Billed as 'creative concultant' on the Showtime series "The Hoop Life"
Executive produced the CBS miniseries "An American Tragedy" which focused on the murder trial of O.J. Simpson
Started a new, multi-million-dollar New York-based production company with Barry Levinson (Levinson-Fontana Productions)
Wrote "Johnny Appleseed: A Noh Play", produced at Studio Arena in Buffalo
Became playwright-in-residence at NYC's Writers Theatre
Co-creator (with Barry Levinson) and executive producer of HBO's "Oz", a gritty dramatic series set in an urban prison
With Levinson, served as executive producer of the HBO series "Baseball Wives"
Writer and producer for NBC series "St. Elsewhere"
Co-creator, executive producer and writer for short-lived NBC series "Tattinger's"
Executive produced and co-wrote the NBC movie "The Prosecutors" (a pilot on which everybody passed)
Served as executive producer and writer for "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC)
Wrote teleplay for ABC special "The Fourth Wise Man"
Grew up in Buffalo, New York
Playwright-in-residence, Williamstown Theatre Festival; plays produced there include "This Is On Me", "The Underlings", "The Overcoat" and "The Spectre Bridegroom"
Wrote the teleplay and executive produced the religious-themed TV-movie "Judas and Jesus" (ABC)