barry katz

Film Producer • TV Executive Producer • DVD Executive Producer • Documentary Producer • Record Producer • Podcaster

feature films

projects FORMAT studio date
DUMBELLS
producer
FEATURE STUDIO 2013
MY BEST FRIENDS GIRL
producer
FEATURE                          LIONSGATE                       2009
GOOD LUCK CHUCK                    
producer
FEATURE                          LIONSGATE                       2007
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH      
producer
FEATURE                          LIONS GATE                                2006
8 GUYS                                      
producer
SHORT FILM                    BARRY KATZ ENTERTAINMENT 2003
THE GRAY IN BETWEEN             
producer
FEATURE                         BARRY KATZ ENTERTAINMENT 2002
SPIRAL                                      
producer
SHORT FILM                    BARRY KATZ ENTERTAINMENT 1999

television

projects NETWORK studio date
MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS
Executive Producer (series)
HULU BELIEVE ENTERTAINMENT 2014
MR.BOX OFFICE
Executive Producer (series)
SYNDICATED ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS 2013
WHITNEY (Season 1)
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 (special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
BILL BELLAMY: LADIES NIGHT OUT
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
ANTHONY CLARK
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
MELANIE COMARCHO
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
BILL BELLAMY: CRAZY, SEXY, DIRTY
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME BKE/LOL 2012
WHITNEY
Executive Producer (series)
NBC NBC STUDIOS/BLUEGRASS FILMS 2011
FELIPE ESPARZA: THEY’RE NOT GOING TO LAUGH @ YOU
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE/LOL 2011
CHRISTOPHER TITUS: NEVERLUTION
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/COMEDY CENTRAL 2011
NICK CANNON: MR. SHOW BIZ
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE 2011
TRUE GRIME
Executive Producer (series)
DISCOVERY ID NEW WAVE 2011
NICK DIPAOLO: RAW NERVE
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE 2011
EDDIE GRIFFIN: YOU CAN TELL ‘EM I SAID IT
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2011
PRETTY WILD
Executive Producer (series)
E! NEW WAVE/BORDERLINE AMAZING 2010
WHITNEY CUMMINGS: MONEY SHOT
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
SINBAD: WHERE U BEEN?
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
MUNCHIE THE AGENT
Executive Producer (web 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 (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 (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2009
MY LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP
Executive Producer (pilot)
NEW WAVE NEW WAVE 2009
AARON KARO: THE REST IS HISTORY
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2009
BELOW THE LAW
Executive Producer (pilot)
NEW WAVE NEW WAVE 2009
JEFFREY ROSS: NO OFFENSE
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2008
LAST COMIC STANDING 6           
Executive Producer (series)
NBC                                  NBC/UNIVERSAL                         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 (special)
TBS NEW WAVE 2007
KYLE CEASE: WEIRDER, BLACKER, DIMPLER
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2007
THE NEXT BEST THING                                           
Executive Producer (series), EP’S—Peter Engel, Fax Baer, & Adam Small
ABC   NEW WAVE/PETER ENGEL PRODS         2007
ALPHA MAIL
Executive Producer (series)
INDEPENDENT PILOT NEW WAVE 2007
LAST COMIC STANDING 5           
Executive Producer (series)
NBC                                  NBC/UNIVERSAL                         2007
JAY MOHR: MY TURN
Executive Producer (special)                  
COMEDY CENTRAL RICKMILL PRODUCTIONS 2007
DANE COOK: VICIOUS CIRCLE                  
Executive Producer (special event), 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 (special)
LOGO                         NEW WAVE  2006
LAST COMIC STANDING 4         
Executive Producer (series)
NBC                                   NBC/UNIVERSAL                        2006
GREG BEHRENDT: UNCOOL     
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL          NEW WAVE/AVALON/WB 2005
I MARRIED A PRINCESS             
Executive Producer (series)
LIFETIME                          NEW WAVE  2005
LAST COMIC STANDING 3        
Executive Producer
NBC                                 NBC/UNIVERSAL                         2004
LAST COMIC STANDING 2         
Executive Producer (series), EP—Dan Cutforth/Jane Lipsitz
NBC                                 NBC/UNIVERSAL                        2004
SUPERMARKET                             
Executive Producer (pilot), EP—Ileanna Douglas
OXYGEN                            NEW WAVE  2004
HURT BERT                                
Executive Producer (series)
F/X                                 MINDLESS ENT/BARRY KATZ ENTERTAINMENT                     2004
HUMOR ME
Executive Producer (Dane Cook pilot)
UPN                                 SONY ENTERTAINMENT             2004
LAST COMIC STANDING
Executive Producer (series)
NBC                                NBC/UNIVERSAL                        2003
TRASH TO CASH                        
Executive Producer (series)
FX                                 HALLOCK & HEALEY/BARRY KATZ ENTERTAINMENT          2003
MOHR SPORTS                          
Executive Producer (series)                                                  
ESPN                               GIRAFFE/PANAMORT/BARRY KATZ ENTERTAINMENT         2003
WELCOME TO NEW YORK         
Producer (series), EP’s—Wallace & Wolf                                                                
CBS                                 UNIVERSAL TELEVISION            2000
HYPE                                       
Executive Producer (series)
WB                          WARNER BROTHERS                       2000
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 EXPERIENCE    
Co-Executive Producer (pilot), EP—Peter Tolan                                               
FOX                                  FOX STUDIOS                             1996
LETS BE FRANK (SANTORELLI PROJ)                     
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

