Bruce Helford
Bruce Helford is an American television writer and producer.

Helford was the co-creator of The Drew Carey Show
The Drew Carey Show
The Drew Carey Show is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from 1995 to 2004. The show was set in Cleveland, Ohio, and revolved around the retail office and home life of "everyman" Drew Carey, a fictionalized version of the actor....

. He served as executive producer
Executive producer
An executive producer is a producer who is not involved in any technical aspects of the film making or music process, but who is still responsible for the overall production...

 of the series for its entire run, from 1995 to 2004. Helford also served as executive producer and writer
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 for Roseanne
Roseanne (TV series)
Roseanne is an American sitcom broadcast on ABC from October 18, 1988 to May 20, 1997. Starring Roseanne Barr, the show revolved around the Conners, an Illinois working class family...

during season five of that series (1992–1993). He also created or co-created the series The Norm Show
The Norm Show
The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.-Synopsis:...

, Wanda at Large
Wanda at Large
Wanda at Large is an American sitcom that ran for two seasons on the Fox network in 2003. The series was created by and stars comedian Wanda Sykes.-Synopsis:...

, Freddie, George Lopez
George Lopez (TV series)
"The George Lopez Show" redirects here. For the late-night program hosted by the same comedian, see Lopez Tonight.George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez...

, Nikki
Nikki (TV series)
Nikki is an American sitcom that aired on The WB from 2000 to 2002. Nikki was a starring vehicle for Nikki Cox, who had previously starred in another WB sitcom, Unhappily Ever After, which ran for five seasons...

, and Bless This House
Bless This House (US TV series)
Bless This House was an American CBS sitcom which starred Andrew Dice Clay and Cathy Moriarty.-Cast:* Andrew Dice Clay as Burt Clayton* Cathy Moriarty as Alice Clayton* Raegan Kotz as Danny Clayton* Sam Gifaldi as Sean Clayton* Molly Price as Phyllis...


For a period during the 1980s, Helford was the "Bits and Pieces" editor at Hustler
Hustler is a monthly pornographic magazine aimed at men and published in the United States. It was first published in 1974 by Larry Flynt. It was a step forward from the Hustler Newsletter which was cheap advertising for his strip club businesses at the time. The magazine grew from a shaky start to...


Beginning in 1995, Helford launched a vanity company, Mohawk Productions
Mohawk Productions
Mohawk Productions is a television production company affiliated with television producer Bruce Helford. Its productions include The Drew Carey Show, The Norm Show, George Lopez, and The Oblongs....

, to produce shows created or executive produced by him. Mohawk is affiliated with Warner Bros. Television
Warner Bros. Television
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