Founded in 1995 by Jim Casey, Painless develops and produces television shows and digital content for the largest entertainment companies in the world, including A&E, ABC Family, Animal Planet, Biography Channel, Destination America, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, DIY, E!, FOX, Fox Movie Channel, FX, GSN, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime Movie Network (LMN), MTV, NatGeo Wild, Spike, TLC, Travel Channel, Tribune Entertainment, TruTV, VH-1 and others. Painless projects range from documentary, reality and formatted series to dramatized recreations, scripted live-action, features and animation.
Painless’ current and recent projects include Travel Channel’s long-running paranormal investigation series, “The Dead Files,” now airing its eighth season, and its companion series “Dead Files Revisited,” the gripping Investigation Discovery series, “Reasonable Doubt,” as well as several projects for LMN, including the top-rated, darkly comedic, first-person recreation series, “My Crazy Ex,” and its spinoff series, “My Crazy Sex,” the popular horror-themed recreation series, “My Haunted House,” now airing on Destination America, along with the highly-rated LMN original movie, “House of Darkness,” and the innovative DIY Network build show, “Offbeat Retreats.”
Painless also created and produced Discovery Channel’s “Highway To Sell,” as well as Travel Channel’s “Sand Masters,” producing 28 episodes of the comedic build-and-reveal series from exotic locations around the world. Painless has also produced more than 130 hours of “The Eukanuba Tournament of Champions,” a series of live event dog shows for Animal Planet, and the multiple award-winning, quirky comic documentary, “Cat People.”
From eccentric character-driven projects like “The Lady with 700 Cats” to the literally hypnotic series “Seeing Stars” and the explosively innovative “Sand Blasters” and “Sand Wars” competition series, Painless projects are instantly recognizable by their unique approach to visual storytelling.
President / Executive Producer
Award-winning writer/producer/editor/director Jim Casey has been the creative force behind a wide variety of television shows and genres, including children’s, news, documentaries, magazines, sports, daytime strips and prime-time entertainment. Casey is renowned by cable networks and distributors for his innovative approach to conceptualizing, writing, producing, directing and editing. A soup-to-nuts creator, Casey establishes a distinct vision and story-telling approach for all Painless projects...