Dee Johnson Biography

American television producer and writer

Dee Johnson is an American television producer and writer. She has worked on the series ER, Melrose Place, Commander in Chief, Southland, The Good Wife and was an executive producer and showrunner on Nashville for seasons one through four, exiting after the fourth season.

Life and career

Johnson began her career as a writer in Fox primetime soap opera Melrose Place. She was one of the major writers of Melrose Place from 1993 to 1995. She was writer of 19 episodes on ER, and also worked in show as co-executive producer. In 2005, Johnson was nominated for Humanitas Prize Award for ER. Her other credits include I'll Fly Away, Profiler, Any Day Now, Army Wives, Southland, Rizzoli & Isles, and The Good Wife.

From 2005 to 2006, Johnson was an executive producer on Commander in Chief, which starred Geena Davis as the United States' first female President. In 2009, she joined the staff of police drama Southland as a writer and consulting producer for the first season. In 2010, she became an executive producer for the legal drama The Good Wife. In 2012, she was an executive producer for 10 episodes of second season on Boss, and took part by writing two episodes. Later was called in to work as showrunner and executive producer on ABC drama Nashville starring Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere. For her work on Nashville and The Good Wife, Johnson was nominated for Writers Guild of America Award.


    External links

    • Dee Johnson at IMDb
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