Tim Minear

Biography: Tim Minear is a popular writer, well know for writing, directing and producing for a number of popular series for television. His most recent, Wonderfalls, was cancelled after less than a season by Fox, the same fate that befell Firefly, his previous series. Tim was a signficant member of the Angel writing and directing crew for 3 seasons and became a fan favorite, known for bumping off characters with relish.

Early in his career, he was the Story Editor for a season and a half on the syndicated series "High Tide" for which he wrote a number of episodes, under both his own name and the pseudonym Chris Baena. Tim Minear is remarkable as a very kind and fan-conscious writer who takes time from his busy schedule to answer e-mails, do interviews, and field questions on official fan boards as well as other news groups and discussion boards. He's also been a featured speaker at Drexel University, an X-Files Con, the Atlanta SF DragonCon 2000 and the Los Angeles Comic Con in
Tim Minear is a popular writer, well know for writing, directing and producing for a number of popular series for television. His most recent, Wonderfalls, was cancelled after less than a season by Fox, the same fate that befell Firefly, his previous series. Tim was a signficant member of the Angel writing and directing crew for 3 seasons and became a fan favorite, known for bumping off characters with relish.

Early in his career, he was the Story Editor for a season and a half on the syndicated series "High Tide" for which he wrote a number of episodes, under both his own name and the pseudonym Chris Baena.

Tim Minear is remarkable as a very kind and fan-conscious writer who takes time from his busy schedule to answer e-mails, do interviews, and field questions on official fan boards as well as other news groups and discussion boards. He's also been a featured speaker at Drexel University, an X-Files Con, the Atlanta SF DragonCon 2000 and the Los Angeles Comic Con in 2003 with the Firefly crew and in 2004 with Wonderfalls producers and some of the unaired episodes. Work is pretty much finished on the writing of a screen adaptation of Robert Heinlein's "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress," and Minear's attention is now turned to reformulating a Fox series, "The Insider."
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Tim Minear's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 66
Highest Metascore: 75 The Chicago Code: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 52 Drive: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
11 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
60 American Horror Story: Season 5 Oct 7, 2015 Writer / Executive Producer 7.0
69 American Horror Story: Season 4 Oct 8, 2014 Writer / Executive Producer 7.2
71 American Horror Story: Season 3 Oct 9, 2013 Writer / Executive Producer 7.6
65 American Horror Story: Season 2 Oct 17, 2012 Writer / Executive Producer 8.3
62 American Horror Story: Season 1 Oct 5, 2011 Writer / Executive Producer 8.1
75 The Chicago Code: Season 1 Feb 7, 2011 Writer / Executive Producer 7.0
75 Terriers: Season 1 Sep 8, 2010 Writer / Executive Producer 8.6
tbd Dollhouse: Season 2 Sep 25, 2009 Writer / Director / Executive Producer 4.3
57 Dollhouse: Season 1 Feb 13, 2009 Writer / Director 8.0
52 Drive: Season 1 Apr 15, 2007 Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 8.7
tbd The Inside: Season 1 Jun 8, 2005 Writer / Director tbd
tbd Angel: Season 4 Oct 6, 2002 Writer / Director 7.8
63 Firefly: Season 1 Sep 20, 2002 Writer / Director / Executive Producer 8.3
tbd Angel: Season 3 Sep 24, 2001 Writer / Director / Executive Producer 7.9
tbd Angel: Season 2 Sep 26, 2000 Writer / Director 9.0
75 Angel: Season 1 Oct 5, 1999 Writer / Executive Producer / Producer 8.6
tbd The X-Files: Season 5 Nov 2, 1997 Writer 8.6
tbd Zorro (1997): Season 1 Sep 20, 1997 Writer tbd
tbd Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Season 4 Sep 22, 1996 Writer tbd