Rob Long

Writer in Manhattan, New York

Rob Long

Writer in Manhattan, New York

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Television writer and producer, author and journalist, cook and general all-around lazybones.

Early career milestones include being writer and co-executive producer of television comedy Cheers.

Later career milestones include a string of cancelled television shows, two books, a weekly commentary on public radio, a column for the English-language Abu Dhabi-based newspaper, The National and occasional writing for Time and (what was then) Newsweek. A contributing editor to National Review magazine.

The books are not exactly still in print, but not exactly unavailable, either. Amazon's got all of them.

Co-creator and Executive Producer of Sullivan & Son. Executive Producer of "Kevin Can Wait" on CBS.

Available to show-run whatever needs show-running.

Currently writing. Or pretending to.

Co-founder of

More to come, if I can stop eating the entire bread basket in restaurants.

Can be found in New York and Venice Beach.

  • Education
    • Yale University
    • Phillips Academy