Mark Stern
Mark Stern


Mark Stern


Executive Vice President for Original Programming at Syfy


Graduate of Dartmouth College

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

He also served as co-head, original content, 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.


  • Mark Stern at The Hollywood Reporter: "Mark Stern Named President of Original Programming at Syfy" January 13, 2011, by Lindsay Powers, Marisa Guthrie