Sean Gottlieb is Vice President, Development and Programming for A&E, where he oversees development and production of non-fiction programming for the network. He joined A&E in April 2014.
A seasoned producer with over 20 years’ experience, Gottlieb developed and is Executive Producer of “Live PD,” the hit series that airs live from 9pm-12am on Friday and Saturday. “Live PD” has more than doubled A&E’s Friday and Saturday night ratings, with A&E now ranking as the #1 entertainment cable network on those nights. He also developed and is Executive Producer on “Live Rescue,” “Live PD: Wanted,” “What’s It Worth? Live” with Jeff Foxworthy, and “Court Cam.” Gottlieb’s other credits include “A&E Investigates: Plot Against America,” “Police Patrol,” “Storage Wars,” “The Day I Picked My Parents,” “Ozzy and Jack’s World Tour,” and “Live PD Presents: PD Cam.”
Gottlieb joined A&E from VH1 where he held a number of roles. He developed and produced many of the network’s unscripted series, including “Mob Wives,” “Wicked Single” and “Mama Drama.” He started at the network as a writer on many of VH1’s hit shows, including “Behind the Music,” “Web Junk,” “I Love The…” and the Emmy®-nominated documentary, “Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America.”
Previously, Gottlieb wrote for MTV, Cablevision, and Endemol; he was also a speechwriter for several Fortune 500 executives. Gottlieb began his career as the audience coordinator at “The Late Show with David Letterman” in New York.