Chris Perera

Chris Perera is an award-winning Executive Producer, Show Runner and Developer who has worked with a number of networks including A&E, History, ABC, Discovery, Science Channel, Velocity, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Health, HGTV, DIY, FYI, History, National Geographic and TV-One.  Credits include Show Runner for Nat Geo’s critically-acclaimed “American Weed”, TV-One’s “Celebrity Crime Files”, co-supervising Producer for ABC’s award-winning, “NY Med” as well as producing and directing work for a number of hit shows that include “Say Yes to the Dress”, “Tiny House Nation” and "While You Were Out."  Perera is also Co-Owner of 5 Speed Entertainment, a company that creates, develops and packages programming for television broadcast and digital distribution, including Dance it Out, Starring Billy Blanks Jr. for Lifetime and Platinum Eye for A&E's FYI channel.


Perera helped develop, package and sell series, specials and pilots that include “House Hunters International” for HGTV, “Man Caves” for DIY, “Doctors on the Edge” for A&E, “Ugly Agency” for TLC, “Dear Genevieve” for HGTV and “Matchmaker” for HGTV. 


Chris with The Situation
Chris with Judge Faith
Chris with Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
Chris Accepting a Christopher Award
For ABC's Hit Primetime Show NY Med
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