The Curse of Oak Island

The Curse of Oak Island

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer

EPISODES: Seasons 1-4

OVERVIEW: History’s #1 unscripted series, follows brothers Rick and Marty Lagina as they and their team pursue a lifelong dream of solving the 221-year Oak Island mystery.

Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Creator & Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 1-4

OVERVIEW: An original competition series featuring world-class bladesmiths competing to create history’s most iconic edged weapons. 

“Sharply awesome” Entertainment Weekly

Hunting Hitler

Hunting Hitler

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 1 & 2

OVERVIEW: According to documents that were declassified by the FBI in 2014, Adolf Hitler may have survived World War II and fled to South America following the fall of Nazi Germany. In this series a team of investigators — led by 21-year CIA veteran Bob Baer undertakes a definitive search with the goal of finding out whether the notorious dictator actually survived the war and pulled off one of history’s greatest disappearing acts. 

Ozzy & Jacks World Detour

Ozzy & Jacks World Detour

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Season 1

OVERVIEW: Heavy metal God, Prince of Darkness and self-proclaimed history nerd Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack hit the road, armed with a bucket list of iconic, historically significant spots.  There are no tour buses, no roadies and no boundries in this docuseries -- Just father and son, and a whole lot of bleepin’ history. 

“Over-the-top funny” Rolling Stone
 

TRL

TRL

NETWORK: MTV

ROLE: Head Writer & Network Executive Producer 

YEARS: 1999 - 2008

OVERVIEW: A cornerstone of MTV’s programming slate from 1998 – 2008, this live daily video countdown series featured a who’s who of celebrity talent in its 2,247 episodes. 

PIT BULLS & PAROLEES

PIT BULLS & PAROLEES

NETWORK: Animal Planet

ROLE: Co-Developer & Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 1 & 2

OVERVIEW: A day-in-the-life docu-series that follows renowned pit bull trainer Tia Torres on her mission to help ex-convicts and the misunderstood breed help each other get a second chance at life. 

“An uber-addicting reality series” Movie Fone

WWII IN HD

WWII IN HD

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Executive Producer, Co-Director & Head Writer 

OVERVIEW: A 10-hour, character-driven documentary event that uses rare color film (converted to high-def) and the words of 10 veterans and two journalists, to tell the epic story of WWII.  

“Four stars...a fresher angle on a war analyzed in hundreds of millions of words”  Daily News

“Masterfully edited…at times you forget you’re watching a documentary” LA Times

“A big, brawny look at The War in color… it’s terrific” Newsday

News & Documentary Emmy Award Winner - Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Music and Sound

Uncle Frank

Uncle Frank

NETWORK: HBO Documentaries 

ROLE: Producer, Director, Cinematographer & Writer 

OVERVIEW: This independently produced and film festival award-winning feature documentary is a unique portrait of aging in America, via the inspirational story of one man’s determination to not let his age define his vitality. 

“’Uncle Frank’ transcends the spunky-senior genre of documentary with a genuinely affecting look at one man's golden years.” The Washington Post

"Volunteering his piano playing skills to play standards for nursing home crowds, Uncle Frank might seem like a character from a Christopher Guest mockumentary. But there's no ageism or bedpan gags in Matthew Ginsburg's funny film about his great uncle, a retired machinist with a blunt wit and groupies older than the Stones." Esquire

“A surefire crowd-pleaser... and should be just as resilient across the board as is the energetic octogenarian himself.” Variety

“An inspired and frequently funny look at the joys and fears of aging.” The Times of London

Audience Award Winner Newport International Film Festival

Audience Award Runner-up San Francisco International Film Festival

Best Documentary Honorable Mention Woodstock Film Festival

Human Giant

Human Giant

NETWORK: MTV

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Season 2

OVERVIEW: Sketch comedy series starring Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer.

“Brilliant” Rolling Stone
 
“Channels the anarchic surrealism of Monty Python and the SCTV gang at their best”
Entertainment Weekly

LEGENDS: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

LEGENDS: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

NETWORK: VH1

ROLE: Senior Producer, Director & Co-Writer 

OVERVIEW: Never before seen concert footage, rare archival interviews and a new, exclusive interview with Bruce are featured in this documentary chronicling the first 25 years of Springsteen’s career.

“Cheers…The Bosses finest hour” TV Guide

“Loaded with insight…worth watching” The Boston Globe

DEATH VALLEY

DEATH VALLEY

NETWORK: MTV

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 1 

OVERVIEW: Scripted, horror comedy following the exploits of the Undead Task Force, a newly formed division of the LAPD as they capture the zombies, werewolves and vampires that roam the streets of the San Fernando Valley.

“Goofy, gory and a lot of fun” Los Angeles Times

JOIN OR DIE WITH CRAIG FERGUSON

JOIN OR DIE WITH CRAIG FERGUSON

NETWORK: HISTORY 

ROLE: Executive Producers 

EPISODES: Season 1

OVERVIEW: 22-episode panel show featuring Craig Ferguson and special guests including comedians, actors and academics discussing unorthodox and provocative historical topics.

