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After decades of working with some of the biggest names in the business, Barry brings an insider's perspective, with the genuine enthusiasm of a fan. His observations are intelligent and insightful. If you want an education on the entertainment industry, skip USC instead get drunk and listen to Barry.
STEVE LEVITAN (Creator/Executive Producer - Modern Family

Barry Katz offers more experience and understanding than anyone else talking about the entertainment industry.
GAVIN PALONE (CEO/President of Pariah)

Doing a little show biz therapy with Barry is a beautiful rite of passage - like a professional Bar Mitzvah without all of those annoying checks.
DAVID WILD (Writer/Editor - Rolling Stone)

One of the most informative and insightful, dealing with the entertainment industry.
MATT WILLIAMS (Creator/Executive Producer - Roseanne/Home Improvement/What Women Want)

Anyone who has something important to say will feel comfortable to share it in the company of Barry. His enthusiasm for the entertainment business is contagious.
SARAH SIEGEL-MAGNESS (Producer - Precious)

It's been amazing how many times people have contacted me because they heard the podcast that I did with Barry. It's a testimony to how what he is doing fills a need we never knew we had, until he delivered the solution.
REGGIE HUDLIN (Producer/Director - House Party/Boomerang/Django Unchained)

Barry Katz is a genuine, bona fide producer and one of the most impressive. He has earned, not just my respect, but also my admiration.
HARRY ABRAMS (CEO - ABRAMS ARTISTS)

Barry has a great understanding and a knack for leading you out of the cul-de-sac and into the intersection of the entertainment industry.
JOHN FERRITER (CEO/President - The Alterative)

In a show business world of superficiality, he always goes in depth and personal. He has a lot to say, because of his vast experience and expertise, but he also listens - and it's that genuine interest and enthusiasm that brings out the best. He's a fan of the entertainment business, but he's also a teacher and a lifelong student, all of which comes through when you are around him.
PHIL ROSENTHAL (Creator - Everybody Loves Raymond)

Barry is laser-focused on getting valuable, fascinating and desired information.
JEFF CESARIO (Executive Producer - Dennis Miller Live)

Not only has Barry taught me so much about the business, but he continues to pay it forward to teach an entire new generation invaluable information.
JULIE ASHTON (Casting Director - 2 Broke Girls/MADtv/Bob's Burgers/Arrested Development)

It quickly became evident, that the listeners responded in a huge way to Barry's sage advice about the business, which relates to people of all walks of life. In all the shows we have done together, there hasn't been one negative comment and he is consistently the most listened to guest since I started Mohr Stories.
JAY MOHR (SNL/Jerry MaGuire/Pay It Forward)

Never before have I had someone so authentically dive into what really underlies success in this industry or get me to take a hard look at what makes me tick. I can give no higher compliment.
DR. PHIL (Host of The Dr. Phil Show)

 

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Barry Katz is an Emmy and Grammy nominated TV-film-record producer, talent manager, and podcast host, who is universally known for helping launch the careers of some of the most extraordinary comedy artists in the business - including Dave Chappelle, Nick Swardson, Louie CK, Felipe Esparza, Bill Burr, Frank Caliendo, Jim Norton, Bert Kreischer, Marc Maron, Whitney Cummings, Gary Gulman, Bill Bellamy, Anthony Clark, Wanda Sykes, Jim Gaffigan, Dane Cook, Brad Williams, Jeffrey Ross, and former and present SNL stars Darrell Hammond, Jay Mohr, Melissa Villasenor, Jim Breuer, and Tracy Morgan.

His company, Barry Katz Entertainment, is a full service management company that specializes in comedy, representing all types of artists generated from this area of the business. This includes Stand-up Comedians, Sketch Performers, Actors, Actresses, Writers, Directors, Hosts, Internet Content Creators, and Multi-Hyphenates. BKE has always specialized in taking artists' careers to the next level in very unique and remarkable ways that have been well documented during the past 25 years.

