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SVP, ALTERNATIVE & UNSCRIPTED

Liza Keckler’s passion has been on identifying compelling characters and telling their stories in the best way possible. “I love seeing the motivation of characters, life can be challenging, and the decisions real people may make are endlessly fascinating to me”.

 

Liza serves as the Senior Vice President of Alternative & Unscripted for Archer Gray. A veteran television executive with a long history of producing, developing, and selling alternative and non-scripted television, Keckler has experience on three sides of the business. She began her career in the trenches as a producer and showrunner, launching a wide range of programs including HOARDERS for A&E. She then served as an Executive Producer at Travel Channel, before pivoting into development.

 

Keckler has helmed non-scripted development for Mark Wahlberg’s Unrealistic Ideas, Irwin Entertainment, and Screaming Flea Productions, where she has consistently developed and sold content across genres.

 

She has worked in a wide range of genres including comedy, lifestyle, true crime, and documentary. Her focus has been on identifying compelling characters and telling their stories in the best way possible. She has created premium limited series, authentic documentary series, repeatable formats, specials, and formats around expert talent in all genres. Her work has been viewed on over 20 networks including NBC, Netflix, A&E, Discovery+, Food Network, and HGTV.

 

Favorite Archer Gray Film: Can You Ever Forgive Me? I loved seeing that specific Manhattan in the 90s captured so perfectly.