Stephen Falk | Creator, Showrunner, Writer, Director | YTW on FXX

You're the Worst


Stephen Falk

Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner/Writer/Director

Stephen Falk is the Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner of the FXX series You’re The Worst, which appeared on numerous Top 10 lists after each of its first two seasons; both seasons received nominations for Best Comedy at the Critics’ Choice Awards. In 2016, the series earned a Television Critics Association Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy and a TCA Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.

As part of an overall deal with FX, Falk is currently developing four comedies for the network. He served as Co-Executive Producer of Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, and Showtime’s Weeds. In 2012 he served as the Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner of Next Caller, a half-hour single-cam comedy starring Dane Cook, Jeffrey Tambor, and Collette Wolfe which was picked up for NBC's 2012-2013 midseason schedule... and subsequently cancelled before airing. He is currently adapting the Scott Hutchins novel A Working Theory Of Love as a feature film.

Falk graduated from NYU with a BFA in Acting and started out writing plays -- later transitioning to feature films for such studios as FOX, Dimension, Universal, and then writing television pilots for Showtime, ABC, NBC, USA, and SyFy.

He received a 2012 Writers Guild Awards nomination for Episodic Comedy for writing an episode of Weeds called, "Object Impermanence” and a second in 2014 for his work on Orange Is the New Black.

Falk used to recap reality shows for the formerly-great Television Without Pity, is co-producer and sometimes host of a popular monthly storytelling series at M Bar in Hollywood called “Public School,” and does a weekly webshow about movies with his group “The Film Pigs.”

Follow on Twitter @stephenfalk for dumb jokes.