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Katie Jacobs: “It’s Never Lupus! Fox’s House, M.D. and the New Procedural Drama”
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Katie Jacobs is co-showrunner of the hit NBC series House, M.D., nominated for two consecutive seasons for the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series. Among the show’s many awards have been a Peabody Award and a Humanitas Prize. Previously, Jacobs served as co-showrunner on the critically-acclaimed ABC series Gideon’s Crossing, starring Andre Braugher, as well as the futuristic CBS legal drama Century City, and she produced the Emmy-nominated telefilm A Father for Charlie, starring Louis Gossett, Jr. Jacobs made her directorial debut this past season on House, helming the episodes “Half-Wit” with guest star Dave Matthews as well as the season finale, “Human Error”. Before turning her focus to television, Jacobs produced several films, including Alan J. Pakula’s thriller Consenting Adults and the Carl Reiner comedy Fatal Instinct. Jacobs is a product of the graduate film school at NYU.
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