Bite-sized blog post: Gail Mancuso

Gail Mancuso

GAIL MANCUSO began her career as a script supervisor and has gone on to direct over 100 episodes of television.

She has twice won an Emmy for directing episodes of Modern Family (2013 & 2014).


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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON (Streaming)



Read more about her:


Gail Mancuso To Direct Shondaland ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Toast’
TV director has real ‘Modern Family’ in River Forest
Talking Modern Family with director Gail Mancuso

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2016Black-ish (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016The Grinder (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2015Take It from Us (TV Movie)

 2010-2015Modern Family (TV Series) (22 episodes)

White Christmas (2015)
She Crazy (2015)
Spring Break (2015)

 2015Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Huangsgiving (2015)
Success Perm (2015)

 2015Your Family or Mine (TV Series) (1 episode)

Pilot (2015)

 2013-2015Ground Floor (TV Series) (12 episodes)

Unforgiven (2014)
Dynamic Duo (2014)

 2014-2015Cristela (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Hypertension (2015)
Dead Arm (2015)
Floor Favor (2014)
Enter Singing (2014)
 2015How We Live (TV Movie) (attached)

 2013Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Teddy Trouble… (2013)
Dating Games… (2013)

 2007-2013Rules of Engagement (TV Series) (17 episodes)

The Power Couple (2011)
Zygote (2011)
Jeff Day (2011)

 20131600 Penn (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013Adopted (TV Movie)

 2012Ben and Kate (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Fox Hunt (2012)

 2012Suburgatory (TV Series) (1 episode)

Entering Eden (2012)

 2012Are You There, Chelsea? (TV Series) (12 episodes)

Surprise (2012)
Boots (2012)
The Foodie (2012)
Fired (2012)

 2012Happy Endings (TV Series) (1 episode)

Big White Lies (2012)
 2012Downwardly Mobile (TV Movie)

 2011Mad Love (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Friends (2011)

 2009-2011Cougar Town (TV Series) (5 episodes)

No Reason to Cry (2011)
Counting on You (2010)

 2010$#*! My Dad Says (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Dog Ed Pursuit (2010)
Wi-Fight (2010)

 2010Outsourced (TV Series) (1 episode)

Party of Five (2010)

 2010Chuck (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Community (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Hank (TV Series) (1 episode)

Dog (2010)

 2006-201030 Rock (TV Series) (8 episodes)

Klaus and Greta (2010)
Sun Tea (2009)
Cutbacks (2009)
Gavin Volure (2008)

 2009Accidentally on Purpose (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009The Middle (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009Better Off Ted (TV Series) (1 episode)

Get Happy (2009)

 2009In the Motherhood (TV Series) (1 episode)

Bully (2009)

 2009Kath & Kim (TV Series) (1 episode)

Desire (2009)

 2008Happy Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The T-Shirt (2008)

 2008The Return of Jezebel James (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008Five Year Plan (TV Movie)

 2007My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (1 episode)

Burn Victim (2007)

 2007Aliens in America (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007Cavemen (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007The Singles Table (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Work Dinner (2007)

 2006Men in Trees (TV Series) (1 episode)

Sink or Swim (2006)

 2006Teachers. (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Schoolympics (2006)
Field Trip (2006)

 2006Out of Practice (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Nobody’s Watching (TV Movie)
 2006Thick and Thin (TV Series)

 2005Stacked (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Ex-Appeal (2005)

 2005Rodney (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Ring (2005)
Tassels (2005)

 2005Jake in Progress (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2005Living with Fran (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Concert (2005)
Riley’s Ex (2005)
Carriage Ride (2005)
 2004The Men’s Room (TV Series)

 2004Joey (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2003-2004Married to the Kellys (TV Series) (8 episodes)

The Plan (2004)
Talk Radio (2004)

 2004The Tracy Morgan Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Weird Science (2004)
 2003Run of the House (TV Series)

 2003The Mullets (TV Series) (1 episode)

Smackdown (2003)

 2001-2003Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Lost and Found (2002)

 2001-2003Becker (TV Series) (9 episodes)

Chris’ Ex (2003)
Once Upon a Time (2003)
Chris-Mess (2002)

 2003My Big Fat Greek Life (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Greek Easter (2003)
Nick Moves Out (2003)
Big Night (2003)

 2003A.U.S.A. (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2001-2003Reba (TV Series) (7 episodes)

Proud Reba (2002)

 2002In-Laws (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2002Family Affair (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2001Inside Schwartz (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Roommates (2001)

 2001Three Sisters (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Sister Break (2001)
The New Guy (2001)

 1999-2001Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series) (7 episodes)

Disco Nights (2000)
Love Shack (2000)

 2001The Fighting Fitzgeralds (TV Series) (1 episode)

One Angry Man (2001)

 1997-2001Dharma & Greg (TV Series) (28 episodes)

Do the Hustle (2001)
Midwife Crisis (2000)
The Dating Game (1999)

 2000-2001Yes, Dear (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Arm-prins (2000)
Jimmy Gets a Job (2000)
 2000The Weber Show (TV Series) (multiple episodes)

 2000Then Came You (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1999-2000Ladies Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Aloha Christmas (1999)
 1999Square One (TV Series)

 1999Stark Raving Mad (TV Series) (5 episodes)

The Dance (1999)
The Lyin’ King (1999)

 1999Norm (TV Series) (1 episode)

My Name Is Norm (1999)

 1999Jesse (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1998Conrad Bloom (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The Spazz Singer (1998)

 1998The King of Queens (TV Series) (1 episode)

Cello, Goodbye (1998)
 1998Babes in the Wood (TV Series)
 19981973 (TV Movie)

 1997-1998Ellen (TV Series) (7 episodes)

Hospital (1998)
Neighbors (1998)
Like a Virgin (1997)
Emma (1997)

 1998Just Shoot Me! (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1997The Tony Danza Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Wired (1997)

 1997Suddenly Susan (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Family Affairs (1997)

 1997Ink (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Debutante (1997)

 1997The Single Guy (TV Series) (1 episode)

Vegas Finale (1997)

 1997The Naked Truth (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1996Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Dream Date (1996)
 1996Mr. Rhodes (TV Series)

 1996Hudson Street (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Family Album (1996)
The Retreat (1996)

 1991-1996Roseanne (TV Series) (51 episodes)

Heart & Soul (1996)
The Wedding (1996)
Ballroom Blitz (1996)

 1995Almost Perfect (TV Series) (2 episodes)

My Way (1995)

 1995New York Daze (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1994The Nanny (TV Series) (6 episodes)

A Star Is Unborn (1994)
The Playwright (1994)
The Gym Teacher (1994)

 1994Herman’s Head (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1994Monty (TV Series) (1 episode)

East Side Story (1994)

 1993Joe’s Life (TV Series) (1 episode)

Mind If I Smoke? (1993)

 1992-1993Camp Wilder (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Career Day (1993)
A Close Shave (1992)
Jung at Heart (1992)
Boy Loses Girl (1992)

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