Katy Garretson

Katy Garretson

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1963-05-15 · Gender: Female

3 Movies · 20 TV shows

Biography

Kathleen "Katy" Garretson (born May 15, 1963) is an American television director, producer and podcaster - she currently hosts the hit podcast MOJO GIRL MADNESS, available on all major podcasting platforms. As a director, Garretson is known for the sitcoms Frasier, 2 Broke Girls, Fuller House and the revealing season one finale of the Punky Brewster reboot in 2021, among many others, as well as producing Hallmark's Garage Sale Mystery movies. She received the Frank Capra Lifetime Achievement Award from the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in 2012 and has other nominations and awards for her work. Her credits can be found at katygarretson.com

Early Life

Kathleen (Katy) Garretson was born in Nuremberg, Germany, where her father, a Captain in the U.S. Air Force, was stationed. Her parents were John Thomas Garretson, of Tucson, Arizona, where he earned his business degree from the University of Arizona, and Elinor Van Haltern, from Dallas, Texas, and a graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU). Garretson is a graduate of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, earning degrees in both Journalism and Business Communications. At USC, Garretson was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority, and was an award-winning member of the USC Speech & Debate Team. She became interested in the film industry while working at her college job as a tour guide at Universal Studios.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 TV show
TV
Carol's Second Act

Carol's Second Act

2019
Carol Chambers is going to become a doctor after raising her two children and retiring from teaching.

2018.

1 TV show
TV
The Cool Kids

The Cool Kids

5.33
2018
Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they are blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who is ready to challenge their place.

2016.

1 TV show
TV
Fuller House

Fuller House

7
2016
D.J. She is a mother of three. She asked her sister and best friend for help.

2014.

1 Movie
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters

Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters

6.38
2014
She was pulled on the case as a key witness when her friend was murdered just hours after she auctioned off an abandoned storage unit full of unique items. She helps single out a disgruntled customer ...

2013.

1 Movie
Garage Sale Mystery

Garage Sale Mystery

6.73
2013
There is always a diamond in the rough when it comes to garage sales. Whether it's a new antique to sell at her shop, an Atari game for her son or a piece of furniture for her husband, she makes a car...

2011.

1 TV show
TV
2 Broke Girls

2 Broke Girls

6.45
2011
A comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their ...

2010.

1 TV show
TV
Shake It Up

Shake It Up

6
2010
Shake It Up is a sitcom on the Disney Channel. The first episode of the series was broadcasted. The show follows the adventures of CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue as they star as background dancers on a loc...

2008.

2 TV shows
TV
True Jackson, VP

True Jackson, VP

6
2008
The CEO of Mad Style hires a 15-year-old to be the vice president of its youth apparel division.
TV
Rita Rocks

Rita Rocks

2008
Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of Reba as...

2005.

5 TV shows
TV
Living With Fran

Living With Fran

2005
Living With Fran is an American sitcom that debuted on The WB in April 2005 that starred Fran Drescher. The show last aired on March 24, 2006.
TV
Freddie

Freddie

2005
Freddie Moreno had finally escaped from the raucous house of women with whom he grew up. Having achieved some success as head chef at a trendy Chicago restaurant, he's ready for love and everything el...
TV
Love, Inc.

Love, Inc.

2005
The energetic staff of LOVE, INC. takes pride in their success as full-service dating consultants. Leading the flourishing team is owner and founder of LOVE, INC., Clea. After her marriage of nine yea...
TV
The Bad Girl's Guide

The Bad Girl's Guide

2005
The Bad Girl's Guide is an American television program starring Jenny McCarthy, Marcelle Larice, Christina Moore, Stephanie Childers and Johnathan McClain. The series aired on UPN from May 24, 2005 to...
TV
Cuts

Cuts

2005
Cuts is an American sitcom that aired on the UPN network from February 14, 2005, to May 11, 2006, and is a spin-off of another UPN series, One on One. When the UPN and WB networks merged to form The C...

2003.

2 TV shows
TV
The Pitts

The Pitts

2003
Between March and April 2003 the show aired 7 half-hour episodes. A family has bad luck. It was a satire on American sitcoms with over-the-top sight gags.
TV
Wanda at Large

Wanda at Large

2003
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.

2002.

1 TV show
TV
George Lopez

George Lopez

4.5
2002
George Lopez is a comedian. The show was on ABC from March 27 to May 8.

2001.

2 TV shows
TV
Reba

Reba

4.6
2001
After her dentist husband leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.
TV
One on One

One on One

2001
A sportscaster becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the country and his teenage daughter moves in with him.

2000.

2 TV shows
TV
Titus

Titus

6
2000
It was a dark comedy that aired on Fox in 2000. The series was created by three people. The sitcom was based on Christopher's stand-up comedy act and his one-man show Norman Rockwell is Bleeding, whic...
TV
Girlfriends

Girlfriends

2000
Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on Feb...

1993.

1 TV show
TV
Frasier

Frasier

5.35
1993
After many years at the "Cheers" bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.

1991.

1 Movie
Baby of the Bride

Baby of the Bride

1991
Soon after returning from their honeymoon, John and Margaret Hix receive the surprise of their life - at 53, Margaret is pregnant! Against her husband's wishes, Margaret decides to keep the baby... bu...
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