“It’s a discussion show; it’s smart people saying interesting stuff on television.  It’ll never work” Craig Ferguson LA Times – 1 week before premiere

GREAT MINDS WITH DAN HARMON

GREAT MINDS WITH DAN HARMON

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Season 1 

OVERVIEW: Shortform, comedy series starring writer Dan Harmon transporting a series of historical figures to the present.

“Dan Harmon, of Rick and Morty fame, writes and performs in the crown jewel of the new comedy block: Great Minds with Dan Harmon. The show is a breath of fresh air rushing through the History Channel’s musty old library.”  Inverse

THE ANDY MILONAKIS SHOW

THE ANDY MILONAKIS SHOW

NETWORK: MTV

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Season 1

OVERVIEW: Sketch comedy show featuring Andy Milonakis as he takes viewers into his city, into his home and most interestingly, into his head.   

"When I first met him, I didn't know what to make of him," says Jimmy Kimmel. He co-created and co-produces Milonakis's show. "I didn't know how old he was, I didn't know if he was on drugs. And I still don't know what to make of him." Washington Post

American Pickers

American Pickers

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 5 - 7

OVERVIEW: Pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz hit America’s back roads from coast to coast while earning a living restoring forgotten relics to their former glory and transforming one person’s trash into another’s treasure.

THE SELECTION

THE SELECTION

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Season 1 

OVERVIEW: 30 men and women with no military background go through intense physical and mental challenges to see if they have what it takes to be the best of the best. Inspired by Special Operations Selection training and shot over a two-week period with over sixty-five cameras, the participants are led by six instructors who are veterans of the Navy SEALS, Green Berets and Army Rangers.  

American Daredevils

American Daredevils

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producers

EPISODES: Season 1 

OVERVIEW: A gritty 16-episode docuseries that rides shotgun with the men and women who crisscross the country to keep a dying American tradition alive, while risking it all for the fans, the glory, and a paycheck.

INKED

INKED

NETWORK: A&E

ROLE: Co-Developer & Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 1 & 2

OVERVIEW: Character-driven docu-series about X-Games icon Carey Hart and his crew at his Las Vegas-based Hart & Huntington Tattoo Company. 

THE WARFIGHTERS

THE WARFIGHTERS

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producer 

EPISODES: Seasons 1 (Originally “Live to Tell”) & 2

OVERVIEW: An eight-episode docu-series that gives viewers a harrowing, intimate and revealing portrait of U.S. Special Forces missions, as told by those who survived the front lines of the ongoing War on Terror. 
 

METALLICA: IN THEIR OWN WORDS

METALLICA: IN THEIR OWN WORDS

NETWORK: FUSE

ROLE: Executive Producer, Director & Writer

OVERVIEW: A half-hour special that documents an epic life on tour with rock’s road warriors and 2009 Hall of Fame Inductees - Metallica. 

THE 100 GREATEST ARTISTS OF ROCK & ROLL

THE 100 GREATEST ARTISTS OF ROCK & ROLL

NETWORK: VH1

ROLE: Co-Creator, Developer, Senior Producer & Head Writer 

OVERVIEW: Five-hour docu-countdown of the top 100 artists, as selected by a survey of over 600 pop and rock stars. Hosted by Kevin Bacon, this special launched what has proven to be one VH1’s highest rated franchises. 

“The highlight of VH1” Rolling Stone (Hot Issue)

“Cheers to rock & roll heaven” TV Guide

ROCKSTORY

ROCKSTORY

NETWORK: VH1

ROLE: Creator, Executive Producer & Head Writer 

OVERVIEW: The real stories about some of Rock & Roll’s most notorious moments are revealed in this series of five, one-hour documentary/magazine specials. Nominated for a National News and Documentary Emmy Award. 

“Dramatically powerful” Newsday

“Well done…suspenseful” The Denver Post

“Compelling history” TV Guide

THE HUNT

THE HUNT

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producers

EPISODES: Season 1 

OVERVIEW: Twice a year, on the rugged island of Kodiak, Alaska, a select group of hunters heads into the wilderness for the ultimate test against the elements and the largest land predator on Earth–the Kodiak brown bear. Narrated by Metallica’s James Hetfield, The Hunt documents one of the most dangerous pursuits known to man.

Ice Road Truckers

Ice Road Truckers

NETWORK: HISTORY

ROLE: Network Executive Producers

EPISODES: Season 5–7

OVERVIEW: Truckers battle the elements and each other to deliver loads on remote, seasonal ice roads in Canada and Alaska in History’s trailblazing docuseries.

"Everything about Ice Road Truckers is astonishing" NY Post

“Guys drive on ice” Jesse Pinkman (Breaking Bad)