Michael Jamin

  • Screenwriter

    May 14, 1976


    New York, United States


    47 Years Old



    Other Information

    Occupation Television writer, Producer, and Showrunner
    Nationality American
    Citizenship American


    Michael Jamin is an American television writer, producer, and showrunner. He is originally from New York and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English literature in 1992 before starting his screenwriting career. He’s known for his work on numerous popular TV shows, including King of the Hill, Beavis & Butthead, Just Shoot Me, Wilfred, Maron, Rules of Engagement, Out of Practice, Brickleberry, Tacoma FD, and Glenn Martin DDS.

    Michael Jamin has worked in the Hollywood film industry since 1996 and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

    Writer & Producer Credits

    • 1995: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (ABC)
    • 1996 – 2000: Just Shoot Me (NBC) – Co-Producer, Story Editor, and Executive Story Editor
    • 2000 – 2005: King of the Hill (Fox) – Co-Executive Producer, Producer, and Supervising Producer.
    • 2006: Out of Practice (CBS) – Co-Executive Producer
    • 2007: Rules of Engagement (CBS) – Co-Executive Producer
    • 2008 – 2011: Glenn Martin, DDS (Nick at Night) – Executive Producer
    • 2010: Beavis & Butthead (MTV) – Writer
    • 2011: Wilfred (FX) – Co-Executive Producer
    • 2012: Brickleberry (Comedy Central) – Co-Executive Producer
    • 2012 – 2016: Maron (IFC) – Executive Producer
    • 2014: Mystery Girls (ABC Family) – Co-Executive Producer
    • 2015: Gigi Does It (IFC) – Consulting Producer
    • 2017: Lopez (TVLand) – Co-Executive Producer
    • 2017: Rhett & Link’s Buddy System (YouTube Red) – Executive Producer
    • 2018 – Present: Tacoma FD (TruTV) – Consulting Producer and Co-Executive Producer

    Acting Credits

    2007: King of the Hill (voice actor for the character Carolyn)

    2009: Glenn Martin DDS (voice actor)


    Michael Jamin was an Emmy Awards nominee in 2002 for his work as a producer on King of the Hill featured on Fox Television.

    Social Media

    Michael Jamin is very active on social media with tens of thousands of followers/subscribers across Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. His content provides insights on working in Hollywood and several of his videos have gone viral.

    Other Writings & Career Pursuits

    A Paper Orchestra

    A Paper Orchestra is a one-man show based on Jamin’s forthcoming collection of personal essays. The premiere saw sold-out audiences that led to a national tour. It was written by Michael Jamin and directed by Cynthia Jamin.

    Podcast Host: Screenwriters Need to Hear This

    In his podcast, Screenwriters Need to Hear This, Michael Jamin shares his insights from working in Hollywood for nearly three decades. He answers commonly asked questions and offers tips for aspiring screenwriters. He often features guests on his podcast, such as actors, screenwriters, and others working in the film industry. His podcast can be found on most podcast platforms and can be watched on his YouTube channel as well.


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