David Israel

Producer, Writer, Additional Crew

Producer, Writer, Additional Crew


David M. Israel is an Emmy and Golden Globe award winning writer and producer best known for UnREAL (2017), the TV series About a Boy (2015), The Tracy Morgan Show (2004) and 3rd Rock From the Sun (1997). Prior to working in Los Angeles, he was a writer, producer and editor for Major League Baseball Productions in New York.
Awards
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy.

Known For


3rd Rock from the Sun
3rd Rock from the Sun
Producer (1996-2001)
About a Boy
About a Boy
Producer (2014-2015)
Grounded for Life
Grounded for Life
Producer (2001-2005)
How to Rock
How to Rock
Producer (2012)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerDynasty
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 38 episodes) - My Hangover's Arrived (2020) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Robin Hood Rescues (2020) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - You Make Being a Priest Sound Like Something Bad (2020) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - She Cancelled... (2020) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Is the Next Surgery on the House? (2020) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) Show all 38 episodes
2018-2020
ProducerUnREAL
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 18 episodes) - Bluff (2018) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - No Limit (2018) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Isreal) - Tilt (2018) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Cold Call (2018) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Wild Card (2018) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Isreal) Show all 18 episodes
2018
ProducerAbout a Boy
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 29 episodes) - About a Memory Hole (2015) ... (co-executive producer) - About a Self Defense (2015) ... (co-executive producer) - About Another Boy (2015) ... (co-executive producer) - About a Babymoon (2015) ... (co-executive producer) - About a Love in the Air (2015) ... (co-executive producer) Show all 29 episodes
2014-2015
ProducerMarvin Marvin
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 10 episodes) - Big Time Marvin (2013) ... (consulting producer) - Mr. Earth (2013) ... (consulting producer) - House Party (2013) ... (consulting producer) - Marvin's Day Off (2013) ... (consulting producer) - The Amazing Comic Book Thief (2013) ... (consulting producer) Show all 10 episodes
2012-2013
ProducerHow to Rock
(TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes) - How to Rock Christmas (2012) ... (executive producer) - How to Rock a Tennis Ball (2012) ... (executive producer) - How to Rock a Uniform (2012) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - How to Rock a Fashion Victim (2012) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - How to Rock Camping (2012) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) Show all 25 episodes
2012
ProducerInside Out
(Short) (executive producer)
2010/I
ProducerBrothers
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2009) ... (consulting producer)
2009
ProducerWildlife
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2007
ProducerCommunity Service
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2006
ProducerGrand Union
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2006
ProducerGrounded for Life
(TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes, 2001 - 2005) (co-executive producer - 15 episodes, 2001) (consulting producer - 13 episodes, 2004 - 2005) - Oh, What a Knight (2005) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Hello, Goodbye (2005) ... (consulting producer - as David M. Israel) - Crazy (2005) ... (consulting producer - as David M. Israel) - The Letter(s) (2005) ... (consulting producer - as David M. Israel) - Tom Sawyer (2005) ... (consulting producer - as David M. Israel) Show all 62 episodes
ProducerThe Tracy Morgan Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes) - The Sporting Life (2004) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Career Day (2004) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Class Clown (2004) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Super Boy (2004) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) - Vacation (2004) ... (executive producer - as David M. Israel) Show all 18 episodes
2003-2004
ProducerTremors
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - Shriek and Destroy (2003) ... (executive producer) - Water Hazard (2003) ... (executive producer) - The Key (2003) ... (executive producer) - The Sounds of Silence (2003) ... (executive producer) - Graboid Rights (2003) ... (executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
2003
ProducerThe Mayor of Oyster Bay
(TV Movie) (producer)
2002
Producer3rd Rock from the Sun
(TV Series) (co-producer - 27 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (producer - 24 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (supervising producer - 22 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 2001) - Dick Digs (2001) ... (co-executive producer - as David M. Israel) - The Big Giant Head Returns Again: Part 2 (2000) ... (supervising producer - as David M. Israel) - The Big Giant Head Returns Again: Part 1 (2000) ... (supervising producer - as David M. Israel) - Dick Solomon's Day Off (2000) ... (supervising producer - as David M. Israel) - Frankie Goes to Rutherford (2000) ... (supervising producer - as David M. Israel) Show all 74 episodes
