Bill D'Elia

Producer, Director, Writer

Producer, Director, Writer


Bill D'Elia has been an Executive Producer/Director on at least a dozen television series including How To Get Away With Murder, The Crazy Ones, Monday Mornings, Harry's Law, Boston Legal, and Ally McBeal. Additionally, he has directed over 150 television episodes, has been a Consulting Producer/Director on many other series and he co-created the ...
Awards
Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations.

Known For


Boston Legal
Boston Legal
Producer (2004-2008)
How to Get Away with Murder
How to Get Away with Murder
Producer (2014-2017)
The Crazy Ones
The Crazy Ones
Producer (2013-2014)
Ally McBeal
Ally McBeal
Producer (2000-2002)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerBig Shot
(TV Series) (executive producer) (post-production)
2021
ProducerGrand Hotel
(TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes) - A Perfect Storm (2019) ... (executive producer) - Art of Darkness (2019) ... (executive producer) - Suite Little Lies (2019) ... (executive producer) - Groom Service (2019) ... (executive producer) - Long Night's Journey Into Day (2019) ... (executive producer) Show all 11 episodes
2019
ProducerChris D'Elia: Man on Fire
(TV Special) (executive producer)
2017
ProducerHow to Get Away with Murder
(TV Series) (executive producer - 44 episodes) - Wes (2017) ... (executive producer) - He Made a Terrible Mistake (2017) ... (executive producer) - It's War (2017) ... (executive producer) - Go Cry Somewhere Else (2017) ... (executive producer) - Not Everything's About Annalise (2017) ... (executive producer) Show all 44 episodes
2014-2017
ProducerChris D'Elia: Incorrigible
(TV Special) (executive producer)
2015
ProducerThe Crazy Ones
(TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes) - The Lighthouse (2014) ... (executive producer) - The Monster (2014) ... (executive producer) - Love Sucks (2014) ... (executive producer) - Danny Chase Hates Brad Paisley (2014) ... (executive producer) - March Madness (2014) ... (executive producer) Show all 22 episodes
2013-2014
ProducerMonday Mornings
(TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) - Family Ties (2013) ... (executive producer) - Wheels Within Wheels (2013) ... (executive producer) - Truth or Consequences (2013) ... (executive producer) - One Fine Day (2013) ... (executive producer) - Communion (2013) ... (executive producer) Show all 10 episodes
2013
ProducerHarry's Law
(TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes) - Onward and Upward (2012) ... (executive producer) - The Whole Truth (2012) ... (executive producer) - Class War (2012) ... (executive producer) - And the Band Played On (2012) ... (executive producer) - Breaking Points (2012) ... (executive producer) Show all 34 episodes
2011-2012
ProducerWonder Woman
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2011
ProducerAmerican Animal
(executive producer)
2011
ProducerBoston Legal
(TV Series) (executive producer - 101 episodes) - Last Call (2008) ... (executive producer) - Made in China (2008) ... (executive producer) - Juiced (2008) ... (executive producer) - Thanksgiving (2008) ... (executive producer) - Kill, Baby, Kill! (2008) ... (executive producer) Show all 101 episodes
2004-2008
ProducerThe Practice
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 5 episodes) - Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers) (2004) ... (consulting producer) - New Hoods on the Block (2004) ... (consulting producer) - Comings and Goings (2004) ... (consulting producer) - The Firm (2004) ... (consulting producer) - The Case Against Alan Shore (2004) ... (consulting producer)
2004
ProducerMiracles
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 1 episode) - Saint Debbie (2003) ... (consulting producer)
2003
ProducerThe Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire
(TV Series) (consulting producer)
2003
ProducerAlly McBeal
(TV Series) (executive producer - 48 episodes) - Bygones (2002) ... (executive producer) - All of Me (2002) ... (executive producer) - What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) ... (executive producer) - Another One Bites the Dust (2002) ... (executive producer) - Tom Dooley (2002) ... (executive producer) Show all 48 episodes
