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Mark Stern
Mark Stern
Position Executive Vice President for Original Programming at Syfy
Biographical Information
Birthdate July 1963[1]
Birthplace New York, United States[2]

Mark Stern was the Executive Vice President for Original Programming at Syfy when Caprica was produced. He participated on the Season 1.0 DVD special features: "What to Expect", "To Be Adama", "Morality", "A Snake in the Grass", "Virtual World" and "Gray Matters".


Stern served as co-head of original content at Universal Cable Productions, and had creative oversight on the newly formed Syfy Films, a joint venture with Universal Pictures. He was named President, Original Programming, Syfy in 2011.

A former television producer, since joining Syfy in 2002 (he was named Executive Vice President in 2003), Stern was the creative architect behind Syfy’s numerous water cooler programming including Battlestar Galactica, "Stargate: Atlantis", "Eureka", "Ghost Hunters", "Destination Truth", "Ghost Hunters International", "Sanctuary", the record-breaking miniseries "Tin Man", as well as "Warehouse 13" (the most successful series in channel history), "Stargate: Universe", the critically acclaimed series Caprica and "Haven".[3]

As of 2018, Stern is President at Fearless Media Group, a company he launched in November 2018 to continue the work from his prior company, IM Global Television, a full-service studio launched in 2014 in partnership with Reliance’s IM Global Films.[4]

Stern is a graduate of Dartmouth College.


  1. Mark Stern's Linkedin profile. Retrieved on November 2, 2019.
  2. Linkedin, Ibid.
  3. Mark Stern at The Hollywood Reporter: "Mark Stern Named President of Original Programming at Syfy" January 13, 2011, by Lindsay Powers, Marisa Guthrie. Retrieved on August 31, 2017.
  4. LinkedIn, Ibid.