Mark Gentile's distinguished career is highlighted by 5 Emmy awards and 21 Emmy nominations.
For more than 30 years, Mark’s experience has included directing, producing, and creating television programs that include sketch comedy; talk; music; variety; documentaries; game shows and news.
For 17 years, Mark was the director of The View on ABC-TV winning 3 Emmy awards and 17 nominations for directing.
As director of The View Mark was additionally responsible for producing and art directing all musical performances.
Mark has won 2 Emmy awards as director of the original prime time version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” with Regis Philbin.
Mark served as consulting producer and director for the ABC prime time special “Super Millionaire”
Mark has directed multiple prime time game shows including, “Million Dollar Password”; "Paid Off“; "The National Geographic Geography Bee"; Power of 10”; “Play For A Billion” and many more.
As a consultant, Mark has worked with the Fox Sports One Network; “Fox NFL Sunday"; "National Geographic Geography Bee”; “The Best Damn Sports Show Period”; Fast Track to Fame and poker programing including, “Mansion Poker Dome”and “Million Dollar Challenge”.
In the area of comedy, Mark was the principal studio director of “The State” – MTV, “Viva Variety”- Comedy Central.
Mark's company, Triad Television, played a major role in the producing of programming for the daytime lineup of Lifetime television. These programs included "The Main Ingredient"; "Handmade by Design", "Biggers & Sommers"; "Live From Queens" and "Late Date with Sari".
Mark also directed the series “National Geographic Explorer”which included the first prime time special produced on Cirque du Soleil. In addition he was instrumental in the redesign of the long running competition series "The National Geographic Geography Bee".