Bruce’s devotion to quality television production has resulted in critically-acclaimed television productions, specials and documentaries. Bruce has over 25 years of live television production experience with daily newscasts, as well as live sports events, including: Detroit Tigers baseball, Detroit Pistons, basketball and Hockey Night in Canada. Bruce has served as technical director for a syndicated talk show on the USA network. He also produced a children’s television series, “Babes World,” and was involved with a pilot television show for syndication, called “The Great American Quiz Show.” Bruce has also played an integral part in high-profile productions like Honda’s National Sales meeting, Kmart’s National Sales meeting and Miller Beer’s National Distributors meeting.
In 1991, Bruce wrote and produced “Never Lose Your Hope,” transforming an idea into an Emmy award-winning Christmas special. Since “Never Lose Your Hope,” Bruce has written several television pilot scripts including: “Ellen Hill,” a light comedy about a talk show host in crisis; “Michael & Carl,” an urban comedy about two superheroes that try to save Detroit with no superpowers to save themselves; and “McMahon and Tate,” a workplace comedy about the advertising business. He has also written features scripts including: “Ray & Me,” a back in the day comedy about WGPR, the first Black television station in the country and “The Simple Life,” a light comedy about a local sportscaster whose life gets turned upside down when his ex-girlfriend returns to town.
Bruce has also produced several television specials and documentaries including: “Shape up Michigan,” which aired on every television station in the state of Michigan and “Revisiting the Dream,” a fascinating look at the largest civil rights rally leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream Speech,” first delivered in Detroit. Bruce’s Emmy award-winning documentary, “Band of Gold,” explores the musical world and professional fight for survival of Holland-Dozier-Holland, one of the industry’s most prolific songwriting teams and their quest to take control of their musical destiny. Currently, Bruce is developing a documentary series and writing a television and feature script projects.