Spencer Griffin is the Head of TV Development for Just For Laughs and has recently sold and developed projects for HBO, Hulu, Starz, E!, Sony Pictures Animation, NBCUniversal, and more.
Previously he has been an Executive Producer for shows on TruTV, IFC, PopTV, MTV, YouTube Premium, Facebook Watch, and more. And has sold and developed projects for IFC, Freeform, TruTV, MTV, Audible, Eko, and more. Spencer has held Development and Executive positions at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Big Breakfast, and CollegeHumor.
Spencer Griffin is an Executive Producer of “Adam Ruins Everything” (TruTV), “Hot Date” (Pop), “The Middle of the Night Show” (MTV), and “Comedy Music Hall of Fame” (IFC). In digital, Spencer executive produced “CollegeHumor” (YouTube), “I Want My Phone Back” (Facebook Watch), “Bad Internet” and “Rhett and Link's Buddy System” (YouTube Red), “Fatal Decision” (go90), and “The Britishes” (Audience).
Previously, Spencer was the Head of Live Action Development and Production, a division he created, for Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (“Robot Chicken”). As Senior Vice President and Executive Producer for Big Breakfast and CollegeHumor, Spencer helped grow the company from a digital brand (earning over 20 million social followers and 20 Webby Awards) into a full-scale television development and production company.
He was personally recognized with a Webby and Telly Award for his co-direction and production of a rap video starring a rapping First Lady Michelle Obama. Griffin has also produced for Jason Bateman and Will Arnett’s comedy enterprise, DumbDumb.
His production of the one-man play, Catalpa, received a five-star rating at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and won the LA Weekly Theatre Award for Best Performance.
A graduate of The University of Iowa, Spencer founded a performance space/art gallery, Public Space ONE, which is still open, 16 years later. His original play "Shoes: the Musical" was selected for publication in The University of Iowa's Best Plays Anthology.
Spencer has been a speaker at SXSW, Just For Laughs, ATX, Future of Television Conference, Social Media Week, and more.
Spencer is a member of the Producer's Guild of America, the Television Academy, a Clippers season ticket holder, a certified ESL instructor, and an Upright Citizen's Brigade graduate. He's also a minister in the Universal Life Church and is a two-time godfather. Spencer lives in Hollywood with his partner Lauran and their dog Thelonius.