from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Michael attended Penn State where he
majored in theater and minored in marketing. He then moved to Los
Angeles where he was a contract player on three different soap operas
before moving into producing.
As a producer, Michael has developed and sold numerous projects to
networks. Among them, a scripted show titled “Bogeyman” to NBC, a
reality show titled "Dirty Town" to A&E, a reality show called “The
Deprogrammer” to Tru TV, a game show called "The Wall" to CW, and
a kid’s show called “Raise Your Game” to Nickelodeon. Michael's
strengths lie in the ability to find unique concepts and bring them to
life. Some of the other shows he has developed include “NV”, a show
centering on five Napa Valley vineyards and “Dirty Laundry”, a game
show that takes place in Laundromats. Michael has also sold over ten
different reality shows to FOX Productions, Sony Studios, Pie Town
Productions, Fremantle, High Noon, and Electus.
As a freelance producer, some of Michael’s credits include Executive
Producer for GSN's "The Line”, Co-Executive Producer for
“Celebrity Apprentice”, "Stars Earn Stripes", “Killer Karaoke”, “Best
Time Ever”, “Battle of the Ex-Besties, “Geeks Who Drink” and "Scream If
You Know The Answer." In addition, he has worked as a Supervising
producer for NBC's "Minute To Win It" as well as Discovery's "One Man
Army". Other shows include "Big Brother" for CBS, "Great American Road
Trip" for NBC, "Chefs vs. City" for Food Network, and many
others. As a film producer, Michael produced the feature film “Born”
that was released by Lionsgate.
Michael also created and developed the board game "BubbleBrain" that
has won eight awards including Toy Of The Year. Most recently, he has
sold his second game “Life's a Pitch” that is now out and sold across
the United States.
Michael is repped by William Morris Endeavor.
was born and raised in Greenwood, South Carolina and spent many years
traveling and modeling in New York, Chicago and Japan before entering
the Entertainment Business in acting and then segueing into writing and
producing. After acting on 2 different Soap operas and various film and
T.V. spots, it was only natural that she would move into creating her
Paige’s love of travel has allowed her
rich and diverse studies to use in her work– Ohio State, Emory
University, University of South Carolina, UCLA, and one of her
favorites, Tel Aviv University studying Biblical Archaeology. Paige
also feels being raised Southern has given her a valuable treasure in
developing characters in acting and writing; the unique, rich quality
of the people, and often times quirkiness bleeds into her character’s
Paige now heads the scripted department at Lucky Butterfly Productions.
The company currently has eight projects in various stages of
development. Paige will be focused on the day-to-day activities of
developing new scripted materials in T.V. and film.