Throughout his career, Katz has sold 37 out of 38 stand-up comedy specials he produced and has brokered an unprecedented 100 TV development deals, created 3 television shows, and executive produced over 350 episodes of television starring his clients, including 50 different specials, documentaries, reality shows, and scripted Series including the YouTube TV produced Telethon for America (with Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Jane Fonda, and Chelsea Handler), NBC's Whitney (with Cummings and Chris D'Elia), Netflix's The Road Trick (with Illusionists star Adam Trent), FOX's Action (produced with Joel Silver, along with the late Ted Demme and Chris Thompson, starring Mohr, Ileana Douglas, and the late Buddy Hackett), HBO's Tourgasm (with Cook), Showtime's Felipe Esparza: They're Not Gonna Laugh At You, History Channel's Houdini: Unlocking the Mystery, TBS's Frank TV (with Caliendo), Comedy Central's Whitney Cummings: Money Shot, the syndicated Bellamy/Tim Meadows/Jon Lovitz/Vivica Fox sitcom Mr. Box Office, and 7 seasons of the Emmy-nominated NBC Series Last Comic Standing.

Katz started his involvement in the film business when he helped Chappelle and Neal Brennan (who eventually went on to create Chappelle's Show) sell the cult classic Half Baked to Universal Studios and went on to produce several films after that, including Employee of the Month (starring Jessica Simpson and Cook), Good Luck Chuck (starring Jessica Alba), My Best Friend's Girl (starring Kate Hudson, Alec Baldwin, and Jason Biggs), I Killed JFK (about the only living person in history to admit to killing Kennedy), and most recently Misery Loves Comedy (with Judd Apatow, starring Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, and Larry David).

Katz was the first manager to work with a comedy artist to use social media to accelerate their career, with Dane Cook, where at the height of his popularity, he was able to press a button on his computer and sell out two shows in one night at Boston Garden and two shows in one night at Madison Square Garden for a total of 75,000 tickets sold in less than a week - which had never been done before or since. Additionally, in the recording world, this led to his incredible successes with Harmful If Swallowed (which went gold), his follow up Retaliation (which debuted at # 4 on the Billboard Charts and went platinum and double platinum and was the first time since Steve Martin did it 28 years earlier), Rough Around The Edges (the highest selling debut comedy album in SoundScan history), as well as Cook's Isolated Incident, which also debuted at # 4 on the Billboard Charts, making it the first time in history that two albums from one comedy artist and the same manager/producer had debuted in the top 5 Billboard Charts - twice. In total, Katz has produced 8 comedy records for Cook and other artists, one of which was nominated for a Grammy (Jay Mohr: Happy And A Lot).

In other facets of the business, Katz was one of the original founders and driving forces behind the launch of Comedy Dynamics, which has become one of the largest independent comedy production and distribution companies in the world. Additionally, he was involved in the sale of the Emmy nominated Roasts to Comedy Central, which have become one of the longest running, most profitable, annual specials franchises in the history of television.

BKE clients share the benefits of Barry's unprecedented relationships with CEO's, network/film/TV/studio presidents, and top high-level entertainment executives. This is evidenced by the Who's Who list of over 25 different top powerful Hollywood players who have been guests on his Industry Standard podcasts. These have included Netflix President Ted Sarandos, Starz CEO and former HBO head Chris Albrecht, producer/former BET president Reggie Hudlin. Funny Or Die CEO Mike Farah, former Comedy Central president Kent Alterman, producer/former NBC president Warren Littlefield, former Viacom Entertainment president Doug Herzog, and current President of TBS/TNT and Chief Creative Officer for Turner Entertainment and Warner Media, Kevin Reilly.


