B17 Entertainment’s in-house production team members apply their years of experience in television and digital programming to create innovative, engaging content.

Our Founders

Brien Meagher

Rhett Bachner

Brien Meagher &
Rhett Bachner

Founders//Executive Producers

B17 Entertainment, a joint venture of Sony Pictures Television’s Nonfiction group, was founded in 2013 by principals and TV veterans Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher as a full-service production company producing breakthrough content in a variety of genres including comedy, kids, reality and game, and focuses on multi-platform programming with millennial and Gen Z appeal. Based in Los Angeles, the company is a key supplier of live, formatted and interactive programming for HBO MAX, TNT/TBS, Roku Originals, Facebook Watch, YouTube, Syfy and Snap to name a few. Rhett and Brien currently serve as Executive Producers on projects that include Chasing the Cure, the live, interactive medical series for TNT/TBS; Craftopia, the kids crafting competition featuring YouTube mega-star LaurDIY for HBO Max and Thanks A Million, the celebrity infused pay-it-forward format in partnership with Jennifer Lopez for Roku Originals.

Prior to B17 Entertainment, Bachner and Meagher served as producers on ABC’s Emmy-Nominated Shark Tank, as well as Executive Producing projects that include The Pitch for AMC, Be the Boss for A&E and Supermarket Superstar for Lifetime. Bachner also served as Executive Producer on The Henry Rollins Show for IFC, Man Caves for DIY and Real Deal for History. Meagher worked as a Development Executive for Mark Burnett Productions, where he was Co-Executive Producer on Shark Tank and also worked on Survivor and The Apprentice.

Our Team

Gregg Moscot

Chief Operating Officer

Emily Mayer

Emily Mayer

Executive Vice President, Development

Aliyah Silverstein

Executive Vice President, Current Series

Jackie Hakim

Executive Vice President, Production & Operations

Colin Hargraves

In-House Executive Producer

Ben Waldorf

Senior Vice President, Post-Production & Operations

Ben Stoddard

Vice President, Development

Mike Tartaglia

Director, Current Series

Sydney Jackson

Director, Development

Kate Slavin

Senior Assistant Editor/Manager, Post-Production

Mallory Horangic

Manager, Production Operations

Collette Legault Snoonian

Production Manager

Annemarie Lillis

Development Coordinator