Chris Brancato


Chris Brancato has written and produced over 250 hours of television, including such series as “X-Files,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” and “Hannibal,” and co-created the Netflix series “Narcos.” In addition, Chris wrote MGM’s popular gangster feature “Hoodlum,” starring Lawrence Fishburne, the sci-fi thriller “Species II,” and the upcoming “Sherlock 3” for Warner Brothers. He is currently the co-creator and showrunner of “Godfather of Harlem,” starring Forest Whitaker, premiering fall 2019 on Epix.

He’s won the Peabody award (“Boomtown”), two Saturn awards (“Hannibal”), Golden Globes and BAFTA nominations (“Narcos”) and a Writer’s Guild award for his work on one of the Hundred Best Television Series (“X-Files”). From 2006 to 2011 he was President of the Writers Guild Foundation. He works closely with Autism Speaks and other charities.