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.