TV: DAVID CHASE
From 1999 to 2007, the creator of The Sopranos not only ushered in a new golden age of television but also spun résumé gold. Those who worked inside the Chase writing room are now responsible for a network’s worth of dramas.
Mitchell Burgess and Robin Green
Wrote 22 episodes of The Sopranos.
Currently: Co-creators of Blue Bloods, a new CBS cop drama starring Tom Selleck.
Wrote 25 episodes of The Sopranos.
Currently: Creator of Boardwalk Empire, on HBO.
Todd A. Kessler
Wrote five episodes of The Sopranos.
Currently: Co-creator of FX’s Damages, now moving to DirecTV for its fourth season.
Wrote twelve episodes of The Sopranos.
Currently: Creator of AMC’s Mad Men, now in its fourth season.