Carolyn G. Bernstein, Executive Vice President, Endemol Shine Studios
Carolyn G. Bernstein was named Executive Vice President, Endemol Shine Studios, in March 2015. Bernstein was formerly Executive Vice President, Scripted Television for Shine America, where she had overseen the company’s scripted programming since 2007.
She developed and most recently served as an executive producer on the Peabody Award-winning series “The Bridge” (FX) and “Gracepoint” (FOX). Bernstein will also serve as an executive producer on the upcoming thriller “Utopia” (HBO) from director David Fincher and writer Gillian Flynn.
Prior to joining Shine America, Bernstein was the Executive Vice President of Drama Development (1999-2006) and Senior Vice President of Alternative Programming (1999-2001) at The WB Television Network.
While at The WB, she developed successful and long-running dramatic series as “Gilmore Girls,” “Smallville,” “One Tree Hill” and “Supernatural.” She was also responsible for The WB’s first non-fiction hit series “Popstars.” Bernstein also worked as Vice President of Drama Development at Columbia TriStar Television from 1995-1999, where she developed the hit drama “Dawson's Creek.”
Previously, Bernstein served as Director of Drama Development and Production for FX from 1993-1995 and as Manager of Development at Fox Broadcasting from 1992-1993.
Bernstein began her career at CAA working in the motion picture literary department.
She is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband Nick and two children, Georgia and Lucas.