Arthur Smith

A. Smith & Co. Productions

Arthur Smith is the Chairman of A. Smith & Co. Productions and a pioneer in nonfiction TV, known for creating some of the longest-running unscripted series since founding the company in 2000. He was inducted into the Realscreen Awards Hall of Fame in 2021, honored as Broadcasting & Cable’s “Producer of the Year” in 2020, nominated for several Emmy Awards & received dozens of awards including NAACP Awards, Realscreen Awards, & Critics Choice Awards. With 200+ shows for 50+ networks under his leadership, A. Smith & Co.’s credits include Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell’s Kitchen” which forged the modern food competition reality genre in the U.S. and is FOX’s longest-running reality show, “American Ninja Warrior” which just aired its 13th season on NBC and its spinoff “American Ninja Warrior Junior,” Dwayne “The Rock'' Johnson's “The Titan Games,” Pharrell Williams’ “Voices of Fire,” “Mental Samurai,” “Welcome to Plathville,” “Unsung,” “American Gangster: Trap Queens,” & “Floor is Lava” season two.

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