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John Shiban

Last updated 05 March 2013


John Shiban


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John Shiban is an Emmy Award nominated American television writer and producer

He worked in both capacities on The X-Files and its spin-off The Lone GunmenStar Trek: Enterprise,SmallvilleSupernaturalLegend of the SeekerBreaking Bad and The Vampire Diaries. In 1997, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for his work on The X-Files episode "Memento Mori". He shared the nomination with co-writers Chris CarterFrank Spotnitz and Vince Gilligan. In 1998, Shiban shared a nomination for the Emmy Award for best drama series with The X-files production team.

In 2009 Shiban reunited with Gilligan to work as a writer/producer on the second season of Gilligan's series Breaking Bad. Shiban was nominated for a Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awardfor episodic drama for the episode "Phoenix" in 2010. Shiban and the writing staff also shared a nomination for the WGA award for best drama series for their work on the second season. Shiban returned as a consulting producer for the third season of Breaking Bad. He left the crew at the end of the third season.

Shiban was a writer for Torchwood's fourth series Torchwood: Miracle Day

In 2011, Shiban joined the series Hell On Wheels as executive producer and writer.

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