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Danny Salles
Director of Creative Development

Danny is an Emmy-nominated writer/director/producer with extensive experience developing and producing creative for theater, television and film. Danny directed the 2021 Christmas movie, “The Christmas Thief” for ION TV and 4 seasons of the hit ABC comedy series The Middle (Patricia Heaton). Danny has been EP/showrunner and director for numerous TV docu-soap series (read: soft scripted): Joan Rivers in Joan and Melissa, Joan Knows Best (WeTV), Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo, Emmy nomination), Andrew Dice Clay, Dice Undisputed (VH1), Kristen Wiig, The Joe Schmo Show (Spike) and Todrick Hall, Todrick (MTV).  He co-created/directed the Fox comedy pilot, The Other Mall, starring Kristin Wiig and David Hornsby, EP’d Clipped (Discovery+) with Martha Stewart and Michael Urie, co-created/directed Movie Surfers (Disney Channel) with Christina Milian, directed Come on Over, with Mindy Sterling and created/directed Faking the Video with Mikey Day and Lance Barber.

For the stage, Danny wrote book and lyrics, directed and produced an original musical comedy satire, “The First Annual Trump Family Special” which premiered in LA and ran Off-Broadway starring Gina Gershon.  Visceral Entertainment managed the production and Danny found kindred spirits in Chase and Tim and is thrilled to have joined the Visceral team. 

Danny has an MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and a BA from Princeton University.