WME Signs ‘Deadliest Catch’ Producing Vet Bill Pruitt

Bill Pruitt WME
Courtesy of WME

WME has signed reality TV producer Bill Pruitt, Variety has learned. The veteran producer of of unscripted entertainment has won four Emmys.

Pruitt was the showrunner on hit adventure series “Deadliest Catch” and “Swamp People.” He was also supervising producer on “The Amazing Race” and a producer on the first two seasons of “The Apprentice.” Recently, he oversaw many shows for Viceland, “The Watch” for National Geographic, “Monster Island” for Animal Planet and “The Wanted” for NBC News.

He co-created and exec produced Discovery’s “Weed Country,” which explores the standoff between marijuana growers and law enforcement in Northern California’s Emerald Triangle.

In addition to his four Emmys, Pruitt has been nominated by the PGA as nonfiction producer of the year three times.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading