Ben Winston is an eight-time Emmy Award winner, and a 24 time nominee. In 2019, he was the most Emmy nominated individual, with 8 nominations. Last year Variety named him in their list of top 20 unscripted producers in the World.
It has also been announced that Ben will serve as the new executive producer of The Grammy Awards for January 2021 and is the executive producer and director of the highly anticipated “Friends” reunion show.
Winston is a multi-faceted producer, director and writer with award-winning credits that span television, movies, music videos and commercials. He is the executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning “The Late Late Show with James Corden." In addition, Winston is a co-creator and executive producer of the “Carpool Karaoke” series for Apple, and “Drop the Mic,” for TBS, both inspired by popular sketches on The Late Late Show. He is currently overseeing a multitude of shows including “Game On!” and “The Thomas John Experience” for CBS, “Real Pigeons Fight Crime” for Nickledeon, as well as Netflix specials with Shawn Mendes and Ben Platt.
His executive producing credits include four “BRIT Awards” ceremonies for ITV, two “Tony Awards” for CBS, the U.K. version of “The X Factor” and the recent Christmas special of the sitcom “Gavin and Stacey” for the BBC, which became the most watched scripted show since 2003 and won the 2020 BAFTA for TV Moment of the Year.
He has also created and produced several music specials for artists such as Bruno Mars, Harry Styles, Sam Smith, Justin Bieber, and last Christmas he oversaw the hugely popular “The Kacey Musgrave Christmas Show” for Amazon Prime. In addition, he’s produced and directed record-breaking documentaries and movies for the mega-popular musical act One Direction, including “This Is Us” and “1D Day.”