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A five time Emmy Award winner, Michael Davies is one of the most prolific and versatile producers in the television industry, He has been key in transforming the television and digital landscapes and bringing alternative ideas to the mainstream.

As president of Embassy Row, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures, Davies’ recent television credits include: Emmy nominated “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” for Bravo, “Cutthroat Kitchen” for Food Network, Comedy Knockout for TruTV, Emmy nominated “The Talking Dead” for AMC, Emmy Award-winning “Garbage Time with Katie Nolan” for Fox Sports 1, Jerry Seinfeld’s Emmy nominated digital series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and comedy special “Jerry Before Seinfeld” now on Netflix, “Beyond Stranger Things” for Netflix, and the ground-breaking, sports Emmy nominated talk series, “Good Morning Football”, for NFL Network. Davies is also the co-host of “Men In Blazers”, a television show on NBC Sports Network and podcast that covers global soccer’s high and low-culture.

In addition to television, Davies has served as executive producer for a number of documentary sports films, including the Academy Award shortlisted “The Tillman Story”, and for ESPN, “Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos” and “I Scored a Goal in the World Cup Final.”  He is also now a New York Times Best Selling Author with the release of his 2018 book “Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica: A Suboptimal Guide to Soccer, America’s “Sport of the Future” Since 1972”.

 

Before founding Embassy Row, Davies rose through the ranks as an executive at the Walt Disney Studios and ABC Entertainment, between 1992 and 1999, where he ultimately ran Alternative Series, Specials and Late Night.  After sealing the US rights for the UK game format, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”, Davies left the network to executive produce more than 350 prime time episodes of the format and form his own company, Diplomatic, which became Embassy Row in 2005.