Gay Linvill

TV Instructor

Professional Experience:

  • The Big Bang Theory – Director/Associate Director
  • Mom – Associate Director/Audience Switcher
  • Men At Work – Associate Director
  • See Dad Run – Associate Director
  • DirecTV Movie Showcase – Supervising Producer/Director
  • Sunset Beach – Supervising Producer/Director
  • Extra – Producer
  • Front Page – Producer/Director
  • Generations – Producer/Director/Associate Producer
  • Summer Olympic Games – Seoul, Korea – Associate Director
  • Days of Our Lives – Director/Associate Director
  • Jessie – Audience Switcher
  • Accidentally on Purpose – Audience Switcher
  • King of Queens – Audience Switcher
  • Murphy Brown – Audience Switcher

Education & Background:

  • Master of Arts – Washington State University
  • Bachelor of Science – Kansas State University

Gay Linvill is a Producer and Director with more than thirty years of experience in Multi-Camera Television Production. She worked over 850 episodes at Days of Our Lives, her first TV production job, rising from PA to Director. Her jobs since then have included producing and directing two other soaps, a talk show, and a news magazine. Gay has most recently worked in sitcoms, and is currently the Associate Director and sometime Director for The Big Bang Theory and Mom. She serves on the Academic Council for Columbia College Hollywood.

Courses Taught:

  • TV Directing and Producing 1 (V103)


  • Los Angeles Area Emmy Award – Pioneer Women (Producer/Director)
  • 4 Emmy Nominations – Days of Our Lives (Associate Director/Director)