About me

Gerard Barry is a multi award winning and Emmy nominated Executive Producer

excelling in creating and running peak time popular factual formats. BBC trained and

with excellent North American network relationships at Netflix and Discovery HGTV, he

combines strong creative vision with mature team and talent management skills - from

two person Development teams to hundred strong units on 'Property Brothers' and

'Flinch'. He delivers success on both sides of the Atlantic, currently based in London

but happy to relocate for the right project.

He was recently Head of Programmes at Stellify Media, delivering shows for the BBC,

Viacom and Netflix's first Entertainment format - the ten part Action Gameshow 'Flinch'

which debuted in may 2019.

Prior to that he spent seven years co creating and running one of lifestyle TV's biggest

global brands: Property Brothers - leading them from launch through several

consecutive renewals; creating the new format 'Buying and Selling' and day by day

Showrunning them both. Alongside an impressive portfolio of other award winning

series for Discovery, The History Channel, HGTV and The Food Network - in total, over

350 hours of fast paced, fun and entertaining content.

In the UK, his primetime track record at the BBC was complemented by an award

winning stint in the UK Independent sector in London, working with the full range of

broadcast partners including the BBC, Channel Four and SKY.



Sector Experience

Production, Talent Management


Emmy Award, Rose D\'Or of Montreaux, rts


BBC, Discovery Inc, HISTORY CHANNEL, Sky UK, Viacom

Trade Associations


Currently No Recommendations
Perm, Freelance, Remote
Skill Level
Senior, Director
French English (first language)
Creativepool member since 12 July 2019