Creator/Executive Producer

Davey Holmes


Davey Holmes is the creator and executive producer of GET SHORTY.

Davey Holmes has worked for television and over the years has earned a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay – New Series for In Treatment, and a separate Writers Guild of America Award nomination – Best Screenplay for Damages.


Holmes was born in Brookline, Mass. He became a delinquent youth and was a convicted felon and dropped out of school to become a rocker with the Mighty Mighty Bosstones. He eventually graduated college with honors. He admits that one of his prior jobs was being the worst cab driver ever.


Holmes has his plays performed in New York, London and LA. He’s been writing TV ever since with  television highlights including:


Shameless (Showtime) – Executive Producer, Writer – 2012 to 2016

Awake (NBC) – Co-Executive Producer, Writer – 2012

The Chicago Code (FOX) – Supervising Producer, Writer – 2011

Happy Town (ABC) – Supervising Producer, Writer – 2010

Pushing Daisies (ABC) – Producer, Writer – 2009

In Treatment (HBO) – Writer – 2008

Damages (FX) – Writer – 2007

3 LBS (CBS) – Co-producer, Writer – 2006

Law & Order (NBC) – Writer – 2004, 2005.