DVD PRODUCER (DVD RELEASE BEFORE CD RELEASE OR SIMULTANEOUSLY)

projects NETWORK studio date
CHRISTOPHER TITUS: NEVERLUTION
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/COMEDY CENTRAL 2011
NICK CANNON: MR. SHOW BIZ
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE 2011
NICK DIPAOLO: RAW NERVE
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE 2011
EDDIE GRIFFIN: YOU CAN TELL ‘EM I SAID IT
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2011
WHITNEY CUMMINGS: MONEY SHOT
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
SINBAD: WHERE U BEEN?
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2010
TOM ARNOLD: THAT’S MY STORY AND I’M STICKING TO IT
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME NEW WAVE/LOL 2010
DANE COOK: ISOLATED INCIDENT
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2009
AARON KARO: THE REST IS HISTORY
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2009
DANE COOK: 30 PREMEDITATED ACTS
Executive Producer (Documentary)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2009
JEFFREY ROSS: NO OFFENSE
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2008
DANE COOK: ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER 2007
FRANK CALIENDO: ALL OVER THE PLACE
Executive Producer (special)
TBS NEW WAVE 2007
KYLE CEASE: WEIRDER, BLACKER, DIMPLER
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL NEW WAVE 2007
DANE COOK: VICIOUS CIRCLE         
Executive Producer (special event), Director—Marty Callner
HBO                               NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER        2006
GARY GULMAN: BOYISH MAN 
Executive Producer (special)                  
COMEDY CENTRAL          NEW WAVE 2006
DANE COOK’S TOURGASM        
Executive Producer (series)
HBO                                 NEW WAVE/SUPERFINGER          2006
ANT: AMERICA’S READY           
Executive Producer (special)
LOGO                         NEW WAVE  2006
GREG BEHRENDT: UNCOOL     
Executive Producer (special)
COMEDY CENTRAL          NEW WAVE/AVALON/WB 2005
IO/25 YEARS OF IMPROV           
Executive Producer (special)
IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT  NEW WAVE  2005
HARLAND WILLIAMS: WHAT A TREAT  
Executive Producer (DVD)
GOLDHIL MEDIA            NEW WAVE 2005
ANT: AMERICA’S READY
Executive Producer (special)
GOLDHIL MEDIA NEW WAVE 2005
TESS:
Executive Producer (DVD)
GOLDHIL MEDIA            NEW WAVE  2005
ALONZO BODDEN: TALL, BLACK, & FUNNY          
Executive Producer (DVD)
GOLDHIL MEDIA              NEW WAVE  2005
JEFF CESARIO: YOU CAN GET A HOOKER TONIGHT
Executive Producer (DVD)
GOLDHIL MEDIA           NEW WAVE  2005
ORIGINAL KIMS OF COMEDY: KEN JEONG/STEVE BYRNE/BOBBY LEE/SPECIAL GUESTS  
Executive Producer (special)
GOLDHIL MEDIA               NEW WAVE  2005

