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Gary R. Benz


GARY R. BENZ President, Chief Executive Officer An entrepreneur who helped set the standard for documentary and unscripted television programming, Gary R. Benz was one of the first American producers to envision the worldwide appeal of this emerging genre. In 1986, he established GRB Entertainment as a world-class television producer and ... See full bio »

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 2013 Scambushed (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2005-2013 Untold Stories of the ER (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 64 episodes)
- Cows & Stilettos (2013) ... (executive producer)
- One Bloody Night/Never Say Die/Doctor High Seas (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Girlfriend, Wife, Stroke!/Code Red/Deadly Bite (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rottweiler in the ER/Broken Heart/Suspicious Rash (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Family Weekend (executive producer)
 2013 My Evil Sister (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Extreme Animal Obsessions (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Fame in the Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Model Killers (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Confessions: Animal Hoarding (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- I Live in a Kennel (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rats! (2012) ... (executive producer)
- 99 Pets (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ghost Hunter Hoarder (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Zoo in My Basement (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2005-2012 Intervention (TV Series) (executive producer - 185 episodes)
- Dallas (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Al (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Cher (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ryan (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Dennis (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Angels Among Us (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2010-2011 Aftermath with William Shatner (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- The Insider: Jeffery Wigand (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Mayflower Madam: Sydney Biddle Barrows (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Chilean Miner Rescuer: Jeff Hart (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Pentagon Papers: Daniel Ellsberg (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Ed Smart: Bringing Home Elizabeth (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Relapse (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2010 Is It Possible? (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 We Mean Business (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Berry Elegance (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Pact with the Devil (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Your Place or Mine? (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Alter Eco (TV Series) (executive producer - 2008)
 2008 The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2008 Wrestling My Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Bone Detectives (TV Series) (executive producer - 2008)
 2007 Diagnosis X (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Hidden Truth (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Secret Chemistry (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 I Do... Again (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 24/24 Rule (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Designer to the Stars: Kari Whitman (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2006 Flight Attendant School (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2006 Full Force Nature (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2006 Wild World of Spike (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2004-2006 Expeditions to the Edge (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Into Galeras Volcano (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Trapped Diver (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Lost in Space (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Iditarod Blizzard (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Family Adrift (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2006 True Caribbean Pirates (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Guardian Angels, MD (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2006 Secret Life of a Soccer Mom (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Medical Miracles (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2005 Muscle Car Makeover (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Plan B (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 The Agency (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2005 Tuckerville (TV Series) (executive supervising producer)
 2005 The Princes of Malibu (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2005 History Hogs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Invasion Iowa (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2004 Intervention (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 Shot from the Sky (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Bet Your Life (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Gary Benz)
 2004 Next Action Star (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Score to Settle (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Road Kill (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Watery Grave (2004) ... (executive producer)
- The Captives (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Leap of Faith (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2002-2004 Mysterious Worlds (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Mysteries of the Burmuda Triangle (2004) ... (executive producer)
- The Salida Massacre (2004) ... (executive producer)
- America's Ghost Hunters (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Crop Circles: In Search of a Sign (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Prophets: Seers of the Future (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2003 Beauty Shop Secrets (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Bill Stanton Project (TV Series) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2003 Coming Home (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Critical Condition: Stories from the ER (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Outdoor Outtakes (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Reconcilable Differences (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Second Chance (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 Pact with the Devil (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 The Last Mission (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 Forecast Earth (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Impact of El Nino (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Storms That Rock the Coast (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2002 Now See This (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Travel Scams & Rip-Offs Revealed (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Miami (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Los Angeles (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Las Vegas (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Beyond Human Limits (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Cinema Secrets (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2003)
 2001 Strange Medicine (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Stuntmen's World Tour (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2001 Terror on the Tracks (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Stigmata: Divine Blood (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2001 USA's Cannonball Run 2001 (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2000 Daredevils (TV Movie documentary short) (executive producer)
 1999 Medal of Honor (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 War Dogs: America's Forgotten Heroes (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1999 On the Inside: The Real Ghosthunters (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 Masters of Illusion: The Wizards of Special Effects (TV Special documentary) (co-producer)
 1994 Movie Magic (TV Series documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1994 The World's Most Dangerous Stunts (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1991 Stuntmasters (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Car Through Exploding Billboard (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Descent Into the Black Hole (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Live: The World's Greatest Stunts (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1988 The World's Greatest Stunts: A Tribute to Hollywood Stuntmen (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1987 The Ultimate Stuntman: A Tribute to Dar Robinson (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1984 ABC Rocks (TV Series) (supervising producer)
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