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FEATURED FILMS

Projects Format Studio Date
47 HOURS
Executive Producer
FEATURE MS FILM GROUP/4DIGITAL MEDIA 2019
HOOD PRANKS, THE MOVIE
Executive Producer
FEATURE UNITED MILLIONS/DIGINEXT 2019
I KILLED JFK
Producer
FEATURE BKE 2017
RARE INTERVIEWS OF LAST LIVING EXPERTS OF JFK ASSASSINATION
Producer
DOCUMENTARY BKE 2017
MISERY LOVES COMEDY
Producer
DOCUMENTARY BKE/TRIBECA FILMS 2015
DUMBELLS
Producer
FEATURE FULL BLITZ ENTERTAINMENT 2013
MY BEST FRIENDS GIRL
Producer
FEATURE LIONSGATE 2009
GOOD LUCK CHUCK
Producer
FEATURE LIONSGATE 2007
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Producer
FEATURE LIONSGATE 2006
8 GUYS
Producer
SHORT FILM BKE 2003
THE GRAY IN BETWEEN
Producer
FEATURE BKE 2002
SPIRAL
Producer
SHORT FILM BKE 1999

     
 

TELEVISION

Projects Format Studio Date
TELETHON FOR AMERICA
Executive Producer (Telethon)
YOUTUBE TV/
COMEDY CENTRAL
BKE/MANDT BROS. PRODUCTIONS/
NEUROTIC GANGSTER
2018
KIRK FOX: THAT GUY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOLflix/STAGE 29 2018
NEMR: NO BOMBING IN BEIRUT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE 2017
THE ROAD TRICK
Executive Producer (Docu-Series)
NETFLIX BKE/NORTHSOUTH 2017
BRAD WILLIAMS: DADDY ISSUES
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOLflix 2017
BEN GLEIB: NEUROTIC GANGSTER
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOLflix 2016
OWEN SMITH: GOOD LUCK EVERYBODY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
INDEPENDENT BKE/LIGHT SHINE 2015
BRAD WILLIAMS: FUN SIZE
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOLflix 2015
JAY MOHR: HAPPY, AND A LOT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOLflix 2015
I KILLED JFK
Executive Producer (TV Movie)
NEWSMAX BKE 2014
MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS
Executive Producer (Series)
HULU BELIEVE ENTERTAINMENT 2014
MR. BOX OFFICE
Executive Producer (Series)
SYNDICATED ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS 2013
WHITNEY (Season 2)
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC STUDIOS/BLUEGRASS FILMS 2012
WHO GETS THE LAST LAUGH
Executive Consultant (Series)
TBS KATALYST ENTERTAINMENT 2012
JAY MOHR: FUNNY FOR A GIRL
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
BILL BELLAMY: LADIES NIGHT OUT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
ANTHONY CLARK: AMBIGUOUS
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
MELANIE COMARCHO: HELLO!
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
BILL BELLAMY: CRAZY, SEXY, DIRTY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special/Documentary)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
VIRGIN PRODUCED: COMEDY VAULT
Executive Producer (TV Special)
INDEPENDENT BKE/VIRGINPRODUCED 2012
WHITNEY
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC STUDIOS/BLUEGRASS FILMS 2011
FELIPE ESPARZA: THEY'RE NOT GOING TO LAUGH @ YOU
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE/LOL 2011
CHRISTOPHER TITUS: NEVERLUTION
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/COMEDY CENTRAL 2011
NICK CANNON: MR. SHOW BIZ
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE 2011
TRUE GRIME
Executive Producer (Series)
DISCOVERY ID NEW WAVE 2011
NICK DIPAOLO: RAW NERVE
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE 2011