RECORD PRODUCER (ALBUM/CD RELEASE FIRST BEFORE DVD RELEASE)

projects NETWORK studio date
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
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

DOCUMENTARY SPECIALS

projects NETWORK studio date
BILL BELLAMY: LADIES NIGHT OUT
Executive Producer (special)
SHOWTIME BKE/Lol 2012
HEIDI FLEISS PROJECT
Co-Executive Producer (special)
HBO HBO INDEPENDENT PROD 2007
HOUDINI: UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY     
Executive Producer (special)
HISTORY CHANNEL        NEW WAVE 2006

SPECIAL APPEARANCES

projects NETWORK studio date
COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE
Special Thanks
CRACKLE SONY PICTURES TELEVISION 2014
SPIKE TV VGA VIDEO GAME AWARDS
Special Thanks
SPIKE TV SPIKE TV 2010
GETTING INTO THE ACTION
Special Thanks
FOX SONY 2006
COMEDIAN: JERRY SEINFELD
Featured
HBO BRIDGENORTH 2006

SPECIAL THANKS

Debuting at # 3 on iTunes, this weekly podcast series takes you behind the scenes of the entertainment business
with a new episode every Monday featuring inspirational interviews with some of the most powerful people in Hollywood. Some of the guests that have appeared on the show are Doug Herzog (Entertainment President of Viacom/Comedy Central/TV Land/Spike), Ted Harbert (Chairman of NBC), Mike Farah (President of Production for Funny or Die), Reggie Hudlin (Producer/Writer/ Filmmaker from “House Party,” “Boomerang,” “Django Unchained”), David Hill (Newscorp Senior Executive VP), , Peter Engel (Creator of “Saved By The Bell”), Steve Koonin (President of TNT and TBS), Kevin Reilly (President of Fox television network), Eric Tannenbaum (former President of Columbia-Tri Star TV and EP of “Two and a Half Men”), Chris Albrecht (President of Starz), Scott Stuber (Film and TV Producer of NBC’s “Whitney” and Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted”), James Dixon (Agent/Manager representing Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla, and Jon Stewart), Neal Brennan (Co-creator of “Chappelle’s Show”), and Dr Phil (# 1 daytime talk show in syndication).

NOTES OF INTEREST

• SOLD OVER 50 DIFFERENT SCRIPTED, NON-SCRIPTED TV, DVD, AND CD PROJECTS IN THE PAST 5 YEARS
• PRODUCED OVER 30 STAND-UP COMEDY SPECIALS AND DVDS
• PRODUCED 7 COMEDY RECORDS, 2 OF WHICH HAVE GONE GOLD—DANE COOK’S “HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED”, “RETALIATION” (WHICH ALSO WENT PLATINUM AND DOUBLE PLATINUM RESPECTIVELY) DEBUTING AT #4 ON THE BILLBOARD CHARTS, BECOMING THE HIGHEST CHARTING COMEDY RECORD IN 25 YEARS, AND “ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES” (THE HIGHEST SELLING COMEDY DEBUT ALBUM IN SOUNDSCAN HISTORY)…AS WELL AS COOK’S “ISOLATED INCIDENT”, WHICH ALSO DEBUTED AT #4, MAKING THIS THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY THAT TWO ALBUMS FROM ONE COMEDY ARTIST HAVE DEBUTED IN THE TOP 5 BILLBOARD CHART.
• PRODUCED 5 FEATURE FILMS AND HAVE SOLD 2 OTHERS
• REPRESENTED 5 CAST MEMBERS AND MULTIPLE HOSTS ON “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE”
• PLACED 3 CAST MEMBERS ON “MAD TV”
• OWNED COMEDY CLUBS IN BOSTON AND NEW YORK FOR PARTS OF 25 YEARS
• PACKAGED THE UNIVERSAL PICTURES CULT HIT “HALF BAKED” WITH DAVE CHAPPELLE, JIM BREUER, & HIS EVENTUAL WRITING PARTNER ON THE “CHAPPELLE’S SHOW”, NEAL BRENNAN