lauren_smallLauren Gussis is a successful television writer known most notably for her work on all eight seasons of Showtime’s DEXTER, where over the course of the series she worked her way up from staff writer to co-executive producer. Network credits include the Jerry Bruckheimer produced E-RING at NBC, ONCE UPON A TIME at ABC, and the CW pilot BARB OF DARKNESS, which she co-wrote with Manny Coto. Most recently she co-wrote and executive produced the pilot OPEN with Ryan Murphy for HBO. Currently she has a two year overall deal at CBSTVS for development, where she is working on a Cleopatra pilot for the CW and 2 half hour cable comedy pitches.