Ben Winston is an award-winning producer, director and a founding partner of Fulwell 73
He is a nine-time Emmy Award winner and a 28-time nominee. He holds the record for the individual with the most Emmy nominations in any one year when in 2019 he received 8 nominations.
Winston is the executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning “The Late Late Show with James Corden." He is the current executive producer of The Grammy Awards, and was the executive producer and director of the recent record-breaking "Friends: The Reunion” special, which became the most viewed show in Sky One and HBO Max’s history. In addition, Winston is a co-creator and executive producer of the “Carpool Karaoke” series for Apple, and “Drop the Mic,” for TBS, and executive producer of “Game On!” and “The Thomas John Experience” for CBS, and “Real Pigeons Fight Crime” for Nickelodeon.
He has also created and produced several music specials for artists such as Bruno Mars (CBS), Harry Styles, Sam Smith (both Apple), Justin Bieber (ITV), Ben Platt, and Shawn Mendes (both Netflix). Last Christmas he oversaw the hugely popular “The Kacey Musgrave Christmas Show” for Amazon Prime. He also oversaw “Global Citizen: Mandela 100” a 10-hour live broadcast show from South Africa, featuring Beyonce and Jay Z. 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.”
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 won an MTV Video Music Award, three Brit Awards for directing, 2 PGA awards, and five Critics’ Choice Awards. In 2018, Variety named him in their list of top 20 unscripted producers in the World.