Episodes Directed by Super Famous People

Fred Savage

Fred Savage

After much success as a child actor, Fred Savage took his talents to the other side of the camera. He has directed several hilarious episodes of 2 Broke Girls. 

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Watch 2 Broke Girls on CBS.
Marc Webb

Marc Webb

Marc Webb is a skilled film director who is lending his talents to CBS's Limitless.

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Watch Limitless on CBS. 
Justin Lin

Justin Lin

No stranger to coordinating scenes involving fast cars and major stunts, Justin Lin directed the pilot episode of Scorpion

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Watch Scorpion on CBS.
Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu

The world learned that Lucy Liu's talents exist on both sides of the camera when she directed season two's "Paint It Black" and season three's "The Female of the Species." 

Watch Elementary on CBS.
Chris O'Donnell

Chris O'Donnell

There's a familiar face! Chris O'Donnell is not only a main cast member of NCIS: Los Angeles, but also a directer of two episodes: "SEAL Hunter" in season six and "Wanted" (pictured here) in season four. 

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS.
Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz

The Madam Secretary set welcomed another top-notch director when Eric Stoltz commissioned "The Whisper of the Ax." 

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Watch Madam Secretary on CBS.
Jon Turtletaub

Jon Turtletaub

Jon Turtletaub directed many of your favorite films from the '90s. Now he's directing episodes of the upcoming fall show Rush Hour

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Watch Rush Hour on CBS. 
 
Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

She acts, she sings, she dances, and she even directs! Melissa McCarthy has helmed two episodes of Mike & Mollyincluding the super-special 100th. 

Watch Mike & Molly on CBS.
Michael Cuesta

Michael Cuesta

Famed director Michael Cuesta's diverse portfolio includes the Blue Bloods pilot episode. 

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Watch Blue Bloods on CBS.
Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler

We have Matthew Gray Gubler to thank for a number of Criminal Minds episodes, and not just because he's so wonderful as Dr. Spencer Reid. MGG has directed a total of eight episodes of Criminal Minds.

Watch Criminal Minds on CBS.
Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim

The Hawaii Five-0 star checked out the view from behind the camera when he directed season five's "Stakeout."

Watch Hawaii Five-0 on CBS.
Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg is an actor, singer and producer as well as a director. In season four of Blue Bloods, he directed "Manhattan Queens." 

Watch Blue Bloods on CBS.
Joe Mantegna

Joe Mantegna

Matthew Gray Gubler isn't the only Criminal Minds cast member to direct an episode. Joe Mantegna has directed two: "The Road Home" in season nine and "Anonymous" in season 10. 

Watch Criminal Minds on CBS.
 
Michael Weatherly

Michael Weatherly

NCIS star Michael Weatherly has directed two episodes on the show that made him a household name: "One Last Score" in season eight and "Seek" in season 10.

Watch NCIS on CBS.
Rocky Carroll

Rocky Carroll

Rocky Carroll took his NCIS involvement to the next level when he directed "We Build, We Fight" in season 12. 

Watch NCIS on CBS.

 
Thomas Gibson

Thomas Gibson

Not to be outdone by his co-stars Matthew Gray Gubler and Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson directed four episodes of Criminal Minds. His directorial debut for the show was "All That Remains" in season eight (pictured above). 

Watch Criminal Minds on CBS.