They are both undisputed kings of comedy on CBS, with years of No. 1 shows between them. And although Norman Lear and Chuck Lorre came up in the business during different generations, many of their core values are similar — especially when it comes to making people laugh.
Lear and Lorre were interviewed onstage at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills by journalist Pete Hammond June 2, and TVWeek Open Mic writer Hillary Atkin filed an in-depth report on the insights shared by the two comedy veterans. Please click here for all the lowdown.