Michael Rotenberg

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Michael Rotenberg, September 2017

Michael Rotenberg is a personal manager and television and film producer. He is a two time Emmy Award winner for animated series, King of the Hill in 1999 and The Chris Rock Show in 1997.


Michael Rotenberg, a multiple Emmy-Award winner, is currently executive producing the Emmy-nominated series, Silicon Valley (HBO),[1][2] It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia (FX),[2] Lopez (TV Land), as well as the upcoming series, Insecure (HBO),[3] Marlon (NBC), Man With a Plan (CBS) and Superior Donuts (CBS). His credits include the Emmy Award-winning series King of the Hill (FOX) 1999,[4] the Emmy nominated series Everybody Hates Chris (CW), the Emmy Award-winning The Chris Rock Show (HBO) 1997,[5] the Emmy-nominated series The Mind of the Married Man (HBO), and Beavis & Butt-Head (MTV).

He also produced many Emmy Award-winning comedy specials such as Chris Rock's Bring the Pain, Bigger and Blacker and Never Scared, Howie Mandel's Hooray for Howiewood Dave Chappelle's Killin' Them Softly , D.L. Hughley's Going Home, and George Lopez's HBO special It's Not Me, It's You.

In film, Rotenberg has produced features such as: Extract (Miramax),[6][7] Office Space (Fox),[6] Head of State (DreamWorks), Down to Earth (Paramount), Son-in-Law (Disney), and Reign Over Me (Sony).

Michael Rotenberg is co-founder of 3 Arts Entertainment,[2] the production and management company behind shows including The Office, Parks & Recreation, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 30 Rock, The Mindy Project, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Master of None and many more award-winning shows and films such as 13 Hours and Edge of Tomorrow, and Unbroken. As a producer and manager, he plays an integral role in the development and production of television and film properties, as well as shepherds the careers of many top actors, writers and directors.

Political Activism[edit]

Michael Rotenberg met Israeli deputy foreign minister Daniel Ayalon in November 2010 to discuss how to portray Israel in movies. "This will help our story to be told and this could become a great tool to brand Israel", Ayalon said. The trip was sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. "This mission is one of many the Federation sponsors to bring key Hollywood leaders to Israel to support this commitment", organization president Jay Sanderson said in a statement.[8]





  1. ^ Desk, TV News (18 March 2016). "VIDEO: HBO Shares Trailer & Key Art for Season 3 of SILICON VALLEY". Broadway World. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Michael Rotenberg". Variety. December 17, 2013. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  3. ^ Sandberg, Bryn Elise (June 23, 2016). "Watch the Teaser for HBO's Issa Rae Comedy 'Insecure'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  4. ^ Judge, Mike; Producer, Executive; Daniels, Greg; Producer, Executive (1 December 2016). "King Of The Hill". Television Academy. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  5. ^ Franks, D. (2004). Entertainment Awards: A Music, Cinema, Theatre and Broadcasting Guide, 1928 through 2003, 3d ed. McFarland, Incorporated Publishers. p. 453. ISBN 978-1-4766-0806-8. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  6. ^ a b Hoberman, J. (2 September 2009). "Extract's Working Stiffs". L.A. Weekly. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  7. ^ Dargis, Manohla (September 4, 2009). "Jason Bateman Stars in Mike Judge's Comedy About Factory Life". The New York Times. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  8. ^ Shefler, Gil (November 23, 2010). "Ayalon asks Hollywood execs to make movies in Israel". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved December 28, 2017.

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