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Buzz Bissinger

Writer | Producer

A former Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist who worked for several newspapers and wrote two acclaimed non-fiction bestsellers, 'Friday Night Lights' (as H.G. Bissinger) and 'A Prayer for the City.'
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Nov 1, 1954 (age 64)
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Projects in Development (5 titles) Budget Status
Father's Day
Writer (novel) Writer (novel)   See fewer
Development Unknown
Friday Night Lights
Writer (characters) Writer (characters)   See fewer
Announced
Shooting Stars
Writer (based on the book by) Writer (based on the book by)   See fewer
Script
Three Nights
Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay) Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
Development Unknown
Wherever I Wind Up
Writer (screenplay) Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
Optioned
Past Film & Video (2 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Friday Night Lights (2004)
Writer (book "Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream") (as H.G. Bissinger) Writer (book "Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream") (as H.G. Bissinger)   See fewer
$30MM
$61MM
$62MM
Shattered Glass (2003)
Writer (article) (as H.G. Bissinger) Writer (article) (as H.G. Bissinger)   See fewer
$6MM
$2.2MM
$2.9MM
Past Television (2 titles) Episodes
Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
(TV Series) - Writer (book) (75 episodes, 2006) Writer (book) (75 episodes, 2006)   See fewer
Always (Feb 9, 2011) Season 5, Episode 13 - Writer (book) (as H.G. Bissinger) Writer (book) (as H.G. Bissinger)   See fewer
75
NYPD Blue (2001)
(TV Series) - Co-Producer (19 episodes, 2001), Writer (teleplay by) (4 episodes, 2001), Writer (story by) (3 episodes, 2001) Co-Producer (19 episodes, 2001), Writer (teleplay by) (4 episodes, 2001), Writer (story by) (3 episodes, 2001)   See fewer
In the Wind (May 22, 2001) Season 8, Episode 20 - Co-Producer Co-Producer   See fewer
20
Archive Footage (3 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
60 Minutes Sports (2016)
(TV Series) - Himself - Author, Friday Night Lights (segment "Friday Night Lights") (1 episode, 2016) Himself - Author, Friday Night Lights (segment "Friday Night Lights") (1 episode, 2016)   See fewer
Boxing Brigade/Friday Night Lights/Gone Fishin (Aug 2, 2016) Season 4, Episode 8 - Himself - Author, Friday Night Lights (segment "Friday Night Lights") (archive footage) Himself - Author, Friday Night Lights (segment "Friday Night Lights") (archive footage)   See fewer
Entertainment Tonight (2015)
(TV Series) - Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (1 episode, 2015) Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Episode dated 6 June 2015 (Jun 6, 2015) Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (archive footage) Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (archive footage)   See fewer
Extra (2015)
(TV Series) - Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (1 episode, 2015) Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Episode dated 6 June 2015 (Jun 6, 2015) Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (archive footage) Himself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor (archive footage)   See fewer
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