EDDIE GRIFFIN: YOU CAN TELL 'EM I SAID IT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2011
PRETTY WILD
Executive Producer (Series)
E! NEW WAVE/BORDERLINE AMAZING 2010
WHITNEY CUMMINGS: MONEY SHOT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
SINBAD: WHERE U BEEN?
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
MUNCHIE THE AGENT
Executive Producer (Series)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
NAKED BUT FUNNY
Executive Producer/Creator (Pilot)
FOX NEW WAVE/PETER ENGEL PRODS 2010
TOM ARNOLD: THAT'S MY STORY & I'M STICKING TO IT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE/LOL 2010
THE RON WHITE PROJECT
Executive Producer (Pilot)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2009
THE COMEDY ALL-STARS 2
Executive Producer (Series)
NESN NEW WAVE/NESN 2009
LAST COMIC STANDING 7
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2009
DANE COOK: ISOLATED INCIDENT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special), Director - Marty Callner
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2009
DANE COOK: PREMEDITATED ACTS
Executive Producer (Documentary)
COMEDY CENTRAL BKE/SUPERFINGER 2009
MY LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP
Executive Producer (Pilot)
NEW WAVE NEW WAVE 2009
AARON KARO: THE REST IS HISTORY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2009
BELOW THE LAW
Executive Producer (Pilot)
NEW WAVE NEW WAVE 2009
LAST COMIC STANDING 6
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2008
HEIDI FLEISS - The Would-Be Madam of Crystal
Co-Executive Producer (Documentary Special)
HBO HBO/WORLD OF WONDER 2008
JEFFERY ROSS: NO OFFENSE-LIVE FROM NEW JERSEY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2008
THE COMEDY ALL-STARS 1
Executive Producer (Series)
NESN NEW WAVE/NESN 2008
FRANK TV
Executive Producer (Series), EP'S - John Bowman & Matt Wickline
TBS NEW WAVE 2007
FRANK CALIENDO: ALL OVER THE PLACE
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
TBS NEW WAVE 2007
KYLE CEASE: WEIRDER, BLACKER, DIMPLER
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2007
THE NEXT BEST THING
Executive Producer/Writer (Series), EP's - Peter Engel, Fax Baer, & Adam Small
ABC NEW WAVE/PETER ENGEL PRODUCTIONS 2007
ALPHA MAIL
Executive Producer (Pilot)
INDEPENDENT NEW WAVE 2007
LAST COMIC STANDING 5
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2007
JAY MOHR: MY TURN
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL RICKMILL PRODUCTIONS 2007
DANE COOK: ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2007
DANE COOK: VICIOUS CIRCLE
Executive Producer (Comedy Special), Director - Marty Callner
HBO NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2006
TURNER OVERALL DEAL
Executive Producer
TBS NEW WAVE 2006
ONE NIGHT STAND-UP
Executive Producer (Pilot)
TBS NEW WAVE 2006
U.S. OF ANT
Executive Producer (Series)
LOGO NEW WAVE 2006
DANE COOK'S TOURGASM
Executive Producer (Series)
HBO NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2006
ANT: AMERICA'S READY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
LOGO NEW WAVE 2006
LAST COMIC STANDING
Executive Producer (Series/73 Episodes)
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2006
HOUDINI: UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY
Executive Producer (Documentary Special)
HISTORY CHANNEL NEW WAVE 2006
REGULAR JOES
Executive Producer (Series - EP Jeff Cesario)
