Patterson spent a decade working for Lorre, Wbtv and CBS on the long-running multi-camera comedy series Two and a Half Men, where he rose to executive producer/co-showrunner. He also did a stint as a consulting producer on Mike & Molly.
Following the end of 2.5 Men, Patterson and fellow 2.5 Men co-showrunner Don Reo created The Ranch, which became the first Netflix-produced multi-camera comedy series that introduced a new model producing 20 episodes a year that air in two batches. The series, ran by Patterson and Reo, was a solid hit for the streamer and ran for four seasons, completing 80 episodes.
After the end of The Ranch, Patterson