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PASSINGS: Alan Kirschenbaum (L.A. Times)

Alan Kirschenbaum, a TV producer and comedy writer who worked on shows including ‘Raising Hope,’ ‘My Name is Earl’ and ‘Yes, Dear,’ dies at 51.

Alan Kirschenbaum, 51, a television producer and comedy writer who worked on such shows as“Raising Hope,”“My Name is Earl” and “Yes, Dear,” which he co-created, was found dead Friday at his Burbank home.

Early reports indicate he may have committed suicide, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. No other details were released. An autopsy is pending. read article