February 3, 1963 |
Manhattan Beach, California, United States
|Occupation||Television producer, television writer|
Dan Staley is an American screenwriter and television producer.
Staley began his career in advertising, working as a copywriter at J. Walter Thompson and Deutsch Inc. in New York. He subsequently won the Clio and One Show Gold, the highest creative awards in the advertising industry.
His transition to television was equally successful. He worked on the final four seasons of the NBC sitcom Cheers. He wrote 14 episodes for the show and eventually became co-executive producer. After Cheers ended its run, Staley went on to create numerous pilots and several series including George and Leo, Love & Money and Men, Women & Dogs. In 2009, he wrote an episode of the British sitcom My Family. He was most recently executive producer and showrunner of hit Disney Channel show Good Luck Charlie, which ended its 100 episode run in July, 2013. Staley has been nominated for the Emmy five times, in 1992, 1993, 2012, 2013 and 2014. 
- By Stuart ElliottPublished: March 01, 1996 (1996-03-01). "THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Advertising;A copywriter-turned-producer is bringing the lighter side of Madison Ave. to the tube. - New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
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- "Paramount's Comedy 'The Cube' From Former 'Cheers' Producers Dan Staley And Rob Long Receives Series Order From Cbs - Free Online Library". Thefreelibrary.com. 1995-09-28. Retrieved 2012-12-11.