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John Shiban


John Shiban began his career with The X Files as a staff writer in its third season. After receiving a B.A. in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles Mr. Shiban earned his M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute. While at AFI, Shiban was chosen as the institute's candidate for the Paramount Fellowship ... See full bio »
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Known For

The X-Files
The X-Files Producer
(1995-2002)
Supernatural
Supernatural Producer
(2005-2008)
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad Producer
(2009-2011)
Rest Stop
Rest Stop Producer
(2006)

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 2011-2016 Hell on Wheels (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Any Sum Within Reason (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Hungry Ghosts (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Elixir of Life (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Blood Moon Rising (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Blood Moon (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Da Vinci's Demons (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Liberum Arbitrium (2015) ... (executive producer)
- La Confessione Della Macchina (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Angelus Iratissimus (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Ira Deorum (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Alis Volat Propriis (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Scream: The TV Series (TV Series) (consulting producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (consulting producer)
 2009-2011 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (consulting producer - 36 episodes)
- Salud (2011) ... (consulting producer)
- Bug (2011) ... (consulting producer)
- Hermanos (2011) ... (consulting producer)
- Problem Dog (2011) ... (consulting producer)
- Cornered (2011) ... (consulting producer)
 2011 Torchwood (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Miracle Day: The Middle Men (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Miracle Day: Escape to LA (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
 2010-2011 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Dinner Party (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Crying Wolf (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Daddy Issues (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Descent (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- By the Light of the Moon (2010) ... (co-executive producer)
 2008-2009 Legend of the Seeker (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Reckoning (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Sanctuary (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Cursed (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Mirror (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Deception (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (Video) (producer)
 2008 Alien Raiders (producer)
  Supernatural (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (consulting producer - 16 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- No Rest for the Wicked (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Time Is on My Side (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Long Distance Call (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Ghostfacers (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Jus in Bello (2008) ... (consulting producer)
 2008 Otis (producer)
 2007 The Gathering (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Believers (Video) (executive producer)
 2007 Sublime (Video) (executive producer)
 2006 Rest Stop (Video) (executive producer - uncredited) / (producer)
 2003-2004 Threat Matrix (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Cambodia (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- 19 Seconds (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- Extremist Makeover (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- Stochastic Variable (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- PPX (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002-2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 26 episodes)
- The Expanse (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- First Flight (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bounty (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Regeneration (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Cogenitor (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
  The X-Files (TV Series) (supervising producer - 22 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (producer - 22 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (co-executive producer - 21 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (co-producer - 20 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (executive producer - 19 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- The Truth: Parts 1 & 2 (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Sunshine Days (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Release (2002) ... (executive producer)
- William (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Jump the Shark (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The 'Cap'n Toby' Show (2001) ... (executive producer)
- All About Yves (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Lying Game (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Tango de los Pistoleros (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Diagnosis: Jimmy (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2000 Harsh Realm (TV Series) (supervising producer - 8 episodes)
- Camera Obscura (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- Cincinnati (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- Manus Domini (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- Three Percenters (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- Reunion (2000) ... (supervising producer)
 1998 Inside the X Files (TV Special documentary) (producer)
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