Chuck Ranberg

Biography: Chuck Ranberg started scriptwriting in the 1970s with college friend Anne Flett-Giordano. Their first big job was writing scripts for "Kate and Allie", and stayed on with the show creator Bill Persky for "Working It Out". After a year of unemployment, due to smart shows not interested in their work due to them being associated with "Kate and Allie", they ended up working for Frasier by chance, as David Lee came to see a play that they had written, "End Of The World Party". They were the first writers to be hired on Frasier.

Ranberg and Giordano served as creative consultants for the first season of "Frasier" and both moved up the ladder to co-producer, producer and finally supervising producer. Both won five Emmy Awards for their work on "Frasier", four for Outstanding Comedy Series and one for writng the episode entitled "An Affair to Forget" in 1995. In 1998 Chuck Ranberg and Anne Flett-Giordano teamed up with David Lee, Peter Casey and David Angell to create the
Chuck Ranberg started scriptwriting in the 1970s with college friend Anne Flett-Giordano. Their first big job was writing scripts for "Kate and Allie", and stayed on with the show creator Bill Persky for "Working It Out". After a year of unemployment, due to smart shows not interested in their work due to them being associated with "Kate and Allie", they ended up working for Frasier by chance, as David Lee came to see a play that they had written, "End Of The World Party". They were the first writers to be hired on Frasier.

Ranberg and Giordano served as creative consultants for the first season of "Frasier" and both moved up the ladder to co-producer, producer and finally supervising producer. Both won five Emmy Awards for their work on "Frasier", four for Outstanding Comedy Series and one for writng the episode entitled "An Affair to Forget" in 1995.

In 1998 Chuck Ranberg and Anne Flett-Giordano teamed up with David Lee, Peter Casey and David Angell to create the sitcom "Encore! Encore!" starring Nathan Lane. Due to low ratings though, the sitcom was cancelled after half a season in early 1999.

After the failure of "Encore! Encore!" Ranberg and Giordano wrote and also served as creative consultants
for "Becker" and creative consultants of the short lived "Bram & Alice".

In 2003 Ranberg and Giordano created sitcom "It's All Relative" were they wrote the pilot and served as executive producers, but with low ratings the show didn't last long.
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Chuck Ranberg's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 80 Frasier: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 22 The Game: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 2 out of 5
5 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
64 Hot in Cleveland: Season 1 Jun 16, 2010 Writer 6.5
22 The Game: Season 1 Oct 8, 2006 Writer 8.2
31 Hot Properties: Season 1 Oct 7, 2005 Writer 8.1
79 Desperate Housewives: Season 1 Oct 3, 2004 Writer 8.9
tbd Becker: Season 4 Oct 1, 2001 Writer tbd
tbd Becker: Season 3 Oct 9, 2000 Writer tbd
tbd Becker: Season 2 Sep 20, 1999 Writer tbd
tbd Frasier: Season 4 Sep 17, 1996 Writer 8.7
tbd Frasier: Season 3 Sep 19, 1995 Writer 8.2
tbd Frasier: Season 2 Sep 20, 1994 Writer 8.6
80 Frasier: Season 1 Sep 16, 1993 Writer 8.6
tbd Kate & Allie: Season 6 Dec 11, 1988 Writer / Producer tbd
tbd Kate & Allie: Season 5 Sep 14, 1987 Writer tbd
tbd Kate & Allie: Season 4 Sep 22, 1986 Writer tbd
tbd Kate & Allie: Season 3 Sep 30, 1985 Writer tbd