David Semel

Producer, Director, Editorial Department

Producer, Director, Editorial Department


David Semel is a producer and director, known for Heroes (2006), My Own Worst Enemy (2008) and House (2004).
Awards
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 nominations.

Known For


Heroes
Heroes
Producer (2006)
My Own Worst Enemy
My Own Worst Enemy
Producer (2008)
House
House
Producer (2005-2006)
Person of Interest
Person of Interest
Producer (2011)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerBlank
(TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
ProducerStar Trek: Discovery
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - The Vulcan Hello (2017) ... (executive producer)
2017
ProducerPure Genius
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2016) ... (executive producer)
2016
ProducerGoliath
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Citizens United (2016) ... (executive producer) - Beauty and the Beast (2016) ... (executive producer) - Line of Fire (2016) ... (executive producer) - Cover Your Ass (2016) ... (executive producer) - It's Donald (2016) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2016
ProducerCode Black
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2015) ... (executive producer)
2015
ProducerMadam Secretary
(TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes) - There But for the Grace of God (2015) ... (executive producer) - The Kill List (2015) ... (executive producer) - The Necessary Art (2015) ... (executive producer) - Spartan Figures (2015) ... (executive producer) - The Time Is at Hand (2015) ... (executive producer) Show all 22 episodes
2014-2015
ProducerThe Man in the High Castle
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - The New World (2015) ... (executive producer)
2015
ProducerLegends
(TV Series) (Executive producer - 1 episode, 2014) (executive producer - 1 episode, 2014) - Chemistry (2014) ... (Executive producer) - Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
ProducerIntelligence
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
2014
ProducerIronside
(TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Uptown Murders (2013) ... (executive producer) - Pilot (2013) ... (executive producer)
2013
ProducerPerson of Interest
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2011) ... (executive producer)
2011
ProducerNo Ordinary Family
(TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes) - No Ordinary Detention (2011) ... (executive producer) - No Ordinary Friends (2011) ... (executive producer) - No Ordinary Anniversary (2010) ... (executive producer) - No Ordinary Accident (2010) ... (executive producer) - No Ordinary Mobster (2010) ... (executive producer) Show all 9 episodes
2010-2011
ProducerRex Is Not Your Lawyer
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2010) ... (executive producer)
2010
ProducerLimelight
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2009
ProducerMy Own Worst Enemy
(TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes) - Henry and the Terrible... Day (2008) ... (executive producer) - Love in All the Wrong Places (2008) ... (executive producer) - Down Rio Way (2008) ... (executive producer) - High Crimes and Turducken (2008) ... (executive producer) - The Night Train to Moscow (2008) ... (executive producer) Show all 9 episodes
2008
ProducerMy Own Worst Enemy: Conspiracy Theory
(TV Series) (executive producer)
2008
ProducerThe Cleaner
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2008) ... (executive producer)
2008
ProducerLife
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot: Merit Badge (2007) ... (executive producer)
2007
ProducerHeroes
(TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Chapter One 'Genesis' (2006) ... (executive producer) - Unaired Premiere Episode (2006) ... (executive producer)
2006
ProducerHouse
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 16 episodes) - Safe (2006) ... (co-executive producer) - Clueless (2006) ... (co-executive producer) - Sex Kills (2006) ... (co-executive producer) - Skin Deep (2006) ... (co-executive producer) - Distractions (2006) ... (co-executive producer) Show all 16 episodes
2005-2006
ProducerAmerican Dreams
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 44 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (executive producer - 17 episodes, 2004 - 2005) - It's My Life (2005) ... (executive producer) - No Satisfaction (2005) ... (executive producer) - California Dreamin' (2005) ... (executive producer) - Commencement (2005) ... (executive producer) - Starting Over (2005) ... (executive producer) Show all 61 episodes
ProducerDawson's Creek
(TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes) - Parental Discretion Advised (1999) ... (producer) - Ch... Ch... Ch... Changes (1999) ... (producer) - Reunited (1999) ... (producer) - Rest in Peace (1999) ... (producer) - A Perfect Wedding (1999) ... (producer) Show all 22 episodes
1998-1999
ProducerBeverly Hills, 90210
(TV Series) (associate producer - 96 episodes) - One Wedding and a Funeral (1995) ... (associate producer) - Earthquake Weather (1995) ... (associate producer) - Gypsies, Cramps and Fleas (1995) ... (associate producer) - Violated (1995) ... (associate producer) - Lover's Leap (1995) ... (associate producer) Show all 96 episodes
1992-1995
ProducerDuet
(TV Series) (associate producer - 6 episodes) - A Hero Is Just a Sandwich (1988) ... (associate producer) - Fatal Distraction (1987) ... (associate producer) - Born, Bred and Buttered in Brooklyn (1987) ... (associate producer) - I Never Played for My Father: Part 2 (1987) ... (associate producer) - I Never Played for My Father: Part 1 (1987) ... (associate producer) Show all 6 episodes
1987-1988
RoleTitleYear
DirectorBlank
(TV Series) (pre-production)
DirectorMain Justice
(TV Movie) (completed)
DirectorWatchmen
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - An Almost Religious Awe (2019)
2019
DirectorStar Trek: Discovery
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Vulcan Hello (2017)
2017
DirectorPure Genius
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2016)
2016
DirectorCode Black
