Jay Bienstock

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Jay Bienstock (born November 20, 1965) is an American television producer. His credits include Behind the Music, Survivor, The Apprentice, 13: Fear is Real with film director Sam Raimi, Bachelor Pad, and The Voice.

In 2010, he formed Bienstock Young Media and over the next several years, the company produced projects for CBS, A&E, TLC, CMT, VH1, and ABC Family, as well as the series Animal Intervention hosted by Alison Eastwood for Nat Geo Wild and Time’s Up for MTV.

In 2014, Bienstock became CEO of Talpa Media USA, the American arm of global Dutch powerhouse Talpa, owned by John de Mol, one of the biggest names in unscripted programming.

He has been nominated for an Emmy Award five times, winning once. He's been nominated for Producer of the Year in non-fiction television and twice for Program of the Year by the Television Critic's Association.

Bienstock grew up in Long Island where he attended and graduated from Syosset High School.


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