David Semel

David Semel

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1953-01-01 · Gender: Male

2 Movies · 40 TV shows

Biography

David Semel is an American film and television director and producer.His television directing credits include Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Person of Interest, Ally McBeal, Boston Public, 7th Heaven, No Ordinary Family, American Horror Story, Roswell, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Watchmen and other series. He also directed and produced episodes of Life, House, American Dreams, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Dawson's Creek.In 2007, Semel was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for directing the pilot episode of Heroes. He was also nominated the previous year for his producing work on House.Semel has also directed two feature films, Campfire Tales (1997) and Lone Star State of Mind (2002).He also directed the 2017 series premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, "The Vulcan Hello".

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 TV show
TV
The Nevers

The Nevers

2021
A group of women are trying to change the world.

2019.

1 TV show
TV
Watchmen

Watchmen

6.67
2019
While attempting to break new ground, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original graphic novel while setting in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws.

2017.

1 TV show
TV
Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery

6.19
2017
To truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself, and then follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms.

2016.

1 TV show
TV
Pure Genius

Pure Genius

6
2016
A young Silicon Valley tech-titan enlisted a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine.

2015.

2 TV shows
TV
The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle

6.1
2015
If the Allied Powers had lost World War II, Japan and Germany would rule the United States. Philip K was based on that. Dick's novel won an award.
TV
Code Black

Code Black

6.5
2015
The medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the staff confront a challenged system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most.

2014.

3 TV shows
TV
Madam Secretary

Madam Secretary

8.5
2014
Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and bala...
TV
Intelligence

Intelligence

6
2014
A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super- computer chip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency that supports him.
TV
The Strain

The Strain

5.79
2014
The story of a doctor is told in a movie. Goodweather is the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak that has hal...

2013.

2 TV shows
TV
Hannibal

Hannibal

6.33
2013
Graham's ability to think like his prey is a curse. While Graham is pursuing a cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist, who is a man with a t...
TV
Hemlock Grove

Hemlock Grove

6.31
2013
One can't quench his thirst. The beast is clawing its way out, and the other cannot tame it. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths about ...

2011.

3 TV shows
TV
Person of Interest

Person of Interest

5.92
2011
In order to prevent violent crimes in New York City, John Reese, a former CIA paramilitary operative, is teaming up with a billionaire, who is also a notorious criminal, to initiate their own type of ...
TV
Homeland

Homeland

6.36
2011
Even though she is prone to bouts of manic depression, CIA officer Carrie Mathison is top in her field. Carrie risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, thanks to the help o...
TV
American Horror Story

American Horror Story

6.11
2011
An anthology horror drama series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a past, an asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, and a farmhouse.

2010.

1 TV show
TV
No Ordinary Family

No Ordinary Family

6
2010
After their plane crashes into the Amazon River, each member of the Powell family starts to show signs of new, unique and distinct super powers.

2008.

2 TV shows
TV
My Own Worst Enemy

My Own Worst Enemy

4
2008
NBC aired My Own Worst Enemy in 2008. After 9 episodes, it ended on December 15. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. The executive producer was David Semel. The life of Edward Albright...
TV
The Cleaner

The Cleaner

5
2008
After hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, William Banks strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and de...

2007.

1 TV show
TV
Life

Life

5.5
2007
Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of min...

2006.

4 TV shows
TV
Windfall

Windfall

2006
Windfall is a serial drama television series about a group of people in an unnamed small city who win almost $400,000,000 in a lottvery.
TV
Heroes

Heroes

5.95
2006
People discover that they have powers. Their lives are interwoven because of a terrible event.
TV
Six Degrees

Six Degrees

2006
Six different New Yorkers don't think about the impact they are having on one another. A mysterious web of coincidences will eventually draw these strangers closer, changing the course of their lives ...
TV
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

6
2006
A fictional TV show has a behind-the-scenes look.

2005.

1 TV show
TV
Revelations

Revelations

4
2005
Set just before the start of Armageddon, the series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted...

2004.

1 TV show
TV
House

House

6.98
2004
Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at a fictional hospital in New Jersey.

2002.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Lone Star State of Mind

Lone Star State of Mind

2002
Earl and Baby have a plan to leave their small Texas town. Earl has just 48 hours to save the day, rescue Junior and keep his promise to get his baby to Los Angeles in time for sweeps.
TV
American Dreams

American Dreams

2002
American Dreams is an American television drama program on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark productions, in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Stud...

2000.

2 TV shows
TV
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

6.83
2000
A team of forensic investigators in Las Vegas are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.
TV
Boston Public

Boston Public

3.5
2000
StevenHarper runs the school as best he can while dealing with the demands of the faculty, students and their parents.

1999.

3 TV shows
TV
Roswell

Roswell

4.57
1999
Aliens were seen in a small New Mexico town. A student saved the life of a waitress. The two form a bond that threatens the survival of a secret universe because they are surrounded by a group of clev...
TV
Judging Amy

Judging Amy

5.74
1999
Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge...
TV
Angel

Angel

6.13
1999
The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and helps people with supernatural-related problems while trying to find his own redemption. There is a spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slay...

1998.

2 TV shows
TV
Love Boat: The Next Wave

Love Boat: The Next Wave

1998
The Love Boat: The Next Wave is an American television series based on the original ABC sitcom The Love Boat. The series aired on UPN from 1998 to 1999.
TV
Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

7.25
1998
The fictional lives of a close-knit group of teenagers through high school and college are portrayed in the American teen drama "Dawson's Creek".

1997.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows
TV
Ally McBeal

Ally McBeal

6
1997
Ally McBeal is a lawyer at the Boston law firm Cage and Fish. Ally's life and loves are eccentric, funny, dramatic and full of imagination.
TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

6.48
1997
Every generation has a girl. To stop the spread of their evil and swell of their number, she alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampire, demons, and the forces of darkness. She is a ...
TV
Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades

1997
Pacific Palisades is an American soap opera that aired on Fox during prime time from April to July 1997. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the show was cancelled after just thirteen episodes despite a last-...
Campfire Tales

Campfire Tales

1997
The urban legends were done with a modern twist.

1996.

1 TV show
TV
7th Heaven

7th Heaven

5
1996
Reverend Eric Camden and his wife Annie have always had their hands full caring for seven children, not to mention the friends, sweethearts and spouses that come and go in the Camden household.

1994.

2 TV shows
TV
Chicago Hope

Chicago Hope

6
1994
Chicago Hope was created by David E. Kelley is a person. It ran on CBS from 1994 to 2000. There is a hospital in Chicago. TVGN will show the show in the fall of next year.
TV
Party of Five

Party of Five

6
1994
Five brothers and sisters are determined to stay together after the loss of their parents.

1990.

1 TV show
TV
Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly Hills, 90210

6.5
1990
Follow the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills, California and attending West Beverly Hills High School and the fictional California University after graduation.

1989.

1 TV show
TV
Open House

Open House

1989
Open House was a sitcom that aired on Fox from 1989 to 1990. The series is a spin-off of Duet. Despite airing right after the Top 50 hit, the series attracted low ratings and was canceled by Fox.
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