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2015)
2015
DirectorThe Man in the High Castle
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The New World (2015)
2015
DirectorMadam Secretary
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Another Benghazi (2014) - Pilot (2014)
2014
DirectorLegends
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2014)
2014
DirectorThe Strain
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Gone Smooth (2014) - The Box (2014)
2014
DirectorHannibal
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Takiawase (2014)
2014
DirectorIntelligence
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2014)
2014
DirectorHemlock Grove
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - In Poor Taste (2013) ... (directed by) - Hello, Handsome (2013) ... (directed by)
2013
DirectorAmerican Horror Story
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - The Origins of Monstrosity (2012) - Halloween: Part 2 (2011) - Halloween: Part 1 (2011)
2011-2012
DirectorHomeland
(TV Series) (1 episode) - New Car Smell (2012)
2012
DirectorCSI: Crime Scene Investigation
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Altered Stakes (2012)
2012
DirectorPerson of Interest
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2011)
2011
DirectorRex Is Not Your Lawyer
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2010)
2010
DirectorNo Ordinary Family
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - No Ordinary Anniversary (2010) - No Ordinary Marriage (2010) - Pilot (2010)
2010
DirectorLimelight
(TV Movie)
2009
DirectorMy Own Worst Enemy
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Night Train to Moscow (2008) - Breakdown (2008)
2008
DirectorThe Cleaner
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2008)
2008
DirectorLife
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot: Merit Badge (2007)
2007
DirectorSix Degrees
(TV Series) (1 episode) - What You Wish For (2006)
2006
DirectorStudio 60 on the Sunset Strip
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Wrap Party (2006)
2006
DirectorHeroes
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Chapter One 'Genesis' (2006) - Unaired Premiere Episode (2006)
2006
DirectorWindfall
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2006)
2006
DirectorHouse
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Sex Kills (2006) - Need to Know (2006) - The Mistake (2005)
2005-2006
DirectorRevelations
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - Hour One (2005)
2005
DirectorAmerican Dreams
(TV Series) (17 episodes) - No Satisfaction (2005) - Starting Over (2005) - Tidings of Comfort and Joy (2004) - Long Shots and Short Skirts (2004) - No Way Out (2004) Show all 17 episodes
2002-2005
DirectorLone Star State of Mind2002
DirectorAlly McBeal
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Playing with Matches (2002)
2002
DirectorThe Practice
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Inter Arma Silent Leges (2001)
2001
DirectorBoston Public
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Chapter Twenty-Eight (2001) - Chapter Eight (2000)
2000-2001
DirectorThat's Life
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Bad Hair Week (2000)
2000
DirectorAngel
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Are You Now or Have You Ever Been (2000) - Expecting (2000)
2000
DirectorRoswell
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Sexual Healing (2000) ... (directed by) - Missing (1999) ... (directed by) - Monsters (1999) ... (directed by)
1999-2000
DirectorJudging Amy
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Shaken, Not Stirred (2000)
2000
DirectorDawson's Creek
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - Rest in Peace (1999) - Be Careful What You Wish For (1999) - His Leading Lady (1999) - The All-Nighter (1998) - Full Moon Rising (1998) Show all 9 episodes
1998-1999
DirectorBuffy the Vampire Slayer
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Lovers Walk (1998) - Go Fish (1998) - What's My Line?: Part 2 (1997) - Never Kill a Boy on the First Date (1997)
1997-1998
DirectorLove Boat: The Next Wave
(TV Series) (1 episode) - I Can't Get No Satisfaction (1998)
1998
DirectorChicago Hope
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Lung and the Restless (1997)
1997
Director7th Heaven
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - See You in September (1997) - Happy's Valentine (1997) - Saturday (1996)
1996-1997
DirectorBeverly Hills, 90210
(TV Series) (11 episodes) - Forgive and Forget (1997) - My Funny Valentine (1997) - Judgement Day (1996) - Disappearing Act (1996) - Flirting with Disaster (1996) Show all 11 episodes
1994-1997
DirectorPacific Palisades
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Sweet Revenge (1997) - Past & Present Danger (1997) - The Other Woman (1997) - Welcome to the Neighborhood (1997)
1997
DirectorCampfire Tales
(segments "The Campfire", "The Locket")
1997
DirectorMalibu Shores
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Hotline (1996) - The Competitive Edge (1996)
1996
DirectorParty of Five
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Valentine's Day (1996)
1996
DirectorOpen House
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - First Impressions (1990) - The Real Estate Thing (1990) - New Kid in Town (1990) - Bye, Bye Boris (1990) - Scenes from an Office Marriage (1989)
1989-1990
RoleTitleYear
Editorial departmentSledge Hammer!
(TV Series) (assistant editor - 1 episode) - Under the Gun (1986) ... (assistant editor)
1986
RoleTitleYear
ThanksCosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (special thanks - 13 episodes) - Unafraid of the Dark (2014) ... (special thanks) - The World Set Free (2014) ... (special thanks) - The Immortals (2014) ... (special thanks) - The Electric Boy (2014) ... (special thanks) - The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth (2014) ... (special thanks) Show all 13 episodes
2014
ThanksA.C.O.D.
(special thanks)
2013
ThanksSqueegees
(TV Movie) (thanks)
2008
RoleTitleYear
SelfEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Exec Producer, Code Black - Episode dated 21 July 2015 (2015) ... Self - Exec Producer, Code Black
2015