TV show creators worth knowing about, part 5

This list continues from part 4.

Jay Beattie & Dan Dworkin

This writing team co-created the shows Matador and Scream: The TV Series. They previously wrote episodes of shows like Revenge and Criminal Minds as well as the 2003 Dragnet.

  • Great TV show
    • The Crossing

Michael Dinner

Dinner has been a director on many TV shows, including The Wonder Years. He’s also been an executive producer of many TV shows, including Chicago Hope and Justified. He brought Philip K. Dick’s stories to the small screen along with Michael D. Moore.

  • Great TV show
    • Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

Eric Kripke

Kripke co-created Timeless with Shawn Ryan. He also created Supernatural, Revolution, and The Boys. He wrote the screenplay for a few movies, including The House with a Clock in Its Walls.

  • Great TV show
    • Timeless
  • Good TV show
    • Revolution

Shawn Ryan

Ryan co-created Timeless with Eric Kripke. He also created S.W.A.T., Last Resort, and The Shield. He wrote several episodes of Angel and Nash Bridges.

  • Great TV show
    • Timeless

Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless

This writing team created the Lost in Space reboot. They also wrote such movies as Dracula Untold, The Last Witch Hunter, and Gods of Egypt.

  • Great TV show
    • Lost in Space

Michael Schur

Schur created the hilarious show Parks and Recreation as well as Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and he previously wrote several episodes of The Office. His first foray into fantasy is possibly the funniest show ever.

  • Masterpiece
    • The Good Place

The Wachowskis

Lana and Lilly Wachowski are known for brilliant movies such as The Matrix and Cloud Atlas as well as duds such as The Matrix Revolutions and Jupiter Ascending. Their first foray into TV was an astonishing show they created with J. Michael Straczynski.

  • Masterpiece
    • Sense8

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