CLASS OF 2005-06: Greg Garcia Writer-creator, "My Name Is Earl," NBC

Learmonth, Michael
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/7/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 47, pA2
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The article features the television program "My Name Is Earl," written and directed by Greg Garcia for the National Broadcasting Co. (NBC). The article describes the program as a single-camera spoof on trailer-park culture. Garcia explains the main goal of the program. He adds that the series has evolved and changed every episode.


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