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Tom Purcell

Tom Purcell is a television writer and executive who is notable for his work with Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report and The Late Show with Steven Colbert.[1]


  • 2013 Emmy, Nominee, Writing for a variety series (Colbert Report)[2]
  • 2014 Emmy, Winner, Writing for a variety series (Colbert Report)[3]
  • 2015 Writers Guild of America, Nominee, Comedy/variety (including talk) -- series:(Colbert Report)[4]
  • 2015 Producers Guild of America, Nominee, Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television (The Colbert Report)[5]


  1. ^ James Poniewozik (June 4, 2015). "Stephen Colbert and Company Are Already Writing The Late Show". TIME Magazine. Retrieved 2015-10-21. says Colbert, gabbing with longtime executive producer Tom Purcell 
  2. ^ "2013 Emmy Award Winners and Nominees". The New York Times. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2015-10-26. WRITING, VARIETY SERIES 'The Colbert Report' (Comedy Central) ... Moreschi; Writers: ... Tom Purcell, [normal font indicate nominee] 
  3. ^ "Emmys 2014: The Nominees and Winners". The New York Times. 2014-07-10. Retrieved 2015-10-26. WRITING, VARIETY SERIES 'The Colbert Report' (Comedy Central) ... Writers: ... Tom Purcell... [Bold indicates 'winner'] 
  4. ^ Day, Patrick Kevin (2014-12-04). True Detective,' 'Transparent' among WGA TV nominees"'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-10-26. "The Colbert Report," writers ... Tom Purcell, ... 
  5. ^ Derschowitz, Jessica (2015-01-05). """PGA Awards 2015: Nominees include "Boyhood," "Gone Girl. CBS News. Retrieved 2015-10-26. Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television:"The Colbert Report" (Comedy Central)Producers: ... Tom Purcell, ... 

External links

  • Bio at IMDb
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