Stephen Falk

Writer / Director / Producer

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Stephen Falk is Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner/Director of the FXX series YOU'RE THE WORST, which has appeared on numerous Top 10 lists; the first two seasons received nominations for Best Comedy at the Critics’ Choice Awards. In 2016, the series earned a Television Critics Association Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. Season 5 just aired in 2019.


Currently, Falk is developing a handful of projects for various networks and studios. He served as Co-Executive Producer of Netflix’s ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, and Showtime’s WEEDS. In 2012, he created NEXT CALLER, a half-hour single-cam comedy starring Dane Cook, Jeffrey Tambor, and Collette Wolfe, which was picked up for NBC's 2012-2013 midseason schedule... and subsequently cancelled before airing. He is currently adapting the novel "The Rosie Project" for Tristar to be his feature film directorial debut.


Falk graduated from NYU with a BFA in Acting and started out writing plays -- later transitioning to feature films for such studios as FOX, Dimension, Universal, and then writing television pilots for Showtime, ABC, NBC, USA, and SyFy. 


He received a 2012 Writers Guild Awards nomination for Episodic Comedy for writing an episode of WEEDS called, "Object Impermanence” and a second in 2014 for his work on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK.


(Twitter: @stephenfalk for dumb jokes.)