Industry Standard with Barry Katz: Podcast with Mark Cronin

MARK CRONIN is one of the most respected reality producers in the world. He started his career working with Howard Stern (radio, tv, and pay per view specials) and later became a head writer and executive producer for MTV's hit dating show "Singled Out" (starring Jenny Mccarthy and Chris Hardwick). From MTV, he moved to fox to produce their first prime-time event game show "Big Deal" and then returned to late night to as a producer on "The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show." Other notable shows that Cronin produced through his association with Endemol and his 51 minds company were FX’s "The X Show,” Comedy Central’s "Beat The Geeks", IFC’s "Ultimate Film Fanatic,” GSN’s "Cram" and "Extreme Dodgeball,” and a run of VH1’s most successful shows…including “the surreal life” and all of its spinoffs (“My Fair Brady,” “Megan Wants A Millionaire,” “Rock Of Love,” “I Love New York,” “Real Chance Of Love,” “Daisy Of Love,” and “Flava Of Love”). In 2013, mark sold the final piece of his former company, 51 minds entertainment to Endemol USA and founded his newest production company—Little Wooden Boat Productions.

Industry Standard 43: Mark Cronin