Terri Minsky

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Terri Minsky
NationalityAmerican
OccupationTelevision Writer, Producer
Notable work

Terri Minsky is an American television writer and producer who created The Geena Davis Show, Lizzie McGuire, Less Than Perfect, and Andi Mack.

Minsky grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania.[1] A mother of two, Minsky published a reflection, "The Mother Load," on balancing time between her work and family in Literary Mama. Minsky is Jewish.[2]

Minsky was a writer for the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the New York Daily News, Premiere, New York, and Esquire.[3]

Minsky's first writing credits were for episodes of Doctor Doctor in 1989 and Flying Blind in 1992–1993. Minsky was the executive producer of Sherri, a Lifetime series that ran for one season in 2009. In 2014, Minsky co-wrote the pilot for MTV's Finding Carter, which debuted on July 8, 2014, and was the show's executive producer for its first season.

Minsky is currently an executive producer of the Disney Channel series Andi Mack, of which she is also the creator. It's also her second TV series for the Disney Channel following 2001's Lizzie McGuire.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Episodes Role Notes
1989-1991 Doctor Doctor "Two Angry Men" (1991) ... (written by)

"When Bad Books Happen to Good People" (1990) ... (written by)

"The Last Temptation of Mike" (1990) ... (written by)

"Doctors and Other Strangers" (1990) ... (written by)

"Torch Song Cardiology" (1989) ... (written by)

"Bachelor Doctor" (1989) ... (written by)

Writer TV Series
1992-1993 Flying Blind "Unforgiving" (1993) ... (written by)

"The Player" (1993) ... (written by)

"Desperately Seeking Alicia" (1992) ... (written by)

"Prelude to a Brisket" (1992) ... (written by)

(producer - 21 episodes)

Writer, Producer TV Series
1995 Clarissa N/A Writer, Co-Executive Producer TV Movie, teleplay
1995-1996 C.P.W "You Belong to Me!" (1996) ... (written by)

"Mermaids Strike Better" (1996) ... (written by)

"Public Execution" (1996) ... (written by)

"She Danced Only One Summer" (1995) ... (written by)

"The History of Gil and Rachel" (1995) ... (written by)

"With the Weapons of a Mrs." (1995) ... (written by)

"Intrigues" (1995) ... (written by)

Writer TV Series
1997 Pearl "Power Play" (1997) ... (written by) Writer TV Series
1998-1999 Sex and the City "Shortcomings" (1999) ... (written by)

"The Baby Shower" (1998) ... (written by)

Writer TV Series
2000-2001 The Geena Davis Show (created by - 14 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (creator - 8 episodes, 2000) (writer - 2 episodes, 2000)

(executive producer - 7 episodes)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series
2001-2002 Lizzie McGuire (creator - 62 episodes, 2001-2004) (writer - 2 episodes, 2001-2002)

"Pool Party" (2001) ... (executive producer)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie N/A Executive Producer Movie
2007 What's Stevie Thinking? N/A Executive Producer TV Movie
2002-2006 Less Than Perfect (creator 66 episodes, 2002-2006) (written by - 4 episodes, 2002-2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)

(executive producer - 22 episodes)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series
2008 Cashmere Mafia "Yours, Mine and Hers" (2008) ... (written by)

"Conference Call" (2008) ... (written by)

(consulting producer - 4 episodes, 2008) (co-executive producer - 2 episodes, 2008)

Writer, Consulting Producer, Co-Executive Producer TV Series
2009 Sherri "Indecision '09" (2009) ... (written by)

(executive producer - 12 episodes)

Writer, Executive Producer TV Series
2011 Rip City N/A Writer, Executive Producer TV Movie
2013 The Carrie Diaries "The Second Time Around" (2013) ... (written by)

"The Long and Winding Road Not Taken" (2013) ... (written by)

"Read Before Use" (2013) ... (written by)

(co-executive producer - 12 episodes)

Writer, Co-Executive Producer TV Series
2014 Finding Carter (developed by - 36 episodes, 2014-2015) (written by - 2 episodes, 2014) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014)

"Drive" (2014) ... (executive producer)

Writer, Executive Producer TV Series
2016 Younger "Jersey, Sure" (2016) ... (written by) Writer TV Series
2017 Andi Mack (created by - 31 episodes, 2017-2018) (written by - 3 episodes, 2017) (creator - 2 episodes, 2017)

(executive producer - 25 episodes)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forum: Let's greenlight Pittsburgh". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2004-02-29.
  2. ^ Malina Saval (April 17, 2018). "Jewish Stars: A Conversation with Joshua Rush". Tablet. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Baylee Gordon. "Nuh Uh! Local Girl Goes Hollywood…or Does She?". Mt. Lebanon. Retrieved 2009-12-14.[permanent dead link]

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