Mike Sheridan is an award-winning television documentary producer and director. He began his career shooting and producing many of the first cinéma vérité style programs in the world like TRAUMA: LIFE IN THE E.R., for which he received an Emmy nomination. In 2005 he received the James Beard Award for Best National Food Show for directing, producing, and shooting for the series BOBBY FLAY: CHEF MENTOR. Sheridan was also the Co-Executive Producer and show runner on the groundbreaking homicide investigation series THE FIRST 48 on A&E for six seasons. During that time it became the highest-rated non-fiction justice series on television. As Senior Executive Producer for National Geographic Television in NYC, he managed and oversaw a variety of series and development projects for NGC including the hit show BORDER WARS. Most recently, Sheridan was the show runner on the real crime series THE SYSTEM with Joe Berlinger about controversial issues within the American criminal justice system.