Michael Kozoll is an American screenwriter.[1] He is perhaps best known for creating the police procedural television series Hill Street Blues along with Steven Bochco.[2] Kozoll wrote for television programs including Delvecchio, Quincy, M.E., McCloud, Richie Brockelman, Private Eye and Kolchak: The Night Stalker. He won two Primetime Emmy Awards, and was nominated for two more, in the category Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for his work on Hill Street Blues.[3] In 1981 he won an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series, along with Bochco and Gregory Hoblit.[4]

Selected filmography


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  2. ^ Manly, Lorne (May 1, 2014). "Being Careful Out There? Hardly". The New York Times. Retrieved June 10, 2022.
  3. ^ "Michael Kozoll". Television Academy. Retrieved June 10, 2022.
  4. ^ "Outstanding Drama Series Nominees / Winners 1981". Television Academy. Retrieved June 10, 2022.