Lori Openden is a veteran Casting Director, having started in casting with the sitcom, Barney Miller. Her casting credits also include, the (original) Betty White Show, Rhoda, The White Shadow, Hill Street Blues, Cheers, and 8 Simple Rules.  This list doesn’t include her time as the Network Casting Head at NBC during its, “Must See TV” heyday which included shows like Friends, ER, and Seinfeld not to mention the zillions of Movies of the Week, and other Prime time shows she worked on.  She is now the Executive Vice President of Casting at the CW Network.