Jason Watt Executive Producer

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In a career spanning over 15 years, Jason Watt has created and executive produced multiple hit programs, including Rico to the Rescue (HGTV and Max), Hibbs Shows You How (Magnolia) as well as History’s groundbreaking automotive series, Road Hauks; Discovery’s feature specials, Max Grundy and Battle Tested; and HGTV’s miniseries, Home Afloat. He has sold projects in nearly every genre, from automotive to lifestyle, from food to factual to nearly every major platform and network family: Animal Planet, BBC, Bravo, Discovery, Food Network, MotorTrend, Netflix, National Geographic, Oprah Winfrey Network, TLC, among others. As an independent producer, he created TLC’s Jersey Brides and Bada Bling Brides and served as a producer on the award-winning documentary Sons of Perdition, which toured festivals globally and premiered on the BBC and OWN.

Jason Watt


Prior to founding Watt Pictures, he worked for both established and upcoming production companies as a field and post producer, director, and showrunner. His credits span some of television’s most recognizable properties, including Discovery’s Cash Cab; MTV’s Made, Mega-Drive, and Money from Strangers; TLC’s My Crazy Obsession, Clean House NY, and GAC’s Kimberly’s Simply Southern. As a development producer he helped create dozens of hours of prime time programs for major networks, including HGTV’s Dear Genevieve (HGTV) and DIY’s Man Caves. As a development executive, he created and sold The Sorrentinos (A&E and POP), Alaska Girls Looking for Love (TLC), and The Mother of All Talent (POP) in a three month timespan.

He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois, where he co-founded and co-edited the nationally distributed, award-winning literary magazine, 9th Letter.

He is a proud graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.