Jim Michaels

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Jim Michaels
Born (1965-09-12) September 12, 1965 (age 53)
OccupationTelevision producer, director

Jim Michaels (born September 12, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American television producer. He is the son of Anna Mae and Robert Michaels and was raised in the suburbs of Des Plaines and Arlington Heights. Michaels graduated from John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois and attended the University of Evansville and graduated with a degree in Business. Michaels ran the in house computer graphics department at a studio at MCA/Universal Michaels then moved into television production, eventually producing the NBC series Midnight Caller for NBC and Reasonable Doubts. Michaels other series included; Charlie Grace for ABC; The Guardian and Dr. Vegas for CBS; Odyssey 5; for Showtime; and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Michaels is a member of the Producer's Guild of America, Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, American Film Institute and has guest lectured at the Academy of Art, UCLA and NYU. Michaels worked with Ali LeRoi and Chris Rock producing the television series Everybody Hates Chris for four seasons,[1] and has now joined the production team at Supernatural for the 2009–2020 seasons.[2]


  1. ^ Gallo, Phil (September 20, 2005). "Everybody Hates Chris". Variety.com. Reed Elsevier Inc. Archived from the original on March 23, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "#15". Supernatural Magazine. Titan Magazines. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (15). February 23, 2010. Archived from the original on January 25, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2019.