(born November 30, 1960) is an American television writer, producer, and playwright. He is best known for Relativity, which he created and wrote for; Roswell, which he developed, produced and wrote for; Boston Public, which he co-wrote; Pepper Dennis, a short-lived dramedy starring Rebecca Romijn on The WB; the 1996 movie The Pallbearer, starring David Schwimmer and Gwyneth Paltrow. He was the head writer and executive producer of Friday Night Lights for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series in 2011 for his work on the series finale. He also has two children, Phoebe and Sawyer Katims.
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JasonKatims has had a very busy career. His first major show business credit was as a writer on the celebrated 1990s television series My So-Called Life. From there, he went on to write and/or produce such series as Roswell, Boston Public and his current show running effort, the small-town high school athletic drama Friday Night Lights. In this insightful interview, Katims talks about the development of that show.