Co-Bro, T Group Productions
Mike Duffy is Executive Vice President at T Group Productions overseeing Development and Current under T Group President/Founder, Jenny Daly. He is Executive Producer on Invention USA (History Channel), Mystery Diners (Food Network), Storage Hunters, Swamp Hunters and Container Wars (TruTV) as well as several soon-to-be-announced series and pilots with Bravo, Lifetime, Spike, Animal Planet, A&E, Travel Channel, Oxygen and National Geographic.
Formerly, he was Managing Director of Branded Content at Electus where he was responsible for creating, developing and producing family-friendly content in digital, TV and film for some of the world's most recognizable brands. He also Executive Produced NBC's holiday special, A Michael Bublé Christmas.
Prior to joining Electus, Duffy served as EVP/head of development at Zodiak USA (formerly RDF USA), where he was instrumental in building out the company's production services division on the West Coast and developed, created and sold shows on a slate that included Secret Millionaire, Don't Forget the Lyrics, Wife Swap and Hardcore Pawn. Before that he ran development at Painless Productions.
He has worked in television for nearly 15 years, starting as an assistant under Joel Silver and Robert Zemeckis at Tales from the Crypt productions and subsequently working on Kids Say the Darndest Things, Let's Make a Deal, National Lampoon's Funny Money, Whammy! The All New Press Your Luck, and many others. He has created and sold more than a dozen shows in the last 10 years including Game Over (GSN), Addicted to Beauty (Oxygen), One Big Happy Family (TLC), 3 Foot Giant (Bio) and Hardcore Pawn (TruTV). A graduate of the Penn State School of Journalism, where he co-founded Penn State's first digital newspaper, Duffy moved to Los Angeles as a stand-up comedian and stage actor. He lives in Culver City with his wife and daughter.