Barbara Hall (TV producer)
July 17, 1960 |
|Occupation||TV producer, author, singer/songwriter|
Barbara Hall (born July 17, 1960 in Chatham, Virginia) is an American writer and producer, most notably as the creator and producer of the series Joan of Arcadia. She served as co-executive producer on the Showtime series Homeland and is the creator and showrunner of the CBS series Madam Secretary, which premieres in the fall of 2014.
Hall was born in Chatham, Virginia and graduated from Chatham High School in 1978, and Summa Cum Laude from James Madison University with a BA in English in 1982. Shortly after graduating from James Madison, Hall became a TV writer and producer in Los Angeles, California and worked on shows such as Northern Exposure, Chicago Hope and Judging Amy.
Hall is also a founding member of the alternative country rock band The Enablers, with whom she has released two CDs. In 2005 she released a solo debut CD, Handsome. Her latest album, Bad Man, was released in 2013.
- Humanitas Prize for Television
- Television Critics Association Award
- TV Guide Award
- Catholics in Media Award
- Skeeball and the Secret of the Universe (1987)
- Dixie Storms (1990)
- Fool's Hill (1992)
- A Better Place (1994)
- House Across the Cove 1995)
- Close to Home (1997)
- A Summons to New Orleans (2000)
- The Noah Confessions (2007)
- The Music Teacher (2009)
- Tempo Change (2009)
- Charisma (2013)
- Handsome (2005)
- Bad Man (2013)
- The First Seven Songs (2003)
- Come Back Soon (2004)
- "Barbara Hall Biography". The Lamplighter, January 2002. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
- "Chatham's Barbara Hall Sets Entertainment Industry on Fir". Victorian Villa. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
- ISBN 978-0385736077. OCLC 244339558
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