Charles H. Eglee

Biography: Charles Hamilton Eglee grew up in North Haven, Connecticut and Eastham, Massachusetts. He was graduated cum laude from Williston Academy and received his B.A. in English from Yale College. After a brief stint teaching film history at Yale, Mr. Eglee moved to California and worked for Roger Corman, where he served in a variety of production capacities and struck up a friendship with then production designer, James Cameron. With Cameron, Mr. Eglee wrote the immortal Piranha II: The Spawning. Later, he wrote and produced the mutant rodent epic Deadly Eyes. In 1984, Mr. Eglee joined the writing staff of St. Elsewhere as story editor. During his tenure, his work was nominated for the Emmy Award and Humanitas Prize. He went on to become writer and supervising producer of the ABC series Moonlighting, where he was, once again, nominated for an Emmy Award. At Twentieth Century Fox Television, Mr. Eglee co-wrote and executive produced the one-hour television pilot, Rockenwagner. JoiningCharles Hamilton Eglee grew up in North Haven, Connecticut and Eastham, Massachusetts. He was graduated cum laude from Williston Academy and received his B.A. in English from Yale College. After a brief stint teaching film history at Yale, Mr. Eglee moved to California and worked for Roger Corman, where he served in a variety of production capacities and struck up a friendship with then production designer, James Cameron. With Cameron, Mr. Eglee wrote the immortal Piranha II: The Spawning. Later, he wrote and produced the mutant rodent epic Deadly Eyes. In 1984, Mr. Eglee joined the writing staff of St. Elsewhere as story editor. During his tenure, his work was nominated for the Emmy Award and Humanitas Prize. He went on to become writer and supervising producer of the ABC series Moonlighting, where he was, once again, nominated for an Emmy Award. At Twentieth Century Fox Television, Mr. Eglee co-wrote and executive produced the one-hour television pilot, Rockenwagner. Joining Steven Bochco Productions in 1991, Mr. Eglee wrote and co-executive produced the ABC series Civil Wars for two seasons, during which time he also shouldered writing chores on L.A. Law. In 1993, he co-created and executive produced the short-lived ABC series, The Byrds of Paradise, starring Timothy Busfield, Seth Green and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Upon that show's demise, Mr. Eglee joined NYPD Blue during its second season as writer and co-executive producer and received an Emmy Award for best drama. In 1995, he co-created Murder One with Steven Bochco and was the show's executive producer. His work was nominated for an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe, the Writer's Guild Award, and received the People's Choice Award. Murder One was also voted best foreign drama by the British Academy of Film and Television. Again with Bochco, Mr. Eglee co-created and executive produced Total Security for ABC starring James Belushi. Eglee and James Cameron teamed up again to co-create Dark Angel, a futuristic drama starring Jessica Alba in the role of Max, a genetically-enhanced human prototype hunted by her military creators through the edgy street life of 21st-Century Seattle. Dark Angel garnered a People's Choice Award for Favorite New Television Dramatic Series and star Alba was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Expand

Charles H. Eglee's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 78
Highest Metascore: 99 Murder One: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 45 Hemlock Grove: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
11 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
45 Hemlock Grove: Season 1 Apr 19, 2013 Executive Producer 7.5
80 The Walking Dead: Season 2 Oct 16, 2011 Executive Producer 7.0
82 The Walking Dead: Season 1 Oct 31, 2010 Executive Producer 8.1
77 Dexter: Season 4 Sep 27, 2009 Writer 8.9
78 Dexter: Season 3 Sep 28, 2008 Writer / Executive Producer 8.1
85 The Shield: Season 7 Sep 2, 2008 Writer / Executive Producer 9.5
tbd The Shield: Season 6 Apr 3, 2007 Writer / Executive Producer 8.8
77 Dexter: Season 1 Oct 1, 2006 Writer / Executive Producer 9.1
tbd The Shield: Season 5 Jan 10, 2006 Writer 9.3
tbd The Shield: Season 4 Mar 15, 2005 Writer 8.9
tbd The Shield: Season 3 Mar 9, 2004 Writer 8.9
70 Karen Sisco: Season 1 Oct 1, 2003 Writer tbd
92 The Shield: Season 1 Mar 12, 2002 Writer / Executive Producer 9.3
tbd Dark Angel: Season 2 Sep 28, 2001 Writer / Executive Producer 7.8
tbd Dark Angel: Season 1 Oct 3, 2000 Writer / Executive Producer 7.5
73 Murder One: Season 2 Oct 10, 1996 Writer 4.5
99 Murder One: Season 1 Sep 19, 1995 Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 6.6
tbd NYPD Blue: Season 2 Oct 11, 1994 Writer 5.0
tbd L.A. Law: Season 6 Oct 10, 1991 Writer tbd
tbd Moonlighting: Season 5 Dec 6, 1988 Writer tbd
tbd Moonlighting: Season 4 Sep 29, 1987 Writer tbd
tbd Moonlighting: Season 3 Sep 23, 1986 Writer 8.0
tbd Moonlighting: Season 2 Sep 24, 1985 Writer 8.0
tbd St. Elsewhere: Season 4 Sep 18, 1985 Writer tbd
tbd St. Elsewhere: Season 3 Sep 19, 1984 Writer tbd
tbd St. Elsewhere: Season 2 Oct 26, 1983 Writer tbd