Brad Falchuk is the co-creator and executive producer of the critically-acclaimed FX miniseries American Horror Story, as part of his overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. He is also co-creator, executive producer and writer on FOX’s Scream Queens.
American Horror Story has received 70 Emmy® nominations including four for Outstanding Miniseries. This past year alone, American Horror Story: Freak Show received 19 Emmy nominations. The hit series has also garnered five Golden Globe® nominations including two for Best Television Series (Drama). Jessica Lange won the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries.
Previously, Falchuk served as executive producer on the critically-acclaimed cable series Nip/Tuck on which he also wrote and directed numerous episodes. Additionally, Falchuk was co-creator and executive producer on the hit FOX comedy series Glee. For his work on Glee, Falchuk earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, three Writers Guild of America Award nominations, and two Producers Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television. Glee has won six of its 35 Emmy nominations. The show has also garnered 10 Golden Globe nominations and won the 2010 and 2011 Best Television Series (Comedy or Musical) Award.
Falchuk is one of the founding members of The Young Storytellers Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop literacy through the art of storytelling. Serving more than 100 schools in Los Angeles, New York City and Denmark, The Young Storytellers Foundation facilitates self-expression in underprivileged fourth graders by mentoring them through the process of writing their own short screenplays and having those screenplays performed by famous actors. Falchuk currently sits on the National Advisory Board for the foundation.
Falchuk received his master’s degree from the American Film Institute. He currently resides in Los Angeles. He would like to thank Bruce Springsteen and David Ortiz for making him into the man he is today.