Sam Ernst

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Sam Ernst
OccupationTelevision writer, television producer
Years active2004–present
Known forThe Dead Zone, Haven

Sam Ernst is a television writer and producer best known for working on shows such as The Dead Zone and the Shrek the Third video game. He frequently collaborates with his writing partner Jim Dunn. In 2010, he and Dunn co-created the Syfy supernatural drama series Haven, based upon the Stephen King short story "The Colorado Kid".[1] Since April 2005, he and Dunn have co-run a podcast website called "Sam and Jim Go to Hollywood", where they chronicle their experiences in Hollywood.[2]


Ernst co-wrote a film entitled "Myron's Movie" in 2004. Directed by Maggie Soboil, the film premiered at the 2004 Fargo Film Festival and won the festival's Best Narrative Feature award.[3]

The Dead Zone episodes[edit]

  • "Re-Entry" (6.03)
  • "Outcome" (6.08)


  1. ^ Reiher, Andrea (July 9, 2010). "'Haven' EP Sam Ernst: 'We actually know the last scene of the series'". Zap2It. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  2. ^ Sam Ernst; Jim Dunn (April 14, 2005). "The comedy and tragedy of writing in Hollywood". Sam and Jim Go to Hollywood. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "Myron's Movie (2004) - Awards". IMDb. Retrieved August 7, 2011.

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