, 1990.
Television Executive Producer; Movies:
The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space, Starz!, 1995.
Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (also known as Problem Child 3), NBC, 1995.
Television Work; Pilots:
Producer, Hot W.A.C.S., ABC, 1981.
Executive producer, Poochinski, NBC, 1990.
Executive producer and director, Metropolitan Hospital, Fox, 1997.
Executive producer and director, Father Can't Cope, Fox, 2000.
Television Director; Episodic:
Still the Beaver (also known as The New Leave It to Beaver), The Disney Channel, 1986.
"The Poker Game," Married … With Children, Fox, 1987.
"Eddie's Dead," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2001.
Also directed "Sarah Steps Out" and "Bad Boy," Charles in Charge.
(Uncredited) The Flintstones, 1994.
Leave It To Beaver, United International Pictures, 1997.
(And story) Still the Beaver, 1983.
(Story only) The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space, Starz!, 1995.
(With Ron Leavitt) Brothers and Sisters, NBC, 1979.
Hot W.A.C.S., ABC, 1981.
Poochinski, NBC, 1990.
Metropolitan Hospital, Fox, 1997.
Father Can't Cope, Fox, 2000.
Happy Days (also known as Happy Days Again), ABC, 1976–84.
(Story only) "Jefferson Airplane," The Jeffersons, CBS, 1977.
"Made in Japan," Brothers and Sisters, NBC, 1979.
"Mindy and Mork," Mork and Mindy, ABC, 1981.
"Limited Engagement: Part 1," Mork and Mindy, ABC, 1981.
(Story only) "Southern Crossing," Happy Days (also known as Happy Days Again), ABC, 1982.
My Secret Identity, syndicated, 1988.