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Music for Screens -- Third Quarter 2008

The following selective listing of music credits on scripted dramas and comedies in primetime is not meant to be comprehensive; shows without music personnel established by press time are not included.

BROADCAST NETS

ABC

COMEDY

According to Jim
Composers: James Belushi, Glen Clark

Desperate Housewives
Composers: Pieter Schlossers, Jonathan Flood
Theme: Danny Elfman
Music supervisor: David Sibley

Pushing Daisies
Composer: James Dooley

Samantha Who?
Composer: Jan Stevens

Scrubs
Composer: Jan Stevens

Ugly Betty
Composer: Jeff Beal
Music supervisor: John Bissell

DRAMA

Boston Legal
Composer: Danny Lux
Music supervisor: Kevin Edelman

Brothers & Sisters
Composer: Blake Neely
Music supervisor: Joe Guthrie

Dirty Sexy Money
Composer: Peter Nashel
Music supervisors: Bruce Gilbert, Frankie Pine

Eli Stone
Composer: Blake Neely
Music supervisor: Joe Guthrie

Grey’s Anatomy
Composer: Danny Lux
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

Life on Mars
Composer: Edmund Butt
Music supervisors: Budd Carr, Nora Felder

Lost
Composer: Michael Giacchino

Private Practice
Composer: Chad Fischer
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

CBS

COMEDY
How I Met Your Mother
Composer: John Swihart
Music supervisor: Andrew Gowan

Rules of Engagement
Producer: Brad Hamilton
Composer: David Schwartz

Two and Half Men
Composers: Dennis Brown, Grant Geissman

DRAMA
Cold Case
Composer: Michael Levine
Music supervisor: Jenee DeAngelis

Criminal Minds
Composers: Marc Fantini, Steffan Fantini, Scott Gordon, Mark Mancina
Music supervisor: Kevin Edelman

CSI
Theme: The Who
Composer: John M. Keane
Music supervisor: Jason Alexander

CSI: Miami
Theme: The Who
Composers: Kevin Kiner, Jeff Cardoni
Music supervisor: PJ Bloom

CSI: New York
Theme: The Who
Composer: Bill Brown
Music supervisor: Jason Alexander

The Eleventh Hour
Composer: Graeme Revell

The Ex List
Composer: Mateo Messina
Music supervisor: Frankie Pine

Flashpoint
Composers: Amin Bhatia, Ari Posner
Music supervisor: Chris Robinson

Ghost Whisperer
Composer: Mark Snow
Music supervisor: Lindsay Wolfington

The Mentalist
Composer: Bill Burgess

NCIS
Composer: Brian Kirk

Numbers
Composer: Charlie Clouser
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

Swingtown
Music supervisor: Gary Calamar

The Unit
Composer: Robert Duncan
Music supervisor: Ray Espinola Jr.

Without a Trace
Composer: Peter Manning Robinson
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

CW

COMEDY

Everybody Hates Chris
Composer: Marcus Miller
Music supervisor: Rudy Chung

The Game
Composer: Kurt Farquhar

Girlfriends
Composer: Kurt Farquhar

Reaper
Composer: David Schwartz
Music supervisor: Chris Tergesen

DRAMA

90210
Music supervisor: Nic Harcourt

Gossip Girl
Composer: Transcenders
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

One Tree Hill
Composer: John Nordstrom
Music supervisor: Lindsay Wolfington

Smallville
Composer: Mark Snow
Music supervisor: Madonna Wade-Reed

Supernatural
Composers: Jay Gruska, Christopher Lennertz
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

FOX

COMEDY

American Dad
Composers: Ron Jones, Walter Murphy

Family Guy
Composers: Walter Murphy, Ron Jones

King of the Hill
Composers: John O’Connor, Roger Neill, Greg Edmonson, John Frizzell

The Simpsons
Theme: Danny Elfman
Composer: Alf Clausen

Til Death
Composers: Bruce Miller, Jason Miller

DRAMA

24
Composer: Sean Callery

Bones
Theme: The Crystal Method
Composer: Peter Himmelman
Music supervisor: Billy Gottlieb

Fringe
Composer: Michael Giacchino

House
Composers: Jason Derlatka, Jon Ehrlich
Music supervisors: Lynn Grossman, Gary Calamar

Prison Break
Composer: Ramin Djawadi
Music supervisor: Michelle Kuznetsky

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Composer: Bear McCreary

NBC

COMEDY

30 Rock
Composer: Jeff Richmond

Chuck
Composer: Tim Jones
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

My Name Is Earl
Composers: Danny Lux, Mark Leggett
Music supervisor: Kevin Edelman