FOX SPORTS NEW WAVE 2006
LAST COMIC STANDING 4
Executive Producer
NBC NBC UNIVERSAL 2006
GREG BEHRENDT: UNCOOL
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/AVALON/WB 2005
I MARRIED A PRINCESS
Executive Producer (Series)
LIFETIME NEW WAVE 2005
ANT: AMERICA'S READY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
INDEPENDENT SOLARIS ENTERTAINMENT/
SPECIAL INTEREST PRODUCTION
2005
COOKED
Executive Producer (Pilot)
INDEPENDENT SONY PICTURES TV 2005
HARLAND WILLIAMS: WHAT A TREAT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO SOLARIS ENTERTAINMENT/
SPECIAL INTEREST PRODUCTIONS
2005
GREG BEHRENDT IS UNCOOL
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
INDEPENDENT AVALON TV/NEW WAVE 2005
HURT BERT
Executive Producer (Series)
F/X BKE/MINDLESS ENTERTAINMENT 2005
KIMS OF COMEDY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
INDEPENDENT SPECIAL INTEREST PRODUCTIONS/NEW WAVE 2005
GARY GULMAN: BOYISH MAN
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO NEW WAVE 2005
JEFF CESARIO: YOU CAN GET A HOOKER TOMORROW NIGHT
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO NEW WAVE 2005
TESS: LOOKING FOR MY NEXT EX-HUSBAND
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO NEW WAVE 2005
IO/25 YEARS OF COMEDY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
INDEPENDENT IMAGE/NEW WAVE ENTERTAINMENT 2005
ALONZO BODDEN: TALL, BLACK, AND FUNNY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
INDEPENDENT NEW WAVE/ GOLD HIL 2005
LAST COMIC STANDING 3
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2004
LAST COMIC STANDING 2
Executive Producer (Series), EP's - Dan Cutforth/Jane Lipsitz
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2004
SUPERMARKET
Executive Producer (Pilot), EP & Starring - Ileanna Douglas
OXYGEN ILLEANARAMA 2004
HUMOR ME
Executive Producer (Dane Cook Pilot)
UPN SONY ENTERTAINMENT 2004
NATIONAL LAMPOON LIVE: NEW FACES - DOWN AND DIRTY
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO BKE 2004
NATIONAL LAMPOON LIVE: NEW FACES - VOLUME 2
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO BKE 2004
NATIONAL LAMPOON LIVE: NEW FACES - VOLUME 1
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO BKE 2004
NATIONAL LAMPOON LIVE: INTERNATIONAL SHOW
Executive Producer (Comedy Special)
VIDEO BKE 2004
BEST DAMN SPORTS SHOW
Executive Producer (Special)
FOX SPORTS BKE/FOX 2004
LAST COMIC STANDING
Executive Producer (Series)
NBC NBC/UNIVERSAL 2003
TRASH TO CASH
Executive Producer (Series)
FX HALLOCK & HEALEY/BKE 2003
MOHR SPORTS
Executive Producer (Series)
ESPN GIRAFFE/PANAMORT/BKE 2003
TRASH TO CASH WITH JOHN DIRESTA
Executive Producer (Series)
BKE 2003
WELCOME TO NEW YORK
Producer (Series), EP's - Wallace & Wolf
CBS UNIVERSAL TELEVISION 2000
HYPE
Executive Producer (Series)
WB WARNER BROTHERS 2000
OVERALL 2 YEAR DEAL
Executive Producer
SONY COLUMBIA/TRISTAR 1999
ACTION
Executive Producer (Series), EP's - Joel Silver, Ted Demme, Don Reo, Chris Thompson
FOX SONY ENTERTAINMENT 1999
MACIO
Producer (Pilot)
UPN PARAMOUNT 1997
DAVE CHAPPELLE PROJECT
Co-Executive Producer (Pilot), EP - Peter Tolan
FOX FOX STUDIOS 1996
LET'S BE FRANK
Producer (Pilot)
WB WARNER BROTHERS 1996
BUDDIES
Producer (Series)
ABC DISNEY/TOUCHSTONE 1995
LIFE'S WORK
Producer (Pilot)
FOX COLUMBIA/TRISTAR 1995
OVERALL 4 YEAR DEAL
Executive Producer
Unknown DISNEY/TOUCHSTONE 1995

