Michael Trikilis is an American film and television producer, known mostly for his involvement with Playboy TV. In 1981, Trikilis, along with Hugh Hefner developed much of the original programming for "The Playboy Channel." Most notably, Trikilis developed the signature "Playboy style" of video, which is utilized primarily in the channel's "Playmate Profiles" featuring Playboy Playmates. Trikilis continues to produce shows for the channel to this day, under the name of his production company "Michael Trikilis Productions." He has appeared as himself on E!'s reality show "The Girls Next Door."