Karen Hall

Biography: Karen Hall grew up in south-central Virginia and attended the College of William and Mary, where she majored in English and minored in Religion and spent most of her time in the Department of Theatre and Speech. She studied playwriting under her mentor, Dr.Louis E. Catron, and several of her one act plays were produced by Premiere Theatre. In 1979 she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in television. Since then she has written for and produced many of the most acclaimed television shows of the 1980s and 1990s, and received Emmy nominations for her work on M*A*S*H, Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting and The Women of Brewster Place. She has also written for Northern Exposure and I'll Fly Away and is currently working as Executive Producer of Judging Amy. In 1996 Random House published her novel Dark Debts, which was a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. She is a member of the faculty of the Act One Screenwriting Program. She is a member of the HumanitasKaren Hall grew up in south-central Virginia and attended the College of William and Mary, where she majored in English and minored in Religion and spent most of her time in the Department of Theatre and Speech. She studied playwriting under her mentor, Dr.Louis E. Catron, and several of her one act plays were produced by Premiere Theatre. In 1979 she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in television. Since then she has written for and produced many of the most acclaimed television shows of the 1980s and 1990s, and received Emmy nominations for her work on M*A*S*H, Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting and The Women of Brewster Place. She has also written for Northern Exposure and I'll Fly Away and is currently working as Executive Producer of Judging Amy. In 1996 Random House published her novel Dark Debts, which was a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. She is a member of the faculty of the Act One Screenwriting Program. She is a member of the Humanitas Foundation
Board of Trustees.
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Karen Hall's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 80 Northern Exposure: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 39 E-Ring: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
6 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
64 The Glades: Season 1 Jul 11, 2010 Writer 7.2
75 The Good Wife: Season 1 Sep 22, 2009 Writer 8.7
48 Jericho: Season 1 Sep 20, 2006 Writer 8.6
39 E-Ring: Season 1 Sep 21, 2005 Writer 9.0
tbd Third Watch: Season 6 Sep 17, 2004 Writer 9.0
tbd Judging Amy: Season 5 Sep 23, 2003 Writer 10
tbd Judging Amy: Season 4 Oct 1, 2002 Writer 10
tbd Judging Amy: Season 3 Sep 25, 2001 Writer 10
tbd Judging Amy: Season 2 Oct 10, 2000 Writer 10
tbd Judging Amy: Season 1 Sep 19, 1999 Writer 9.0
tbd Cupid (1998): Season 1 Sep 26, 1998 Writer tbd
tbd I'll Fly Away: Season 2 Sep 25, 1992 Writer tbd
72 I'll Fly Away: Season 1 Oct 7, 1991 Writer tbd
80 Northern Exposure: Season 1 Jul 12, 1990 Writer 7.5
tbd Moonlighting: Season 4 Sep 29, 1987 Writer tbd
tbd Moonlighting: Season 3 Sep 23, 1986 Writer tbd
tbd Hill Street Blues: Season 4 Oct 13, 1983 Writer tbd
tbd M*A*S*H: Season 11 Oct 25, 1982 Writer / Director tbd
tbd Hill Street Blues: Season 3 Sep 30, 1982 Writer tbd
tbd M*A*S*H: Season 10 Oct 26, 1981 Writer tbd
tbd M*A*S*H: Season 9 Nov 17, 1980 Writer tbd
tbd Eight is Enough: Season 1 Mar 15, 1977 Writer tbd