     
 

AUDIO RECORDINGS (ALBUM/CD)

Projects Format Studio Date
JAY MOHR: HAPPY, AND A LOT
Producer (TV Special)
INDEPENDENT NEW WAVE/LOLflix 2015
DANE COOK: I DID MY BEST/GREATEST HITS
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2011
DANE COOK: ISOLATED INCIDENT
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2009
DANE COOK: ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2007
DANE COOK: VICIOUS CIRCLE (Audio Mix)
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2006
KYLE CEASE: ONE DIMPLE
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2006
DANE COOK: RETALIATION
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2005
GARY GULMAN: CONVERSATIONS WITH INANIMATE OBJECT
Producer
INDEPENDENT NEW WAVE 2006
ANT: FOLLOW MY ASS
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2005
BOB GOLDTHWAIT: I DON’T MEAN TO INSULT YOU, BUT YOU LOOK LIKE BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2004
DANE COOK: HARMFULIF SWALLOWED
Producer
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2003

     
 

SPECIAL APPEARANCES

Projects Format Studio Date
THE HISTORY OF COMEDY
Featured Interview
CNN HAZY MILLS/HERZOG & COMPANY 2018
UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD
Featured Interview
TV ONE A. SMITH & COMPANY 2016
VIBRATE THIS
Featured Interview
INDEPENDENT INDEPENDENT 2013
COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE
Featured Guest
NETFLIX SONY PICTURES TELEVISION 2012
SPIKE TV VGA VIDEO GAME AWARDS
Featured Interview
SPIKE TV SPIKE TV 2010
GETTING INTO THE ACTION
Featured Interview
FOX SONY 2006
COMEDIAN: JERRY SEINFELD
Featured
HBO BRIDGENORTH 2006

     
 

At Barry Katz Entertainment, we can assist you in creating and delivering successful business strategies and solutions that fit your needs and help you achieve the results you want in any area of the entertainment business (and beyond) with any kind of project you are working on. Whether you are self-producing and/or starring in a tv series, podcast, radio show, feature film, documentary, television stand-up set, or one-hour comedy special; writing, producing, or directing a sitcom, web series, book, or movie; shooting, casting, or editing sizzle/demo reels; or working on your pitching skills, acting, commercial, or voice-over career...there isn't a job too big or too small that we can't help you take to the highest levels. We understand that no one's success in business can be achieved alone, and although it may start with one person or company, in the end, it builds momentum with a great team of experts working together to get to the core of your business goals and develop the most customized solutions to fit your needs.

Throughout the process, we will seamlessly work together with you to assist in transforming your projects, company, and organization in a way that will improve overall performance in all areas of your business. By strengthening your ability to control the right variables, we will help you become more competitive and undeniable, which will give you a huge advantage in this ever-changing business world.

We take pride in our collaborative skills and our ability to join together with you, your team, and/or your company to form a strong bond that will lead you to be more successful in your endeavors and accomplish all of your goals. Additionally, we will maximize your efficiency, show you a vision of your potential for expedential growth, and empower you to exact positive change in every area of your professional life. This will lead you to have maximum results, while saving you a tremendous amount of time and money in the process.

Through our successful experiences working with a variety of different groundbreaking comedy artists and respected entitles from TBS to Punk'd creators Ashton Kutcher/Jason Goldberg from Endemol Beyond USA to NASCAR, and from Global Cash Card to Comedy Central, we have the unmatched experience to focus on the important agendas that you have and give you an extraordinary level of time, dedication, and expertise to making sure all your needs and goals are ahead of schedule.

With over 40 years of experience, we guarantee that we will exceed all of your expectations.


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WHAT SOME PEOPLE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE INDUSTRY STANDARD PODCAST:

 
Industry Standard is one of the few online stops that encourages young people to pursue their dreams of becoming industry people.
PETER ENGEL (Creator - Saved by the Bell)
 
Barry is a superb interviewer & host because he is genuinely deeply interested in his guests & the subject matter. He always asks thoughtful questions. Nothing tops that.
GEORGE SHAPIRO (Manager/EP - Seinfeld)
 
Barry has done an amazing job assembling members of the creative community in order to take his listeners, step by step, through their personal career paths.
The information is invaluable! TODD GARNER (Producer-Paul Blart: Mall Cop)
 
Only on Industry Standard can anyone anywhere hear media & entertainment execs & creatives share their passionate vision
& tenacity of spirit as well as their frequent stumbles on the road to triumph.DAVID SALZMAN (EP - MADtv)
 
