Daniel Cerone

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Daniel Cerone
Occupation Writer and producer

Daniel Cerone is a television writer and executive producer. His credits include Dexter, where he served as co-showrunner,[1] along with The Blacklist, The Mentalist, Dirty Sexy Money and Charmed. He was the co-creator of Constantine, the short-lived adaptation of the DC comics Vertigo series Hellblazer, which developed a cult following. He also created and executive produced Clubhouse, the critically acclaimed CBS baseball drama, as well as the ABC police procedural Motive.[2]


Cerone joined the writing staff of Dexter as a writer and co-executive producer for the first season in 2006. Cerone was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Dramatic Series at the February 2008 ceremony for his work on the first season of Dexter.[3][4][5] Based on his creative leadership, Cerone was promoted to executive producer and co-showrunner for the second season, which won a distinguished Peabody Award. He was also nominated for a second WGA Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series for his work on the second season of Dexter.[6]


  • Solving Charlie: Low-level detective discovers he has a brilliant 11-year-old brother who loves solving puzzles.
  • Constantine: Co-creator of the NBC adaptation of the Vertigo comic book series Hellblazer. Worked together with David S. Goyer. Co writer of the Pilot episode and writer of Episode 6: Rage of Caliban


  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20160603232435/http://www.wewantinsanity.com/am2/publish/Peter_Dawson/When_Good_Shows_Goes_Bad_Dexter_printer.shtml. Archived from the original on 2016-06-03.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Daniel Cerone". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-07-31. 
  3. ^ "2008 Writers Guild Awards Television & Radio Nominees Announced". WGA. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  4. ^ Perry, Byron (2007-12-12). "WGA announce TV, radio nominees". Variety. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  5. ^ "HBO tops WGA awards list with five noms". The Hollywood Reporter. 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  6. ^ "2009 Writers Guild Awards Television, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced". WGA. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2008-12-12.