Emmy Award-winning Writer, Producer & Inspirational Author



Supervising Producer
The American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to
Julie Andrews
Denzel Washington (2019)
George Clooney (2018)
Diane Keaton (2017)
Composer John Williams (2016)
Steve Martin (2015)
Jane Fonda (2014)
Mel Brooks (2013, Emmy Award winner)
Shirley MacLaine (2012)
Morgan Freeman (2011)
Mike Nichols (2010)
Michael Douglas (2009)
Al Pacino (2007)
Sean Connery (2006)
George Lucas (2005)
Meryl Streep (2004)
Robert DeNiro (2003) 


An Evening of Stars Benefiting the United Negro College Fund (UNCF): A Tribute to
Chaka Khan
Lionel Richie (2010, NAACP Image Award winner)
Patti LaBelle (2009)
Smokey Robinson (2008, NAACP Image Award winner)
Aretha Franklin (2007)
Stevie Wonder (2006, NAACP Image Award winner)
Quincy Jones (2005)
Lou Rawls (2004)

The 2016 Humanitas Prize Awards (Producer-Writer)
The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors (Coordinating Producer)
The 2014 Writers Guild Awards (Executive Producer-Writer)
The 2013 Humanitas Prize Awards (Producer-Writer)
The 2013 Writers Guild Awards (Executive Producer-Writer)
The ADA Father of the Year Awards (Producer-Writer, Live Event 2009, 2010)
The 2009 Writers Guild Awards (Executive Producer-Writer)
The 2006 Writers Guild Awards (Executive Producer-Writer)
The 2005 Writers Guild Awards (Executive Producer-Writer)
The 2003 Soap Opera Digest Awards (Executive Producer-Writer)
The 2001 ALMA Awards (Producer-Writer)
The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (Writer-Producer, 1996-2000)
1st Annual TV Guide Awards (Writer-Co-Producer)
The NFL Player of the Year Awards (Writer-Producer)
The Music City News National Songwriter Awards (Writer-Co-Producer 1983-1985)

Apple Presents: A New Day (Executive Producer, Live Event)
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: Disney Interstitials (Writer)
King of Hearts Gala Celebrating Larry King (Executive Producer, Live Event)
AFI Night at the Movies (Writer, Live Event)
The Wonderful World of Disney: A Disney-Pixar Celebration (Writer)
AFI’s 40th Anniversary (Writer, Live Event)
A Clay Aiken Christmas (Writer-Producer)
On That Note Musical News (Writer-Producer, Pilot)
An Evening of Stars Benefiting the UNCF (Writer-Producer 1998-2003)
The Power of One: Pokemon Movie Premiere Special (Writer-Producer)
1st Annual Gospel Festival (Writer-Producer)
TV’s All-Time #1 Hits (Writer-Producer)
Small Talk (Producer, Series)
Supermodel of the World (Writer 1992, 1993)
Home for the Holidays (Writer-Producer)
The International Auto Show (Writer 1991, 1992)
New York at Night Starring Clint Holmes (Executive Producer Series, Emmy Award winner)
A Crystal Christmas in Sweden (Writer-Producer)
Saturday Night Live hosted by Pamela Sue Martin (Guest Writer)
The Eddie Rabbitt Special (Writer)
Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters (Writer, Series)
John Schneider: Back Home (Writer)
Ray Charles & Ronnie Milsap: In Celebration (Writer-Co-Producer)
Kenny Rogers and the American Cowboy (Writer)
A Special Kenny Rogers (Writer)
The Jim Nabors Show (Writer, Variety-Talk Series)
The American Flyer with Dan Rowan (Writer)

100% Possible: The Battle for the World’s Energy Future (Writer-Producer, In Development)

Into the Deep with Jessica Watson (Co-Executive Producer-Writer, Pilot)
When Animals Attack! (Writer-Producer, Series)
Lifetime Applauds the Fight Against Breast Cancer (Writer)
Earthbeat/Network Earth (Co-Creator, Show Producer-Writer, Series)
Dreams Under Fire: The Gang Crisis (Producer-Writer)
Exploring Psychic Powers… Live! (Writer-Co-Producer)
The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper hosted by Peter Ustinov (Writer-Producer)

America’s Greatest Family with Regis Philbin (Co-Creator, Writer-Producer, Pilot)
Go Search! (Co-Creator, Producer-Writer, Google Pilot)
The Great American Celebrity Spelling Bee (Writer-Co-Producer, Series)
Star Search with Ed McMahon (Writer, Series)


Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, TV movie mini-series,
Original Story and Characters by Cort Casady and Jim Byrnes (1980);

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues, TV movie mini-series sequel (1983);

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: Part III, TV movie mini-series sequel (1987);

Underground L.A.,
original feature screenplay sold to Michael Douglas and Columbia Pictures (1990);

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Gambler Returns, TV movie mini-series sequel (1991);

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: Playing for Keeps, TV movie mini-series sequel (1994).

King of the Road: The Roger Miller Story, musical play, Book by Cort Casady and
Mary Miller, Music by Roger Miller, World Premiere, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA (2017)