Episode 181 – Kevin Kelton is a TV Comedy Writer
This episode is a tour through the television comedy world from the 70's through the 2000's. Kevin Kelton is a television writer-producer who started with a game show, and continued on to Saturday Night Live for seasons 9 and 10. Where he wrote sketches for legends like Eddie Murphy, Billy Crystal, and Jim Belushi. He then went on to write for sitcoms like Night Court and Boy Meets World as well as articles for National Lampoon Magazine.
Kevin now teaches TV and Film Writing for UCLA. In this interview we travel from the comedy scene in New York to The Comedy Store in Los Angeles in the late 1970's when there was later a strike that led to the suicide of Steve Lubetkin. We then pivot to talk about his television writing career.