James Burrows, director of the television series "Partners," watches over the show's crew on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. Burrows isn't a household name. But ... more 
James Burrows, director of the television series "Partners," watches over the show's crew 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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Associated Press
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 9:12 AM EDT