Boy Wonder Productions is a full service media company specializing in the development and production of scripted and non-scripted entertainment. Boy Wonder Productions has produced over 120 hours of reality TV, including shows such as Daycare Divas (TLC), Mom’s Cooking (Lifetime Entertainment), and Rescue My Renovation (HGTV).
Founder and CEO Michael Morrissey is the creative force behind the content. His first feature film, Boy Wonder, was released in 2010 to rave reviews, including a three and a half star rating from the late Roger Ebert. A seasoned writer and director, Morrissey brings his acumen for story and cinematography to all Boy Wonder Productions projects, scripted and non-scripted alike.
The company is currently in production on season six of First Time Flippers and season two of Nashville Flipped (DIY Network). In pre-production is Lords of Magic, a scripted pilot.
EVERYTHING ELSE, ALSO FIRST.
EVERYTHING ELSE, ALSO FIRST.
Nashville house flipper Troy Dean Shafer renovates homes in historic communities throughout his city. Troy has to get through each job without breaking the bank, but the thing is, when it comes to old homes, unforeseen challenges arise with every corner turned and every wall opened. In this show, Troy faces flips of historic proportions, and the results are worth every bit of effort.
Brothers Silas and Nate Norris are transforming neighborhoods in small town Indiana and making a big impact. The two teamed with their childhood best friends John Sommer and John Weber to renovate hundreds of houses around their hometown. They’ve got a growing business, four families and ten kids between them, but they’re up for the challenge. In Small Town, Big Flip, this brotherhood is thriving while giving a big boost to its hometown, one house at a time.
Lords Of Magic is an adult themed, sci-fi, thriller that follows renegade quantum physicist, Abigail Lords, and her brother, Christopher Lords, as they unravel the mystery of their mother’s horrific death by dark magic. Their quest for answers is fueled by deadly necessity as the same curse that killed their mother has now struck Abigail’s daughter, Katelyn.
To break the curse, Abigail and Christopher will dive deep into a world of ancient magic and modern science. Together they will peel back the layers of reality to crack the code of magic and wield the very power that threatens to destroy their family.
The Lords begin their journey out of desperation, but ultimately, their goal extends beyond survival. Abigail and Christopher want revenge, revenge and the power to exact it. In the end, they will have both, but it will come at a price so high that it might tear the Lords family apart once and for all.
Getting into real estate and renovation can yield big rewards, but fast cash isn’t always as easy as it sounds. For these first time house flippers, the learning process may turn their American Dream s to nightmares. From demo all the way to the open house, for better or for worse, First Time Flippers will keep you laughing--or crying--as the lesser known pitfalls of the real estate game are revealed.
OH, THE PLACES WE'VE BEEN!
OH, THE PLACES WE'VE BEEN!
Rocker turned-renovator Daryl Hall is putting down his guitar and picking up a hammer on his mission to restore a quaint 18th century home in Sherman, Connecticut. According to local legend, the house was owned by a widowed sea captain and hasn't been touched in decades. Combining Daryl's love of history and vintage architecture, he and his team of craftsman will have this one-bedroom cottage singing with 1780s charm by the time they’re finished.
Flippin’ Sisters! follows beautiful Greek sisters Reitsa and Violet as they expand their Long Island house flipping business with investment money from their overbearing and over-the-top mother Elaine. With two very different home lives and the pressure of taking on the biggest flip of their careers, the old adage is put to the test: never mix business with family.
Licensed contractor John DeSilvia comes to the rescue of distraught homeowners who have seen their homes left in shambles by the same contractors they hired to fix them. Faulty plumbing, shoddy framing, compromised structure . . . these are just a few of the complaints that homeowners have after hiring a bad contractor. Johnny D. steps in to make everything right and rescue these homeowners, making sure they get the job they paid for in the first place and then some.
Boy Wonder is the story of a traumatized boy, Sean Donovan, following his evolution into a shy but determined teenager patrolling the mean streets of New York City. A quiet high school student in waking hours, after dark, Donovan doles punishment to remoreless thugs across the city. As the late Roger Ebert notes in his 2011 review of the film, “this is a suffering boy, and his actions are more of a duty than a satisfaction."
Brother-sister duo Jonathan and Nicole raid houses across the country to point out sights homeowners may be avoiding by hiding under rugs that horrify their guests. And after they identify the problems, Jon and Nicole teach these homeowners how to really make their issues disappear. The two teach folks the skills they need to attack their renovations and home maintenance, all the while showing that it doesn’t have to be a terrible chore. By the end of every episode, each newly trained DIYer will have a new lease on homeownership!
Daycare Divas follows best friends Leslie Napolitano and Christine Collica as they start up and handle the day to day of their new daycare business. Leslie is an early education teacher, adept in working with special needs children, and Christine, while educated as a teacher, has spent her adult years instead as a stay-at-home mother of three. These two ladies are polar opposites when it comes to childcare and education, and that’s the conflict on which this show capitalizes. Can these two women actually get this business up and running? And if they do, will they be able to work together or will their child clientele run them into the ground?
Every episode of 10 Grand in Your Hand, licensed contractor John DeSilvia shows real homeowners how to cut up to $10,000 from their renovation and remodeling projects. Repeat: DIY Network will save homeowners up to $10,000 in cash. In this original series, Johnny D. comes into the onset of a renovation to offer homeowners his voice of experience on materials and methodology, plus essential how-to info on taking on the basics themselves. Homeowners are amazed by how much can be can shave off their total budget with a little know how, leaving serious cash available to spend on another project . . . or a vacation!
Does your mom have a signature dish? Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook it? In Mom’s Cooking, host Joe Corsano takes eager daughters inside their mothers’ kitchens to learn how to cook a signature family recipe. Each episode, Corsano guides the pair through the sentimental experience as they bond throughout the cooking process and recount memories surrounding the meal. Mom’s Cooking premiered in December 2008 on Lifetime Real Women. Find Mom’s Cooking available for download on iTunes.
Under Construction goes deep into the world of big-city construction. The show follows John DeSilvia and John Palanca, owners of Design Tech in Brooklyn, as they demolish, build, renovate and refurbish projects all over New York. Beyond the massive construction under takings, DeSilvia and Palanca deal with the daily drama of their small business--demanding clients, strict city officials and unruly staffers. Funny, exciting and innovative, Under Construction breaks the mold of Do-It-Yourself television.