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Mike Reiss

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Mike Reiss

American television comedy writer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1959.

Countries: United States (67%), Greece (17%), Nebraska (17%)

Main connections: Connecticut, Fox Broadcasting Company, National Lampoon (magazine)

Linked to: Bristol Eastern High School, Fox Broadcasting Company, The Walt Disney Company, Comedy Central

 

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Mike Reiss was born in 1959 add something


1980

In the 1980s, the duo began collaborating on various television projects add something

 

Al Jean - Jean began his writing career in the 1980s with fellow Harvard alum Mike Reiss


1981

The humor magazine "National Lampoon" hired Jean and Reiss after they graduated in 1981 add something


1989

In 1989, Reiss was hired along with Jean as the first members of the original writing staff of the Fox network animated series "The Simpsons" add something


1994

In 1994, Reiss and Jean signed a three-year deal with The Walt Disney Company to produce other TV shows for ABC. The duo created and executive produced "Teen Angel", which was canceled in its first season in 1997 add something

 

It was first broadcast on ABC in January 1994 and was well received by critics, For the second season of "The Critic", Brooks cut a deal with the Fox network to have the series switch over add something


2000

A total of 23 episodes were produced, and it returned briefly in 2000 with a series of ten internet broadcast webisodes add something

 

Along with director Xeth Feinberg, in 2000 Reiss independently produced "Hard Drinkin' Lincoln", a series of 16 flash animation cartoons for Icebox.com add something


2002

In 2002, the series was picked up by Showtime, where it aired as a supporting feature to "Queer as Folk" add something


2009

The first live-action film he wrote was 2009's "My Life in Ruins", starring Nia Vardalos add something


2011

Reiss' first play, "I'm Connecticut" set box-office records at Connecticut Repertory Theatre in December 2011 add something


2012

It was named Best Play of 2012 by Broadway World Connecticut add something


2018

Co-authored by Mathew Klickstein, his memoirs, "Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons", will be published by Dey Street, an imprint of Harper Collins, in June 2018 add something