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Watch 'Sex and the City' and 'Raymond' Producers Dish on Their Hit Shows

The TV creators say one was on the cutting edge … and the other was on the blunt edge

Super producers Michael Patrick King (Sex and the City) and Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond) battled it out for comedy supremacy in the late '90s and early 2000s — but on opposite ends of the spectrum.

"We were the dull, blunt edge on this side, and he was the razor's edge," says Rosenthal of the family-friendly Raymond.

Adds King: "Phil's was all about comedy and family, and ours was about no family. It was the beginning of that big range, where you could see either on television."

The pair made their comments during a Hollywood Reporter photo shoot that gathered 24 legendary TV producers for one unforgettable class picture.

Click here to read the full rundown of the Aug. 6 photo shoot, and check out the finished product here. Below, King reveals how Raymond helped his mother laugh during his father's final days.