James Kramer

Culture

How to make an American sitcom work in Russia

James Kramer has spent more than a decade adapting television shows for audiences around the world. He lived in Russia for six years and helped adapt shows like "Ugly Betty" and "The Nanny" for Russian audiences, but some things just won't translate.

Culture

How to make an American sitcom work in Russia

James Kramer has spent more than a decade adapting television shows for audiences around the world. He lived in Russia for six years and helped adapt shows like "Ugly Betty" and "The Nanny" for Russian audiences, but some things just won't translate.