Mike Cangemi is a television producer, writer, musician and independent filmmaker.
Mike started producing at MTV after a number of projects for MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and ABC. There he served as a producer on all Real World, Challenges & MTV ancillary specials for several years before moving to FUSE TV where he was a producer on the daily live show The Sauce, hosted by Steven Smith & Jared Cotter.
Soon after, Mike was hired to produce Steven’s Untitled Rock Show, hosted by Steven Smith. The show included hundreds of celebrity interviews, bands, music videos, field shoots and original skits. At FUSE he also produced for The Rock Show, covering festivals including Sundance, Warped Tour, Projekt revolution, Bonnaroo, VooDoo Experience and Lollapalooza.
At MTV Digital, Mike has covered numerous events, produced pilots, and conducted interviews with the members of shows including the casts of Jersey Shore, Teen Wolf, Snooki & JWoww, and Awkward. While there he produced the live-stream finale party for Jersey Shore and a Target-sponsored four-hour live concert event for MTV hosted by Gabe Saporta of Cobra Starship.
In 2012, Mike was hired to produce NBC’s New Year’s Eve Live with Carson Daly, producing the live show as well as writing/conducting interviews, intros and skits for the star-studded event. After New Year’s Eve, Mike moved on to produce the Nickelodeon daily live show Nick Studio 10 and from there went to Spike TV where he was a producer for Ink Master Live – a two-hour finale event hosted by Dave Navarro, Chris Nunez, and Oliver Peck.
Mike is currently back at FUSE producing a new music-based show called Absolute which takes a deep look at the monumental artists and events that have shaped genres of music.