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MARK HERZOG

FOUNDER AND CEO, HERZOG & COMPANY/HCO

In addition to being the founder and CEO of Herzog & Company/HCO, an Emmy®-winning television production company and entertainment marketing firm based in Los Angeles, Mark Herzog often directs, produces or executive produces many of HCO’s projects.

Currently, Herzog is executive-producing The History of Comedy, an eight-part documentary series in partnership with Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner for CNN as well as The Nineties, the continuation of the Emmy-nominated decades’ series (The SixtiesThe Seventies, and The Eighties) in partnership with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman. Also premiering in 2017, Herzog is executive-producing the six-part Netflix doc series Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On with executive producer Rashida Jones. For CNN Films, Herzog produced and directed the documentary Lady Valor: The Kristen Beck Story. He also executive-produced Killing Lincoln for Nat Geo and the award-winning Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope for PBS.

Herzog’s recent credits include The Agent, a documentary series for Esquire that followed the highly competitive world of professional football representation, and Celebrity Adventure Club for Travel Channel, a three-part celebrity hosted travel exploration series with Jon Cryer, Eric Stonestreet, and Terry Crews. Earlier series and special projects include the acclaimed Gettysburg for the History Channel. Nominated for eight Emmys, the series won four awards, including Outstanding Non-Fiction Special. Herzog also directed David McCullough: Painting With Words for HBO and Playtone, which was short-listed for the Oscar®, and co-directed with Ken Burns on The Work To Come, a tribute to Senator Ted Kennedy for the 2008 National Democratic Convention.