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.
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 Court TV and a gameshow called "The Wall" to CW. 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 Laundry Mats. Most recently,
Michael has optioned five different reality shows to FOX Productions,
Sony Studios, Pie Town Productions, Fremantle, High Noon, and Electus.
Michael is currently the Executive Producer for
GSN's "The Line" and has a first look deal with High Noon
Entertainment. Before that, he was the Co-Executive Producer for
Celebrity Apprentice and
"Stars Earn Stripes". His other credits include Co-Executive
Producer on "Killer
Karaoke" for Tru TV and as a Show Runner for a Travel Channel show
called, "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.
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
Michael is repped by UTA.
Paige 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 own projects.
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 souls.
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.