- Dallas – Creator/Writer
- Knot’s Landing – Creator/Writer/Executive Producer/Director
- Married: The First Year – Creator/Producer/Writer
- Secrets of Midland Heights – Creator/Executive Producer
- Loving Friends and Perfect Couples – Creator/ Executive Producer
- A Perfect Match – Executive Producer
- Berrenger’s – Executive Producer
- Lace – Executive Producer
- Behind the Scenes – Creator/Executive Producer
- Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman – Executive Producer
- Moloney – Executive Producer
- Four Corners – Producer
- Guns of Paradise – Creator/Writer/Executive Producer
- Family – Writer
- The Blue Knight - Writer
Education & Background:
- Bachelor of Fine Arts – Maryland Institute College of Art
David Jacobs is an entertainment legend who created Dallas and Knots Landing, two of the longest-running dramatic series in TV history. He was executive producer (showrunner) for Knots Landing, Guns of Paradise, and several other series. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jacobs worked as a writer and editor in New York. He has published articles and short stories in Cosmopolitan and The New York Times Magazine.
- TV Land Anniversary Award – Knots Landing
- 2 Emmy Award Nominations – Homefront
- Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award – Guns of Paradise
- Writers Guild of America (WGA)
- Directors Guild of America (DGA)
- Saarinen’s CBS Skyscraper, Holiday Magazine, June, 1966.
- The Rudolph Style: Unpredictable; Profile of Architect Paul Rudolph, The New York Times Magazine, March 26, 1967.
- An Expo Named Buckminster Fuller, The New York Times Magazine, April, 1967
- What It’s Like to Live in an Experiment; Article on Habitat ‘67 in Montreal; The New York Times Magazine, June 4, 1967.
- Habitat ‘67, Horizon Magazine, Winter, 1967.
- The Great Dwelling Machines, INTERPLAY, A Magazine of European-American Affairs, August-September, 1967.
- Running in Place: Baltimore, INTERPLAY, A Magazine of European-American Affairs, November, 1967.
- Is There a Future for Architecture? AMERIKA, The Magazine of the United States Information Agency, Summer, 1970.
- Gordon Bunshaft: The Establishment’s Architect-Plus, The New York Times Magazine, July 23, 1972.
- A Long View of Long Island: The Impact of Planning on a City of Suburbs; The New York Times Magazine, February 14, 1974.
- Edie, REDBOOK, November, 1975.
- Cycling, OBSCURITY, Winter, 1975-76.
- The Ingenue, COSMOPOLITAN, May, 1976.
- Orphans of the Storm, COSMOPOLITAN, March, 1977.
- Master Painters of the Renaissance - Viking Press, New York, 1965.
- Master Builders of the Middle Ages - Horizon Caravel Book, American Heritage Publishing Co. & Harper & Row, New York, 1967.
- Beethoven - Horizon Caravel Book, American Heritage Publishing Co. & Harper & Row, New York, 1968.
- Constantinople, City on the Golden Horn, Horizon Caravel Book, American Heritage Publishing Co. and Harper & Row, New York, 1969.
- Bridges, Tunnels & Canals, The Smithsonian Library, American Heritage Publishing Co, New York, 1970.
- Architecture - Newsweek World of Culture - Newsweek Books, New York, 1972.
- An American Conscience: Woodrow Wilson’s Search for World Peace - Harper & Row, New York, 1974.
- Police! A Precinct at Work (with Sara Ann Friedman) - Harcourt-Brace, New York, 1975.
- Disney’s America on Parade - Harry N. Abrams Publishing Co., New York, 1976.
- Chaplin, the Movies & Charlie - Harper & Row, New York, 1976.