Phil Breman

  • Los Angeles-based writer and producer with extensive credits in both scripted and reality television
  • Roles have included cameraman, talent agent, creative executive, sitcom writer and producer, executive producer, chief creative officer, and vice president of programming
  • Worked at NBC Universal, Warner Brothers, The Walt Disney Company, Paramount Television, and Dreamworks


Phil Breman is a former writer for The Balance Careers covering entertainment. His writing expertise covered topics like the career path of a television executive, tips for Hollywood screenwriters, and the life of a production assistant. From cameraman and talent agent to creative executive and sitcom writer and producer, he has filled a myriad of roles in the film and television entertainment industry.

His most recent role is as vice president of current programming at NBC Entertainment where he oversees all creative and production elements of a number of NBC's drama and comedy series such as "Timeless," "Taken," "The Blacklist," "Will & Grace," "Trial and Error," and "Great News," to name a few. In this capacity, Mr. Breman has partnered with a wide variety of high profile creative talent such as Tina Fey, Shawn Ryan, Eric Kripke, Will Packer, Shawn Hayes, and many others.

Over the years, he has served he has worked at major entertainment companies like NBC Universal, Warner Brothers, The Walt Disney Company, Paramount Television, and DreamWorks. 



Breman is a Warren Honors Graduate with a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of California at San Diego.


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