Barry Katz has represented & produced some of the biggest names in comedy. His podcast gives listeners an opportunity to hear great industry stories & insight into the business.
JONATHAN MOONVES (Entertainment Lawyer)
 
Barry is well-known as a successful talent manager, but also the amazing host of Industry Standard. His interview style is unique, his questions demonstrate real insight,
& he is always well prepared. The only problem I had was that, at times, he made me laugh so hard I couldn't answer his questions.
CAMPBELL MCLAREN (Combate Americas CEO & co-creator of the UFC)
 
Barry Katz has created a safe space for those of us who live behind the scenes to come forward to talk about our experiences & perspective in a unique & authentic way.
DAN PASTERNACK (Former Head of Big Beach TV)
 
I love Industry Standard. Barry Katz is insightful & unbelievably prepared. The response I received was surprising & overwhelming.
Since then I have become a listener & always find it informative & entertaining. MARTY CALLNER (Director - Seinfeld/Rock/Stones)
 
Doing a podcast with Barry is like having lunch with your great Aunt Edna - you're regaled with stories you've never heard, your patience is taxed, your emotions are drained, you may even question your existence, but when you think back on the experience you wonder why you don't do things this meaningful more often.
JAY BLUMENFIELD AND TONY MARSH (EP's - Family Business/Tourgasm/Chelsea)
 
Barry is a better interviewer than Howard Stern, asks better questions than Charlie Rose, & is better looking than Larry King. His podcasts are terrific.
TOM WERNER (Roseanne/Cosby/owner Red Sox)
 
Always amazing to see the list of folks that come through Industry Standard. It continually reminds me of what a fun business we are in, coming at it from so many different places!
JULIE TALBOTT (President - Clear Channel Media)
 
Listening to Industry Standard is entertaining, enlightening and often, quite a bit of fun. Barry has made this a must listen for anyone with an interest in the entertainment business. More that just an 'Inside Baseball' podcast, it is essential listening for anybody who hopes to turn their passion into success.
DOUG HERZOG (Viacom Entertainment President)
 
Barry provides a unique experience as he digs deep & unifies stories of show biz success with an inspiring vision for pursuing your dream. And, oh yeah, it's hysterical.
MARK CRONIN (EP - Surreal Life/Flavor of Love)
 
It's been a long time since I've had such a good conversation about the entertainment industry & I thank Mr. Katz for giving me a platform to tell it.
MARIO KASSAR (Producer-Basic Instinct/Terminator)
 
Personal, inventive, & informative for anyone who wants truthful information about the business, while keeping it entertaining.
GENE BLYTHE (Former Head Casting - DisneyTV)
 
If you're interested in the history of Hollywood, read The Mailroom. If you're interested in its future, listen to Industry Standard. It's grad school for Hollywood.
TRACY CHRISTIAN (Agent WMA/Partner TCA)
 
I'm glad listeners have found some enjoyment listening to our conversation & perhaps have been inspired by my clueless forays into Hollywood to begin their own.
MIKE FARAH (CEO - Funny or Die)
 
It's the only podcast in the world where you can hear the real movers & shakers in Hollywood lie about the truth.
DON REO (Creator - Wife & Kids/EP 2 1/2 Men)

 

