Ali Adler
Ali Adler
Gender: Female
Age: 48
Born: May 30, 1967
Title: Screenwriter
Television producer
Years Active: 1991 - present

Allison (Ali) Beth Adler, born May 30, 1967, is a former writer and co-executive producer on Glee, co-creator of The New Normal, executive producer, co-developer and writer on Supergirl and an author.

Personal life

She was in a ten year relationship with Sara Gilbert before they split in 2011.[1] Their son, Levi (b. October 2004), was carried by Adler, and their daughter, Sawyer (b. August 2007), was carried by Gilbert.[2][3] They have joint custody.[1]

Adler is engaged to Liz Brixius, a creator of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie.[4]


She joined the writing staff of Glee along with five other writers after the second season. The other five writers are Marti Noxon, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Hitchcock, Matthew Hodgson and Ross Maxwell.[5] She left after the end of the third season to focus on her work on Ryan Murphy's new NBC series The New Normal, although The New Normal was cancelled after one season. She also was an executive producer in many other shows.

She is the executive producer, co-developer and writer of the upcoming Supergirl - which stars Glee actress Melissa Benoist.

Her book How To F--k a Woman was released in May 2015.


Year Title Role Notes
1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 Herself Writer ("Pass, Not Pass," "Down and Out of District in Beverly Hills," "U4EA")
Inside Out Herself Writer: segment "Doubletalk" and video
1992 Inside Out IV Herself Writer: segment "Natalie Would" and video
1995 Sirens Herself Writer ("Color Blind")
1996 Flipper Herself Writer: ("Missile Crisis" and "Menace to Seaciety")
1997 Veronica's Closet Herself Co-Producer
1999- It's Like, You Know... Herself Executive Story Editor: 1999 - 2001 (12 episodes)
2001 Just Shoot Me! Herself 2001 - 2002: Supervising Producer (16 episodes)
Family Guy Herself 2001 - 2002: Producer (13 episodes)
2002 Still Standing Herself 2002 - 2003: Supervising Producer (9 episodes)
Still Standing Herself 2002 - 2003: Writer ("Still Reading," Still Spending," and "Still Excelling")
Just Shoot Me! Herself Writer ("Liotta? Liotta!" and "A Beautiful Mind")
Family Guy Herself Writer: ("Brian Wallows and Peter's Swallows")
2004 Life As We Know It Herself 2004 - 2005: Co-Executive Producer (4 episodes) and Writer (1 episode)
2005 Commander in Chief Herself Writer (1 episode) and Co-Executive Producer (5 episodes)
2006 Women of a Certain Age Herself Executive Producer, Writer, and TV movie
Emily's Reasons Why Not Herself 2006 - 2008: Executive Producer (2 episodes) and 2008: Co-Executive Producer (3 episodes)
2007 Chuck Herself 2007 - 2009: Co-Executive Producer (34 episodes), 2007 - 2010: Writer (10 episodes), and 2010: Executive Producer (19 episodes)
2008 Chuck: Morgan's Vlog Herself Executive Producer
2010 No Ordinary Family Herself 2010 - 2011: Co-Executive Producer (16 episodes) and Writer (6 episodes)
2011 Glee Herself 2011 - 2012: Co-Executive Producer (22 episodes) and Writer (3 episodes)
2012 The New Normal Herself 2013 - 2013: Executive Producer and Writer (22 episodes)
2015 Supergirl Herself Executive Producer and Writer

Episodes written

Season 3


  • She said in her Twitter that she loves Brittana.


External links


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