Michael M. Robin is an award-winning producer and director who has worked on such high-profile series NYPD Blue, Nip/Tuck and TNT’s The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes and Dallas. He earned Emmys® as a co-executive producer of NYPD Blue and producer of L.A. Law.
Robin formed The Shephard/Robin Company with Greer Shephard in 1998, later scoring success with the acclaimed series Nip/Tuck. Additional productions include such series as The DA, Popular and Brutally Normal.
In his more than two decades in the television industry, Robin has directed 11 drama pilots, including the pilots for TNT’s The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes and Dallas. He has directed a total of 19 episodes of The Closer and three episodes of Rizzoli & Isles.
Robin began his career as a production assistant on the hit series L.A. Law, where he worked his way up to producer in the fourth season and later received an Emmy for his work on the series. He then segued to Cop Rock as a producer, where he made his directorial debut.
Robin continued directing as the supervising producer on Civil Wars while also evolving into a co-executive producer on NYPD Blue. His four years of work on NYPD Blue earned him a second Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series, in addition to a nomination for Outstanding Director for a Drama Series.
After an 11-year association with Steven Bochco, Robin struck out on his own to co-create, executive-produce and direct multiple episodes of the drama series C-16, as well as launch The Shephard/Robin Company with Greer Shephard.