Reinhold Weege developed the series "Night Court".
|Born:||December 23, 1949|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Died||December 1, 2012(aged 62)|
|Death Location||La Jolla, California, U.S.|
|Writer, Director, Producer|
|Known for:||work on the ABC-TV series Barney Miller|
|Spouse(s):||Shelley Pierce, ? - ?, divorced (2 children)|
|Children:||Daughters Alix and Tez|
|Involved with:||Night Court|
|Episode(s):||All in series (as producer) |
17 in Seasons 1-5 (as writer)
2 in Seasons 2 and 3 (as director}
|Job on series:||Series creator/executive producer, director and screenwriter|
Reinhold Weege (December 23, 1949 - December 1, 2012) was a television writer, producer and director. He was born and raised in , Chicago, Illinois. Reinhold, who created the Night Court TV series, also served as executive producer of the series, and also wrote 17 episodes beginning with the series pilot episode, "All You Need Is Love", with the final episode directed being "I'm OK, You're Catatonic/Schizophrenic" in Season 5. He also directed two episodes, Season 2's "Best of Friends", and "Walk, Don't Wheel" in Season 3.
Weege wrote for several television series, including Barney Miller and M*A*S*H. In 1981, he created the series Park Place. In 1984, he created the hit NBC-TV sitcom Night Court which ran for nine seasons on the NBC broadcast television network. Weege owned Starry Night Productions, which produced Night Court until 1989, when Weege left the series after six seasons. He also produced the short-lived sitcom Nikki and Alexander in 1989. He was nominated for four Emmy Awards during his career, one for Barney Miller and three for Night Court. Reinhold maintained a career in television.
- ↑ Slotnik, Daniel E.. "Reinhold Weege, Creator of 'Night Court,' Dies at 62", December 11, 2012. Retrieved on December 16, 2012.
- ↑ Bobbin, Jay. "Matheson in serious role", April 21, 1989, p. TV9. Retrieved on December 16, 2012.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Trounson, Rebecca. "Reinhold Weege dies at 62; creator of TV hit 'Night Court'", December 8, 2012. Retrieved on December 16, 2012.
- ↑ Barnes, Mike. "'Night Court' Creator Reinhold Weege Dies at 63", The Hollywood Reporter, December 7, 2012. Retrieved on December 7, 2012.
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