2000-2002
ProducerChicago Hope
(TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (consulting producer - 22 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (co-executive producer - 18 episodes, 1996 - 1997) - Have I Got a Deal for You (2000) ... (consulting producer) - Everybody's Special at Chicago Hope (2000) ... (consulting producer) - Thoughts of You (2000) ... (consulting producer) - Miller Time (2000) ... (consulting producer) - Devoted Attachment (2000) ... (consulting producer) Show all 66 episodes
ProducerCourthouse
(TV Series) (consulting producer) / (producer)
1995
ProducerThe Feud
(producer)
1989
RoleTitleYear
DirectorBig Shot
(TV Series) (1 episode) (post-production) - The Big Awful (2021)
2021
DirectorGrand Hotel
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - A Perfect Storm (2019) - The Big Sickout (2019)
2019
DirectorGrey's Anatomy
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - Good Shepherd (2019) - Cold As Ice (2018) - 1-800-799-7233 (2018) ... (directed by) - Fear (of the Unknown) (2014) - Everything I Try to Do, Nothing Seems to Turn Out Right (2014) Show all 8 episodes
2009-2019
DirectorThe Good Doctor
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Smile (2018) - Islands: Part One (2018)
2018
DirectorThe Resident
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Identity Crisis (2018)
2018
DirectorChris D'Elia: Man on Fire
(TV Special)
2017
DirectorHow to Get Away with Murder
(TV Series) (11 episodes) - Wes (2017) ... (directed by) - Who's Dead? (2016) ... (directed by) - We're Good People Now (2016) ... (directed by) - Anna Mae (2016) ... (directed by) - She Hates Us (2016) ... (directed by) Show all 11 episodes
2014-2017
DirectorBlunt Talk
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - It's Been Months Since I Kidnapped You (2016) - Goodnight, My Someone (2015) - The Queen of Hearts (2015)
2015-2016
DirectorGoliath
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Game On (2016)
2016
DirectorThe Catch
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Package (2016)
2016
DirectorChris D'Elia: Incorrigible
(TV Special)
2015
DirectorManhattan
(TV Series) (1 episode) - A New Approach to Nuclear Cosmology (2014)
2014
DirectorThe Crazy Ones
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Love Sucks (2014) - Dead and Improved (2014) - Outbreak (2014) - Sydney, Australia (2013)
2013-2014
DirectorChris D'Elia: White Male. Black Comic.
(TV Special)
2013
DirectorMonday Mornings
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Family Ties (2013) - Who's Sorry Now? (2013) - Deus Ex Machina (2013) - Pilot (2013)
2013
DirectorHarry's Law
(TV Series) (7 episodes) - After the Lovin' (2012) - Gorilla My Dreams (2012) - There Will Be Blood (2011) - Hosanna Roseanna (2011) - With Friends Like These... (2011) Show all 7 episodes
2011-2012
DirectorThe Mentalist
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Redline (2010)
2010
DirectorGlee
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Hairography (2009)
2009
DirectorEastwick
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Mooning and Crooning (2009)
2009
DirectorLaw & Order: Criminal Intent
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Rock Star (2009)
2009
DirectorBoston Legal
(TV Series) (17 episodes) - Last Call (2008) - Made in China (2008) - Roe (2008) - Smoke Signals (2008) - Patriot Acts (2008) Show all 17 episodes
2004-2008
DirectorThe Practice
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - New Hoods on the Block (2004) - The Case Against Alan Shore (2004) - Concealing Evidence (2003)
2003-2004
DirectorThe West Wing
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - The Warfare of Genghis Khan (2004) - Guns Not Butter (2003) - The Short List (1999)
1999-2004
Director111 Gramercy Park
(TV Movie)
2003
DirectorMiracles
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Paul Is Dead (2003) - Hand of God (2003)
2003
DirectorThe Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Sleeping Lions (2003) - Falling Acorns (2003)
2003
DirectorQueens Supreme
(TV Series)
2003
DirectorSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) (film segment director - 1 episode) - Al Gore/Phish (2002) ... (film segment director)
2002
DirectorAmerican Dreams
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Soldier Boy (2002)
2002
DirectorAlly McBeal
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - Bygones (2002) - One Hundred Tears (2002) - Friends and Lovers (2001) - The Wedding (2001) - The Getaway (2001) Show all 8 episodes
2000-2002
DirectorChicago Hope
(TV Series) (17 episodes) - Thoughts of You (2000) - Curing Cancer (1999) - The Other Cheek (1998) - Sarindipity (1998) - Waging Bull (1998) Show all 17 episodes
1995-2000
DirectorGet Real
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Performance Anxiety (1999)
1999
DirectorTime Well Spent
(TV Movie)
1996
DirectorThe Tomorrow Man
(TV Movie)
1996
DirectorCourthouse
(TV Series)
1995
DirectorIn the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy
(TV Movie)
1995
DirectorBig Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story
(TV Movie)
1995
DirectorLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - The Eyes Have It (1995) - Foundling (1994) - Pheromone, My Lovely (1993)
1993-1995
DirectorPicket Fences
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Away in the Manger (1994) - Abominable Snowman (1994)
1994
DirectorNorthern Exposure
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Fish Story (1994) - Northern Lights (1993) - A-Hunting We Will Go (1991) - Only You (1991) - War and Peace (1991)
1991-1994
DirectorHarts of the West
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Jake's Brother (1993) - Goodnight Irene (1993) - The Right Stuff (1993)
1993
DirectorBeverly Hills, 90210
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye (1993) - Back in the High Life Again (1993) - Baby Makes Five (1992)
1992-1993
DirectorReasonable Doubts
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Trust Me on This: Part 2 (1993) - Trust Me on This: Part 1 (1993) - Mercury in Retrograde (1992) - Home Is Where the Heart Is (1992) - ...and Sleep Won't Come (1991)
1991-1993
DirectorDoogie Howser, M.D.
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Spell It 'M-A-N' (1993) - Double Doogie with Cheese (1992) - My Two Dads (1991)
1991-1993
DirectorLaw & Order
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Forgiveness (1992)
1992
DirectorCivil Wars
(TV Series) (1 episode) - His Honor's Offer (1992)
1992
DirectorThe Feud1989
RoleTitleYear
WriterJudging Amy
(TV Series) (created by - 138 episodes, 1999 - 2005) (story - 1 episode, 1999) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1999) - My Name Is Amy Gray... (2005) ... (creator) - Getting Out (2005) ... (creator) - Too Little, Too Late (2005) ... (creator) - Revolutions Per Minute (2005) ... (creator) - Sorry I Missed You (2005) ... (creator) Show all 138 episodes
WriterThe Feud
(writer)
1989
RoleTitleYear
ActorAlly McBeal
(TV Series) 'A Chorus Line' Producer - What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) ... 'A Chorus Line' Producer (uncredited)
2002
ActorCourthouse
(TV Series) Judge - Order on the Court (1995) ... Judge (uncredited)
1995
ActorLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
(TV Series) Superintendent Across the Hall - The Eyes Have It (1995) ... Superintendent Across the Hall (uncredited)
1995
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewChicago Hope
(TV Series) (executive consultant - 3 episodes) - Hanlon's Choice (2000) ... (executive consultant) - The Golden Hour (1999) ... (executive consultant) - Team Play (1999) ... (executive consultant)
1999-2000
RoleTitleYear
ThanksI Did Not Forget You
(Short) (very special thanks)
2015
ThanksThe Wrecking Crew!
(Documentary) (thanks)
2008
ThanksVery Bad Things
(special thanks)
1998
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Twilight Zone 60th: Remembering Rod Serling
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfMy Date with Drew
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfIntimate Portrait
(TV Series documentary) Self - Christine Lahti ... Self
1990
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageBygone Days: An Ally McBeal Retrospective
(Video short)
2009