As an executive producer and showrunner, Russell Pflueger has produced hundreds of hours of television including series for National Geographic Channel, Discovery, DIY Network, and Magnolia. His credits include Barnwood Builders, Deadliest Catch: The Bait, Made with Pride, Driving America, and Ultimate Factories. Prior to television, he worked on independent film projects and directed theater in New York. He’s trained at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, holds a master’s degree in mythological studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute, and has taught at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts in the Drama Department. He lives in New York City with his family.