Men at Work
Created byBreckin Meyer
ComposerJohn Swihart
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes30 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production companies
Original release
ReleaseMay 24, 2012 (2012-05-24) –
March 12, 2014 (2014-03-12)

Men at Work is an American sitcom that aired on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure, and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012.[1]

On May 11, 2014, TBS canceled Men at Work after three seasons.[2]


The series follows Milo (Danny Masterson), a man who recently ended his relationship with his girlfriend, Lisa, and tries to re-enter the dating scene with the help of his three best friends/co-workers, Tyler, Gibbs, and Neal (Michael Cassidy, James Lesure, Adam Busch). Neal is the only one who has a girlfriend, Amy (Meredith Hagner). Together, the four friends help each other navigate through relationships, friendship and working together in New York City at the same magazine, Full Steam. The gang mainly hangs out at the diner or at the workplace.

Cast and characters

Main cast

Recurring cast


Main article: List of Men at Work episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110May 24, 2012 (2012-05-24)July 12, 2012 (2012-07-12)
210April 4, 2013 (2013-04-04)June 6, 2013 (2013-06-06)
310January 15, 2014 (2014-01-15)March 12, 2014 (2014-03-12)

Development and production

The pilot appeared on TBS's development slate in May 2011. The series was created by Breckin Meyer, who also serves as executive producer alongside Jamie Tarses and Julia Franz, and the production companies, Sony Pictures Television and FanFare Productions.[3] On August 26, 2011, TBS placed a pilot order for Men at Work.[4]

In September 2011, Danny Masterson, James Lesure, Adam Busch, and Michael Cassidy were cast as the four leads, with Masterson playing the role of Milo, the recently dumped guy whose friends try to help him get back in the dating scene; Lesure playing the role of Gibbs, a ladies' man and photographer at the magazine; Busch playing the role of Neal, a reporter at the magazine and the only one in the group with a girlfriend; and Cassidy playing the role of Tyler, a stylish feature writer.[5][6] Meredith Hagner was the final addition to the cast as Amy, Neal's girlfriend whose father owns the magazine.

On January 6, 2012, TBS picked up Men at Work for a first season of 10 episodes that premiered on May 24, 2012.[7] Production on the first season began in April 2012.[8][9]

On August 20, 2013, TBS picked up Men at Work for a third season of 10 episodes.[10] Season 3 premiered on January 15, 2014.[11]

On May 11, 2014, TBS canceled Men at Work after three seasons.[2]


  1. ^ West, Kelly (March 20, 2012). "TBS Sets Premiere Dates For Men At Work And Sullivan & Son". Cinema Blend. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (May 11, 2014). "'Men at Work' Canceled by TBS After Three Seasons". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "TNT and TBS Announce Extensive Slate of New Projects from Top Talents". The Futon Critic. May 18, 2011. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  4. ^ "Development Update: Friday, August 26". The Futon Critic. August 26, 2011. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 30, 2011). "Danny Masterson Cast As The Lead Of TBS' Comedy Pilot 'Men At Work'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 30, 2011). "TBS Pilot 'Men At Work' Rounds Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  7. ^ Ng, Philana (January 6, 2012). "TBS Orders Breckin Meyer's 'Men at Work' to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  8. ^ "Breaking News — Production Begins on New TBS Original Sitcom "Men at Work"". April 26, 2012. Retrieved August 2, 2012.
  9. ^ Masters, Megan (February 1, 2013). "Exclusive: TBS Sets Premiere Dates for Men at Work, Donald Faison's Who Gets the Last Laugh?". TV Line. Retrieved February 1, 2013.
  10. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (August 20, 2013). "'Sullivan and Son', 'Men At Work' & 'Deal With It' Renewed by TBS". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 22, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
  11. ^ "Exclusive: TBS's "Men at Work" Returns for Season Three on Wednesday, January 15". The Futon Critic. November 13, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2013.