Shallat Chemel, Lee (Lee Shallat)

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Shallat Chemel, Lee (Lee Shallat)



Office—Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046. Agent—Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Bldg., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Director and producer.


Directors Guild of America (alternate on board of directors).

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing in a comedy series, 1992, for Murphy Brown; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing in a comedy series, 1994, for Mad About You; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing for a comedy series, 1995, for The Nanny.


Film Director:

Greener Mountains, 2004.

Television Work; Series:

(As Lee Shallat) Producer, The Nanny, CBS, 1993-95.

Television Director; Movies:

Life in Desire, 1990.

Banner Times, 1993.

(As Lee Shallat) Weldon Pond, CBS, 1994.

Dads, 1997.

Television Director; Specials:

The Dave Chappelle Project, 1997.

Television Director; Pilots:

I Married Dora, 1987.

(As Lee Shallat) Day to Day, CBS, 1987.

Sydney, 1990.

Down Home, 1990.

Princesses, 1991.

(As Lee Shallat) Grownups, ABC, 1995.

The Random Years, UPN, 2002.

Titletown, Fox, 2003.

Television Co-Executive Producer; Episodic:

"The Long Morrow," Gilmore Girls, The CW, 2006.

"Gilmore Girls Only," Gilmore Girls, The CW, 2007.

Television Director; Episodic:

Diff'rent Strokes, 1978.

Family Ties, NBC, 1982.

Newhart, CBS, 1982.

Brothers, Showtime, 1984.

"The Quiz Show," Down to Earth, 1985.

"The Hat and the Ring," Benson, 1986.

Head of the Class, 1986-90.

Valerie (also known as The Hogan Family, The Hogans, and Valerie's Family), 1986.

"The Deacon Delivers," Amen, 1986.

"The Divorce Lawyer," Amen, 1987.

"Day to Day," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987.

"Tea for Tuba," Marblehead Manor, syndicated, 1988.

"Sisterly Love," Full House, 1988.

"Just One of the Guys" Full House, 1988.

"The Seven-Month Itch: Part 1," Full House, 1988.

"D. J.'s Very First Horse," Full House, 1988.

Going Places, ABC, 1990.

"Mail Order Tran," Down Home, 1991.

"This Has Been a Wade Political Announcement," Down Home, 1991.

Princesses, CBS, 1991.

Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991-94.

"Our Tribe," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1992.

Love & War, 1992.

(As Lee Shallat) "Other Mothers," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1993.

"Bing, Bang, Boom," Mad About You, NBC, 1993.

(As Lee Shallat) "Surprise," Mad About You, NBC, 1993.

(As Lee Shallat) The Nanny, CBS, 1993-95.

(As Lee Shallat) "Paul Is Dead," Mad About You, NBC, 1994.

(As Lee Shallat) "Instant Karma," Mad About You, NBC, 1994.

Ned and Stacey, Fox, 1995.

Hudson Street, CBS, 1995.

The Naked Truth, 1995.

(As Lee Shallat) "Presence," NewsRadio (also known as The Station), NBC, 1996.

(As Lee Shallat) "Coda," NewsRadio (also known as The Station), NBC, 1996.

Spin City, ABC, 1996-97.

Fired Up, NBC, 1997.

Just Shoot Me, NBC, 1997.

"Veronica's First Thanksgiving," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1997.

"Veronica's Christmas Song," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1997.

Union Square, NBC, 1997.

Temporarily Yours, 1997.

Dads, ABC, 1997.

"Veronica's Fun and Pirates Are Crazy," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1998.

Costello, Fox, 1998.

Conrad Bloom, NBC, 1998.

Maggie Winters, CBS, 1998.

Becker, CBS, 1998-2000.

Ladies Man, CBS, 1999.

Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1999-2000.

For Your Love, The WB, 1999-2000.

"How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?," Battery Park, NBC, 2000.

"Titus Integritous," Titus, Fox, 2000.

"Psychologists Without Borders," The Trouble With Normal, ABC, 2000.

Three Sisters, NBC, 2001.

What About Joan, ABC, 2001.

Kristin, NBC, 2001.

Bob Patterson, ABC, 2001.

"The Extinction of the Dinosaurs," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Greg the Bunny, Fox, 2002.

"Home Plats," Raising Dad, The WB, 2002.

"Kelly's Heroes," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2002.

George Lopez, ABC, 2002.

"Relationship Ripcord," Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Fox, 2002.

"Smell of Victory," That's So Raven (also known as That's So Raven!), Disney Channel, 2003.

The Pitts, Fox, 2003.

Eve, UPN, 2003.

Rock Me, Baby, UPN, 2003.

Wanda at Large, Fox, 2003.

The Stones, CBS, 2004.

"Public Relations," Arrested Development, Fox, 2004.

"Best Man for the Gob," Arrested Development, Fox, 2004.

"Not Without My Daughter," Arrested Development, Fox, 2004.

"The One Where Michael Leaves," Arrested Development, Fox, 2004.

"Amigos," Arrested Development, Fox, 2004.

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Disney Channel, 2004.

Gilmore Girls, The WB, 2004-2007.

"Some Drinkin' and Some Foolin' Around," Life on a Stick, Fox, 2005.

Stacked, Fox, 2005.

"The Guide to Switching Partners," The Bad Girl's Guide, UPN, 2005.

"The Guide to Being in the Mood," The Bad Girl's Guide, UPN, 2005.

"A Year of Living with Fran," Living with Fran, The WB, 2005.

"Ahead of the Plan with Fran," Living with Fran, The WB, 2005.

Hannah Montana, Disney Channel, 2005.

Barbershop, Showtime, 2005.


Television Episodes:

Also wrote episodes of The Gilmore Girls, The CW.