Rob Long is a writer and producer in Hollywood. He began his career writing on TV's long-running "Cheers," and served as co-executive producer in its final season. During his time on the series, "Cheers" received two Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe awards. His most recent television series were "George and Leo," starring Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsh, "Love & Money," on CBS, and "Men, Women & Dogs," on the WB Network - all three of which he created with his writing partner, Dan Staley. Their production company, Staley/Long Productions, was based at Paramount Studios from 1993 to 2001, and is currently based at Touchstone. In addition, he and his partner have served as creative consultants on numerous programs.
Mr. Long has been twice nominated for an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe, and has received a Writers Guild of America award.
He has co-written several feature film scripts, including "Just a Shot Away," currently in pre-production with a France-based production company.
He is a contributing editor of National Review, and Newsweek International and writes occasionally for the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times. His weekly radio commentary, "Martini Shot," is broadcast on the Los Angeles public radio station KCRW, and is distributed nationally. He is a regular political and cultural commentator on the "Dennis Miller Show" on CNBC, and "Day to Day" on National Public Radio.