David A. Hurwitz has established himself as one of Alternative Television’s most sought-after Show Runners and content creators with a diverse slate and background that includes LIVE VARIETY SHOWS, TALK SHOWS, GAME SHOWS and revolutionary STUNT COMPETITION
David has been part of such groundbreaking series as The Arsenio Hall Show, Comedy Central’s The Man Show, Fear Factor, Nickelodeon’s Brain Surge and Ellen’s Game of Games to name a few.
The Emmy Nominated creator has earned a reputation as a great story teller and format developer known for executing the spectacular and putting ordinary people in extraordinary situations on mega shows like FEAR FACTOR, AMERICAN GLADIATORS and STARS EARN STRIPES. Never afraid to take big swings, he was entrusted with some of NBC’s biggest and most innovative launches such as BEST TIME EVER with NEIL PATRICK HARRIS and MILLION SECOND QUIZ with Ryan Seacrest, the first ever show of its kind that allowed viewers to participate live in real time via a smart phone app.
In 2020 he debuted a hit YOUTUBE series with Beauty Influencer James Charles entitled INSTANT INFLUENCER and the ABC family competition series DON’T, as well of a first of its kind competition series entitled Chasing the Crown for Amazon’s gaming platform Twitch. 2021 is off to a big start with multiple series in development and summer plans to shoot YOU BET YOUR LIFE with Jay Leno premiering in the fall.
Hurwitz shares the production shingle Bill’s Market & Television productions (BMTVP.com) with his wife Gelila Asres Hurwitz. Gelila is a veteran Emmy nominated producer with sitcom, dance series, talk and children’s programming in her portfolio.