Adjunct Assistant Professor
John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television
Chris Marcil has written for some of the most notable TV comedies of the past three decades, including Beavis and Butt-head, NewsRadio, Frasier, How I Met Your Mother, and What We Do In The Shadows. "Collaboration," an episode of WWDITS written with his longtime writing partner Sam Johnson, was a comedy writing nominee at the 2020 Emmys. He was co-showrunner of TV Land's Hot In Cleveland and co-wrote the pilot to the animated show Daria. He has had his heart broken during the development process at every major network, plus Adult Swim.
Chris was a senior editor at National Lampoon, and has contributed humor pieces to McSweeney's, The New Yorker, and the New York Times Op-Ed page.