Michael Patrick King

Creator, Executive Producer, Writer

Michael Patrick King

Michael Patrick King has received a number of accolades for his work as a writer, director and executive producer. His work on HBO’s ‘Sex and the City’ has been honored by the Writer's Guild, The Director's Guild, The Producer's Guild, The Television Academy and The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, resulting in three Golden Globe Awards for Best Comedy Series and two Emmy Awards, one for Best Comedy Series and one for Best Director.

King recently began production on season four of the hit CBS series ‘2 Broke Girls,’ which stars Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings. He serves as a writer and executive producer on the show alongside his co-creator, comedian Whitney Cummings. The show has been nominated for four Emmy Awards and has won one for Outstanding Art Direction in a Multi-Camera Comedy Series. The show returns to CBS on Oct. 27.

In 2005 King created ‘The Comeback’ with Lisa Kudrow, who stars in the series. King served as executive producer, writer and director and received an Emmy nomination for his directing work on the show.

King’s film credits include ‘Sex and the City’ and its sequel ‘Sex and the City 2,’ which he wrote, produced and directed. Both films have collectively grossed more than $700 million worldwide.

King began his television career working in network television, cutting his teeth as a writer and producer on such classic shows as ‘Will & Grace’ and ‘Murphy Brown,’ for which he received his first Emmy nomination.

Before his transition to Hollywood, King spent many years in New York City developing his skills in the theater as a playwright and in the comedy clubs as a standup comedian. In 2007 he combined these talents by writing and directing the hit off-off-Broadway revue ‘At Least It’s Pink.’