Patty Ivins and Julie Pizzi have been working in reality television and news/documentary for eighteen years and together have produced over one hundred hours of television. Under the PB&J banner, Ivins and Pizzi have executive produced NBC’s Sports Illustrated:  Swimsuit Model Search, Showtime’s Reversal of Fortune and TLC’s Reality Check.  Recent credits include The CW’s Blonde Charity Mafia and four seasons of their hit Style show Dress My Nest.  PB&J is currently producing a number of projects for 2011, including Oxygen’s Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas and LOGO’s Bad Sex.


Together Ivins and Pizzi co-executive produced FOX’s The Simple Life Reunion.  Before that, Ivins was the supervising producer of the hit series The Simple Life and Pizzi was a creative Vice President at Bunim-Murray Productions for five years.  While there, Pizzi spear-headed development and executive produced several high-rated seasons of MTV’s Road Rules, MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge and VH-1’s Born to Diva.  Ivins also spent time at Bunim-Murray Productions where she produced and directed various shows including MTV’S Making the Band, MTV’S Road Rules and FOX’s Who Wants to Be a Playboy Playmate?


In addition to reality television both Ivins and Pizzi have produced many hours of documentary programming for Showtime, A&E, AMC, CMT, TLC and Discovery.  


-Girls on the Wall, a documentary produced by PB&J Television and filmmaker Heather Ross, won a 2010 Emmy.

-In 2003, Ivins won a daytime Emmy for AMC’s Hollywood Rocks The Movies:  The 1970’s with David Bowie.

-Pizzi was nominated for an Emmy for MTV’s ROAD RULES IX.

Patty Ivins

Julie Pizzi


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