The Office
Composer: Jay Ferguson

DRAMA

ER
Theme: James Newton Howard
Composer: Martin Davich
Music supervisor: Ann Kline

Fear Itself
Composer: Jeff Rona

Friday Night Lights
Composer: W.G. Snuffy Walden
Music supervisor: Liza Richardson

Heroes
Composers: Lisa Coleman, Wendy Melvoin
Music supervisor: Alicen Catron Schneider

Law & Order
Composer: Mike Post

Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Composer: Mike Post

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Composer: Mike Post

Life
Composers: Jason Derlatka, Jon Ehrlich
Music supervisor: Liza Richardson

Lipstick Jungle
Composer: W.G. Snuffy Walden
Music supervisor: Alicen Catron Schneider

Medium
Composer: Sean Callery
My Own Worst Enemy
Music supervisor: Kerri Drootin

CABLE NETS

A&E

The Cleaner
Composer: David Lawrence

AMC

Breaking Bad
Composer: Dave Porter
Music supervisor: Thomas Golubic

Mad Men
Composer: David Carbonara
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

BBC AMERICA

COMEDY
Gavin & Stacey
Composer: Vanessa Breen

DRAMA

Britz
Composer: Stanislas Syrewicz

Primeval
Composer: Dominik Scherrer

Robin Hood
Composer: Andy Price

COMEDY CENTRAL

South Park
Composers: Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap

FX

COMEDY

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Music supervisor: Ray Espinolla Jr.

DRAMA

Damages
Composer: James Levine
Music supervisor: Mark Wike

Nip/Tuck
Composer: James Levine
Music supervisor: P.J. Bloom

Rescue Me
Composer: Christopher Tyng
Music supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

The Riches
Composer: Toby Chu
Music supervisor: Mark Wike

The Shield
Composer: Vivian Romero
Music supervisor: Evyen Klean

Sons of Anarchy
Composer: Bob Thiele
Music supervisor: Michelle Kuznetsky

HBO

COMEDY

Curb Your Enthusiasm
Composer: Wendall
Yuponce
Music supervisor: Steven Rasch

Entourage
Music supervisors: Jason Alexander, Kier Lehman

Flight of the Conchords
Composers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie

Little Britain USA
Composer: David Arnold

DRAMA

Big Love
Composer: David Byrne
Music supervisor: Deva Anderson

Generation Kill
Music supervisor: P.J. Bloom

In Treatment
Composer: Richard Marvin

True Blood
Composer: Nathan Barr
Music supervisor: Gary Calamar

LIFETIME

Army Wives
Composers: Marc Fantini, Steffan Fantini

SCI FI

Eureka
Composer: Bear McCreary
Music supervisor: Alicen Catron Schneider

Sanctuary
Composer: Ian Browne

Stargate: Atlantis
Composer: Joel Goldsmith

SHOWTIME

COMEDY

Californication
Composers: Tree Adams, Tyler Bates
Music supervisor: Budd Carr

Secret Diary of a Call Girl
Composer: Mat Davidson

Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union
Composer: Richard Gibbs

Weeds
Composers: Brandon Jay, Gwendolyn Sanford
Music supervisor: Gary Calamar

DRAMA

Brotherhood
Composers: Gary Meister, Jeff Rona
Music supervisor: Kathryn Dayak

Dexter
Composer: Daniel Licht
Music supervisor: Gary Calamar

The L Word
Composer: Elizabeth Ziff
Music supervisor: Natasha Duprey

The Tudors
Composer: Trevor Morris

TBS

My Boys
Composer: Ed Alton

Ten Items or Less
Composer: Steven Argila

Tyler Perry’s House of Payne
Composer & music supervisor: Jonathan Gosier

The Bill Engvall Show
Composer: Jonathan Flood

TNT

The Closer
Composer: James Levine
Music supervisor: Jason Eldredge

Raising the Bar
Composer: Alec Puro

Saving Grace
Composer: Erik Schrody
Music supervisor: Chris Tergesen

USA

COMEDY

Monk
Theme: Randy Newman
Composer: Jeff Beal

DRAMA

n Notice
Composer: John Dickson
Music supervisor: Robin Urdang

In Plain Sight
Composer: W.G. Snuffy Walden
Music supervisor: Oliver Hild

Psych
Composers: Adam Cohen, John Robert Wood
Music supervisor: Kerri Drootin

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