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Terri Minsky
American television producer and writer

Terri Minsky

Terri Minsky
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Intro American television producer and writer
Is Writer Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Literature
Gender female
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Terri Minsky is an American television writer and producer who created Lizzie McGuire, Less Than Perfect, and The Geena Davis Show. Minsky also wrote several episodes of Sex and the City.

Minsky was the executive producer of Sherri, a Lifetime series that ran for one season in 2009. In 2014, Minsky co-wrote the pilot for MTV's Finding Carter, which debuted on July 8, 2014, and was the show's executive producer for its first season.

Her first writing credit was for the series Doctor Doctor in 1989, when she wrote for six episodes through 1991. Beginning in 1992, she wrote four episodes of the TV series Flying Blind, starring Corey ParkerTéa Leoni, and Robert Bauer.

Her most recent writing credit was on the TV series Andi Mack (2017-2019, 57 episodes), which stars Peyton Elizabeth LeeJoshua Rush, and Sofia Wylie

Prior to working in television, Minsky was a writer for the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the New York Daily News, Premiere, New York, and Esquire.

Personal life

Minsky grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. A mother of two, Minsky published a reflection, "The Mother Load," on balancing time between her work and family in Literary Mama.


Year Title Episodes Role Notes 
1989-1991 Doctor Doctor 

"Two Angry Men" (1991) ... (written by)

"When Bad Books Happen to Good People" (1990) ... (written by)

"The Last Temptation of Mike" (1990) ... (written by)

"Doctors and Other Strangers" (1990) ... (written by)

"Torch Song Cardiology" (1989) ... (written by)

"Bachelor Doctor" (1989) ... (written by)

Writer TV Series 
1992-1993 Flying Blind 

"Unforgiving" (1993) ... (written by)

"The Player" (1993) ... (written by)

"Desperately Seeking Alicia" (1992) ... (written by)

"Prelude to a Brisket" (1992) ... (written by)

(producer - 21 episodes)

Writer, Producer TV Series 
1995 Clarissa N/A Writer, Co-Executive Producer TV Movie, teleplay 
1995-1996 C.P.W 

"You Belong to Me!" (1996) ... (written by)

"Mermaids Strike Better" (1996) ... (written by)

"Public Execution" (1996) ... (written by)

"She Danced Only One Summer" (1995) ... (written by)

"The History of Gil and Rachel" (1995) ... (written by)

"With the Weapons of a Mrs." (1995) ... (written by)

"Intrigues" (1995) ... (written by)

Writer TV Series 
1997 Pearl "Power Play" (1997) ... (written by) Writer TV Series 
1998-1999 Sex and the City 

"Shortcomings" (1999) ... (written by)

"The Baby Shower" (1998) ... (written by)

Writer TV Series 
2000-2001 The Geena Davis Show 

(created by - 14 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (creator - 8 episodes, 2000) (writer - 2 episodes, 2000)

(executive producer - 7 episodes)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series 
2001-2002 Lizzie McGuire 

(creator - 62 episodes, 2001-2004) (writer - 2 episodes, 2001-2002)

"Pool Party" (2001) ... (executive producer)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series 
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie N/A Executive Producer Movie 
2007 What's Stevie Thinking? N/A Executive Producer TV Movie 
2002-2006 Less Than Perfect 

(creator 66 episodes, 2002-2006) (written by - 4 episodes, 2002-2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)

(executive producer - 22 episodes)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series 
2008 Cashmere Mafia 

"Yours, Mine and Hers" (2008) ... (written by)

"Conference Call" (2008) ... (written by)

(consulting producer - 4 episodes, 2008) (co-executive producer - 2 episodes, 2008)

Writer, Consulting Producer, Co-Executive Producer TV Series 
2009 Sherri 

"Indecision '09" (2009) ... (written by)

(executive producer - 12 episodes)

Writer, Executive Producer TV Series 
2011 Rip City N/A Writer, Executive Producer TV Movie 
2013 The Carrie Diaries 

"The Second Time Around" (2013) ... (written by)

"The Long and Winding Road Not Taken" (2013) ... (written by)

"Read Before Use" (2013) ... (written by)

(co-executive producer - 12 episodes)

Writer, Co-Executive Producer TV Series 
2014 Finding Carter 

(developed by - 36 episodes, 2014-2015) (written by - 2 episodes, 2014) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2014)

"Drive" (2014) ... (executive producer)

Writer, Executive Producer TV Series 
2016 Younger "Jersey, Sure" (2016) ... (written by) Writer TV Series 
2017 Andi Mack 

(created by - 31 episodes, 2017-2018) (written by - 3 episodes, 2017) (creator - 2 episodes, 2017)

(executive producer - 25 episodes)

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer TV Series 
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