Peter Tolan

Writer | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Rescue Me (2004-2011) | The Larry Sanders Show (1992-1998) | America's Sweethearts (2001)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations More »
BORN 
Jul 5, 1958 (age 60)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ThresholdThreshold (Short) Presenter, Producer, Special Thanks  Less 2012 $700
  • Primary photo for Finding AmandaFinding Amanda Director, Writer  Less 2008 $56K / —
  • Primary photo for Just Like HeavenJust Like Heaven Writer (screenplay)  Less 2005 $58MM $48MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for Guess WhoGuess Who Writer (screenplay)  Less 2005 $35MM $69MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for Analyze ThatAnalyze That Writer (characters), Writer  Less 2002 $60MM $32MM / $55MM
  • Primary photo for Stealing HarvardStealing Harvard Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 2002 $25MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for America's SweetheartsAmerica's Sweethearts Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2001 $46MM $94MM / $138MM
  • Primary photo for BedazzledBedazzled Writer ("Dolphin Song"), Writer (screenplay)  Less 2000 $48MM $38MM / $90MM
  • Primary photo for What Planet Are You From?What Planet Are You From? Writer (screenplay)  Less 2000 $60MM $6.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Analyze ThisAnalyze This Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1999 $80MM $107MM / $177MM
  • Primary photo for My Fellow AmericansMy Fellow Americans Writer (screenplay)  Less 1996 $22MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for HomeHome (Short) Actor  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice Dorothy's Xmas Party Guest  Less 1990 $12MM $7.3MM / —
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Guess Who DiedGuess Who Died (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for OutsidersOutsiders (TV Series) Executive Producer (19 episodes, 2016), Writer (4 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 19
    • Unbroken Chain (Apr 25, 2017) Executive Producer  Less
    • Healing (Mar 14, 2017) Executive Producer  Less
    • How We Hunt (Feb 14, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Jim Gaffigan ShowThe Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series) Writer (created by) (23 episodes, 2015), Consulting Producer (11 episodes, 2015), Executive Producer (5 episodes, 2016), Writer (1 episode, 2015), Writer (teleplay by) (1 episode, 2015), Writer (story by) (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015–2016 23
    • The Mike Gaffigan Show (Aug 21, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Bosom Buddies (Aug 21, 2016) Writer (created by)  Less
    • Jim at the Museum (Aug 14, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for RakeRake (TV Series) Writer (developed for U.S. television by) (13 episodes, 2014), Executive Producer (4 episodes, 2014), Writer (teleplay) (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 13
    • Mammophile (Jun 27, 2014) Writer (developed for U.S. television by)  Less
    • Man's Best Friend (Apr 5, 2014) Writer (developed for U.S. television by)  Less
    • Remembrance of Taxis Past (Apr 5, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (developed for U.S. television by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for IrreversibleIrreversible (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Brenda ForeverBrenda Forever (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for GaffiganGaffigan (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Let It GoLet It Go (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Rescue MeRescue Me (TV Series) Writer (created by) (93 episodes, 2004), Writer (41 episodes, 2004), Executive Producer (30 episodes, 2004), Director (24 episodes, 2004), Chief Pecher (1 episode, 2006), Writer (teleplay by) (1 episode, 2009), Writer (story by) (1 episode, 2009), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2011 93
    • Ashes (Sep 7, 2011) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Vows (Aug 31, 2011) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Jeter (Aug 24, 2011) Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Brave New WorldBrave New World (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Council of DadsThe Council of Dads (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The UnusualsThe Unusuals (TV Series) Executive Consultant (10 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 10
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  • Primary photo for Rescue Me MinisodesRescue Me Minisodes (TV Series) Writer  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for The End of SteveThe End of Steve (TV Movie) Director, Co-Executive Producer, Writer (Co-creator)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Fort PitFort Pit (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Phil at the GatePhil at the Gate (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central)Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) (TV Series) Writer (created by) (12 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 12
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  • Primary photo for The JobThe Job (TV Series) Writer (creator) (16 episodes, 2001), Writer (10 episodes, 2001), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2001), Director (2 episodes, 2002), Sean (1 episode, 2002), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2001–2002 16
    • Dad (Apr 24, 2002) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Vacation (Apr 17, 2002) Director, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Gay (Apr 17, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for H.M.O.H.M.O. (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for MaggieMaggie (TV Series) Dr. Devon (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) Writer (24 episodes, 1992), Executive Producer (17 episodes, 1994), Supervising Producer (10 episodes, 1992), Consulting Producer (9 episodes, 1993), Co-Executive Producer (3 episodes, 1992), Writer (story by) (2 episodes, 1992), Adam Loderman (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1992–1998 52
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  • Primary photo for Style & SubstanceStyle & Substance (TV Series) Executive Producer (3 episodes, 1998), Carl (1 episode, 1998), Director (1 episode, 1998), Writer (creator) (1 episode, 1998), Writer (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 5
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  • Primary photo for HBO Comedy Half-HourHBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Dave Chappelle ProjectThe Dave Chappelle Project (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for EllenEllen (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for BuddiesBuddies (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1996), Writer (creator) (2 episodes)  Less 1996 4
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  • Primary photo for The George Wendt ShowThe George Wendt Show (TV Series) Writer (creator)  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Good AdviceGood Advice (TV Series) Mr. Nolan (1 episode, 1994), Writer (1 episode, 1994), Consulting Producer (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 3
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Writer (11 episodes, 1991), Co-Producer (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1991–1993 13
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  • Primary photo for Love & WarLove & War (TV Series) Piano Man (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Home ImprovementHome Improvement (TV Series) Co-Producer (6 episodes, 1991), Writer (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 6
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  • Primary photo for Wish You Were HereWish You Were Here (TV Series) Writer  Less 1990– 
  • Primary photo for Carol & CompanyCarol & Company (TV Series) Writer  Less 1990– 
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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