Information Coming Soon
 
Name of the Show Link to Episode
About Last Night Podcast with Brad Williams & Adam Ray https://soundcloud.com/aboutlastnightpodcast/abl-barry-katz
About Last Night Podcast with Brad Williams & Adam Ray https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/all-things-comedy/about-last-night-33845/e/45876578
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Ask The Industry Podcast https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ask-the-industry-podcast/ask-the-industry/e/58504764
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Be Here For A While with Rachael O'Brien https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/rachael-obrien/be-here-for-a-while/e/52872096
Bertcast with Bert Kreischer https://allthingscomedy.com/podcasts/235---barry-katz-me
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Boston Herald Radio https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/producer-barry-katz-joins-herald-drive-on-boston-herald-radio
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Digital Agency Marketing https://tunein.com/podcasts/Business--Economics-Podcasts/Digital-Agency-Marketing-p957882/?topicId=119936585
Game Changers with Vicki Abelson https://soundcloud.com/vickiabelson/barry-katz-on-vicki-abelsons-the-road-taken
Gatekeeper with Jamie Flam https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/independent-content-provider/gatekeeper-with-jamie-flam/e/50048069
Go FromThere https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/gofromthere/e/29266826
Great Big Lie Podcast with J. Chris Newberg Link Coming Soon
Inappropriate Earl with Earl Skakel Link Coming Soon
JVC Broadcasting https://soundcloud.com/jvcbroadcasting/i-killed-jfks-barry-katz-live-on-li-in-the-am
Let There Be Talk with Dean Delray https://soundcloud.com/deandelray/let-there-be-talk-ep85-barry
MENS HEALTH PODCAST? (once) Link Coming Soon
Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell https://soundcloud.com/moderndayphilosophers/barry-katz-and-herbert-spencer
Mohr Stories with Jay Mohr Link Coming Soon
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Professor Blastoff with Tig Notaro and Friends Link Coming Soon
Radio Smart Camp with Tom Rhodes https://soundcloud.com/tomrhodescomedy/barry-katz-2
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Respect The Process with Jordan Brady https://soundcloud.com/jordanbrady/my-chat-with-manager-to
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Sit Down Zumock! https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/sit-down-zumock/the-sit-down-zumock-podcast/e/55680026
STEPHANIE MILLER (once) Link Coming Soon
Story Worthy with Christine Blackburn https://soundcloud.com/story-worthy/overdeliver-with-barry-katz
Story Worthy with Christine Blackburn https://soundcloud.com/story-worthy/i-killed-jfk-with-hollywood-managerproducer-barry-katz
Story Worthy with Christine Blackburn https://soundcloud.com/story-worthy/overdeliver-with-hollywood-manager-barry-katz
Story Worthy with Christine Blackburn https://soundcloud.com/story-worthy/turning-nos-into-yess-with-hollywood-manager-barry-katz
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Tao of Comedy with Kelly MacLean https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/taopodcast/the-tao-of-comedy/e/44395568
TFM Bonus with Jared Freid https://soundcloud.com/jtrainpodcast/tfm-bonus-episode-with-barry-katz
The Alex Berman Podcast https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/digital-agency-marketing/e/53272426
The Bingle Show with Eddie Ifft https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/scrappy-productions/the-bingle-show/e/55106683
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The Craig Shoemaker Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7zFXjrnG2A
The Gamut with Steve Belanger https://soundcloud.com/stevebelanger/barry-katz
The Gentleman's Dojo with Gary CannonĀ  & Patrick Keane https://soundcloud.com/dojo-men/ep-127-barry-katz
The Gray Escape with Natalie Gray https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/natalie-gray/the-gray-escape/e/40183605
The Jake Sasseville Show https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-jake-sasseville-show/e/42165089?autoplay=true
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The Opperman Report's tracks https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/opperman-report/e/50074527
The Todd Glass Show https://soundcloud.com/toddglass/126-barry-katz
The Interrobang https://soundcloud.com/theinterrobang/barry-katz-explains-how-to-get-nominated-for-a-grammy
The Power of Purpose with Judy Carter Link Coming Soon
The Producers Guide with Todd Garner https://player.fm/series/the-producers-guide-todd-garner-hollywoods-elite/industry-standard-host-barry-katz
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Tom Barnard Podcast https://tunein.com/podcasts/Literature/Writers-Voice-p55981/?topicId=35597869
Unlicensed Therapy with Ari Mannis https://soundcloud.com/unlicensed-therapy/barry-katz
USA TODAY Talking Tech with Jefferson Graham https://soundcloud.com/jefferson-graham/meet-industry-standards-barry
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