James Burrows, director of the television series "Partners," poses for a portrait on the set of the show on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. Burrows isn't a ... more 
James Burrows, director of the television series "Partners," poses for a portrait on the set of the show on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. Burrows isn't a household name. But behind the scenes Burrows reigns as a comedy giant. He's a director whose brand of funny business has helped shape TV comedy season after season. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) less 
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Thu, Sep 20, 2012 9:12 AM EDT