In 2016 Emmy Award winning producer, writer and creator Phil Gurin joined IM Global Television as President of Unscripted and Alternative.
The new division creates, acquires and co-develops ideas in all unscripted and alternative genres, as well as works with brands and broadcasters to initiate new creative revenue models with various bespoke partners.
Founder of The Gurin Company, one of the industry’s leading independent creators, producers and distributors of non-scripted television, Gurin has been responsible for executive producing, creating and writing thousands of hours of television across multiple genres including live event, game, music, hidden camera, comedy, stunt, clip show, factual, dramatic re-enactment, docu-soaps and formatted reality. Gurin’s shows have aired on every major U.S. broadcast network, many cable networks, and in over 150 countries around the world. Gurin has won three Primetime Emmy Awards as an Executive Producer on ABC’s Shark Tank, and an international Rose d’Or (Golden Rose) for the comedy game show Oh Sit! which he co-created for The CW. In the past year, Gurin has created and executive produced original new formats for ITV1 (UK), NBC (USA) and CBC (Canada).