T. Sean Shannon

TV Writer


Who is T. Sean Shannon?

T. Sean Shannon is a comedy writer originally from Houston, Texas.

As a writer for Saturday Night Live he won an Emmy Award in 2002 and a WGA Award in 2001. He is the writer and creator of the sketch Bear City, which deals with a city completely inhabited by anthropomorphic bears due to a meteor crash. In July 2008, Shannon revealed that he has written a Bear City movie, which he was hoping to shoot in Fall 2008.

He was also the subject of controversy and political unrest at SNL, thanks to a joke he told in The Aristocrats, Penn Jillette mentions this incident in the commentary for the film, but does not mention the show, instead stating that T. Sean works for a popular network comedy show.

He directed and co-wrote the feature film Harold that was released in July 2008.

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on July 23, 2013


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