Pete Nowalk is a creator and television showrunner with a passion for telling unique and interesting stories with complex characters that keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Nowalk is the showrunner and executive producer of hit ABC show How to Get Away with Murder which premiered last year to critical acclaim and record viewers. Starring Academy Award nominee Viola Davis, the breakout series will return for a second season in September.
Nowalk previously served as a co-executive producer on ABC’s smash-hit Scandal starring Kerry Washington. He spent six seasons on ABC’s long-running drama Grey’s Anatomy, where he rose to supervising producer. He was also a writer on ABC’s Private Practice.
Prior to his work on television, Nowalk co-wrote and published The Hollywood Assistant’s Handbook with Hilary Stamm. The book, which is a humorous explanation of 86 lessons for those looking to enter the entertainment business, was met with rave reviews upon release.
Nowalk graduated from Brown University, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.