ProducerMidnight Caller
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 1 episode) - The Leopard (1991) ... (co-executive producer)
1991
Producer1986 Mets: A Year to Remember
(Video) (associate producer)
1986
ProducerLight Moments in Sports 1986
(TV Movie) (producer)
1986
RoleTitleYear
WriterDynasty
(TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes) - You See Most Things in Terms of Black & White (2020) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Caution Never Won a War (2019) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - New Lady in Town (2019) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Motherly Overprotectiveness (2019) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - The Sight of You (2019) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) Show all 7 episodes
2018-2020
WriterUnREAL
(TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes) - No Limit (2018) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - All In (2018) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Confront (2018) ... (written by - as David M. Israel)
2018
WriterAbout a Boy
(TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes) - About a Hook (2015) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - About a House for Sale (2014) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - About a Birthday Party (2014) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - About a Godfather (2014) ... (written by - as David M. Israel)
2014-2015
WriterHow to Rock
(TV Series) (developed by - 5 episodes, 2012) (developer - 2 episodes, 2012) (written by - 1 episode, 2012) - How to Rock a Uniform (2012) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) - How to Rock a Fashion Victim (2012) ... (creator) - How to Rock a Good Deed (2012) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) - How to Rock Cee Lo Green (2012) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) / (written by - as David M. Israel) - How to Rock a Basketball Team (2012) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) Show all 7 episodes
WriterInside Out
(Short)
2010/I
WriterBob Marley in Wicked Pissers2008
WriterWildlife
(TV Movie)
2007
WriterCommunity Service
(TV Movie)
2006
WriterGrand Union
(TV Movie)
2006
WriterThe Tracy Morgan Show
(TV Series) (creator - 18 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (written by - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2004) - The Sporting Life (2004) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) / (written by - as David M. Israel) - Career Day (2004) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) - Class Clown (2004) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) - Super Boy (2004) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) - Vacation (2004) ... (creator - as David M. Israel) Show all 18 episodes
WriterThe Mayor of Oyster Bay
(TV Movie)
2002
WriterGrounded for Life
(TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes) - Mustang Lily (2002) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - We Are Family (2002) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Let's Talk About Sex, Henry (2002) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Catch Us If You Can (2001) ... (written by - as David M. Israel)
2001-2002
Writer3rd Rock from the Sun
(TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1998 - 1999) - Dick Digs (2001) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Dick Solomon's Day Off (2000) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Episode I: The Baby Menace (1999) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) - Dick v. Strudwick (1999) ... (teleplay - as David M. Israel) - Paranoid Dick (1999) ... (written by - as David M. Israel) Show all 12 episodes
WriterPandora's Clock
(TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
1996
WriterThe Pursuit of Happiness
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - The Transference (1995) ... (written by - as David M. Israel)
1995
WriterOut of the Blue
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - The Max Factor (1995) ... (written by)
1995
WriterJake Lassiter: Justice on the Bayou
(TV Movie) (teleplay)
1995
WriterThe Steven Banks Show
(TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes) - Sid and Ernie (1994) ... (written by) - Rock Auction ... (written by)
1994
WriterThis Week in Baseball's Greatest Plays
(Video)
1991
WriterPennant Chase
(TV Series) (writer)
1983
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewHow to Rock
(TV Series) (developed by - 1 episode) - How to Rock a Part-Time Job (2012) ... (developed by)
2012
Additional Crew3rd Rock from the Sun
(TV Series) (executive story editor - 26 episodes) - A Nightmare on Dick Street: Part 2 (1997) ... (executive story editor - as David M. Israel) - A Nightmare on Dick Street: Part 1 (1997) ... (executive story editor - as David M. Israel) - Fifteen Minutes of Dick (1997) ... (executive story editor - as David M. Israel) - Dick and the Single Girl (1997) ... (executive story editor) - Will Work for Dick (1997) ... (executive story editor - as David M. Israel) Show all 26 episodes
1996-1997
RoleTitleYear
EditorLight Moments in Sports
(TV Series)
1987
RoleTitleYear
SelfLady Jocks
(Documentary) (post-production) Self
SelfNFL Films Presents
(TV Series documentary) Self - Winning Is Living and Losing Is Dying: George Allen (2002) ... Self
2002