Justin Falvey, the Co-President of Amblin Television, oversees all series development and long-form programming for the company. Falvey works alongside longtime friend and business partner, Darryl Frank, and the two currently serve as executive producer on all Amblin Television productions.
Falvey is also an executive producer on the CBS hit series Bull which is currently in its second season, Reverie which debuts on NBC this year and follows a former hostage negotiator who must save people lost in a virtual-reality program, and the adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House for Netflix. Other recent credits include executive producer on the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary series Five Came Back which chronicled the wartime contributions of five prominent Hollywood film directors during World War II and the Discovery Channel’s documentary series Cooper’s Treasure about the current day search for shipwrecks originally located by astronaut Gordon Cooper from space in 1963. Upcoming productions include the Rev Run and Justine Simmons sitcom for Netflix, Amazing Stories for Apple, Cortes for Amazon, Animaniacs for Hulu, Days that Shaped America for The History Channel, and Why We Hate for The Discovery Channel.
Falvey is executive producer on the acclaimed series The Americans on FX, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB spies living in the US, which has been honored with a Peabody Award, Critics Choice Award and is a perennial recipient of the AFI Award for TV Program of the Year. The drama returned this year for its sixth and final season.
During his 20-year tenure at Amblin, Falvey has produced numerous acclaimed series, including three seasons of the CBS hit summer series Under the Dome; five seasons of the Noah Wyle TNT series Falling Skies; two seasons of the CBS series Extant starring Halle Berry; the NBC drama series Smash, which starred Anjelica Huston, Debra Messing, Jack Davenport and Katharine McPhee; the Showtime series United States of Tara, based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, which was written by Diablo Cody (Juno), and starred Toni Collette in a role that garnered her an Emmy; and the acclaimed Showtime series, The Borgias, starring Jeremy Irons.
Falvey’s additional credits include five seasons of the drama Las Vegas, as well as overseeing the production and development for NBC’s Freaks and Geeks, and Fox’s Undeclared. Amblin Television was also responsible for the critically acclaimed FX series Rescue Me, which starred Dennis Leary and ran for six seasons.
Falvey served as co-executive producer on Into the West, an epic limited series from executive producer Steven Spielberg, which became the most Emmy-nominated program of the year with 16 nominations, as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.