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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.

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.”


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