Samuel Baum is a screenwriter, producer, and playwright.
His current projects include a new Showtime drama series starring
Gael Garcia Bernal; a new comedy series executive produced by
Ron Howard; and the world premiere of his latest play, directed by
Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak.
Baum received a WGA Award nomination for co-writing the
Emmy-nominated HBO Film “THE WIZARD OF LIES,” starring
Robert DeNiro. Previously, he created and executive produced the
Fox drama “LIE TO ME,” which ran for three seasons. He also
co-created and executive produced the Amazon pilot “COCKED,”
the CBS pilot “THE SURGEON GENERAL” and the ABC series
Baum has been a guest speaker at the WGA Showrunner Training
Program, the Smithsonian Institute and the Alfred P. Sloane
Originally from New York, he is a graduate of Harvard College.