William Rabkin is an American television producer, television writer and author.

He attended UCLA, where he was a part of the Daily Bruin student newspaper.[1][2]

He has written for a number of notable television series namely Spenser: For Hire, Murphy’s Law, Hunter, Baywatch, Diagnosis Murder, A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories, Monk and many other series.[3]

Nearly all of his television work has been collaborations with fellow writer and producer Lee Goldberg.[4]

Rabkin is also an author, writing a number of companion novels for the Psych television series.[5] As well as writing the books Successful Television Writing (2003) (which he co-authored with Goldberg), Beginning Television Writing, (2010),[6] and Writing the Pilot (2011).