The Pitch Tank with Emmy-Winning Producer Maria Baltazzi.

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The Pitch Tank

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We're diving into the Writers' Room Pitch Tank with special guest, Emmy-Winning Producer Maria Baltazzi.Maria Baltazzi is an Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer of series for A&E, ABC, CBS, Discovery, ESPN, History, Lifetime, National Geographic, TNT, and Travel Channel. Maria has Produced or Executive Produced pilots for ABC, CBS, Lifetime, TNT, and NBC. Previously she produced Animal Planet's critically acclaimed 3-part series, "BATTLEGROUND: RHINO WARS". Other series include "WORLD'S TOUGHEST TRUCKERS", a co-production for Discovery US and Channel 5 UK. "ONE MAN ARMY" for Discovery, "SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA" for TLC and Mark Burnett. "SPA" debuted at almost 5 million viewers; the biggest premiere in the channel's history. Full Bio »

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We're diving into the Writers' Room Pitch Tank with special guest, Emmy-Winning Producer Maria Baltazzi.

Maria Baltazzi is an Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer of series for A&E, ABC, CBS, Discovery, ESPN, History, Lifetime, National Geographic, TNT, and Travel Channel. Maria has Produced or Executive Produced pilots for ABC, CBS, Lifetime, TNT, and NBC.

Previously she produced Animal Planet's critically acclaimed 3-part series, "BATTLEGROUND: RHINO WARS". Other series include "WORLD'S TOUGHEST TRUCKERS", a co-production for Discovery US and Channel 5 UK. "ONE MAN ARMY" for Discovery, "SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA" for TLC and Mark Burnett. "SPA" debuted at almost 5 million viewers; the biggest premiere in the channel's history.

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We're diving into the Writers' Room Pitch Tank with special guest, Emmy-Winning Producer Maria Baltazzi.

Maria Baltazzi is an Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer of series for A&E, ABC, CBS, Discovery, ESPN, History, Lifetime, National Geographic, TNT, and Travel Channel. Maria has Produced or Executive Produced pilots for ABC, CBS, Lifetime, TNT, and NBC.

Previously she produced Animal Planet's critically acclaimed 3-part series, "BATTLEGROUND: RHINO WARS". Other series include "WORLD'S TOUGHEST TRUCKERS", a co-production for Discovery US and Channel 5 UK. "ONE MAN ARMY" for Discovery, "SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA" for TLC and Mark Burnett. "SPA" debuted at almost 5 million viewers; the biggest premiere in the channel's history.

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Testimonials

"Thanks Maria! Much appreciate your time today." -Brendan D.

"Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts Maria." -Debbie J.

"Thank you so much for your energy Maria !!!" - Dr. Cheryl

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