Led by CEO Sean Gallagher, Half Yard has established itself as a leading US creator and producer of reality series, factual entertainment formats and documentaries, with the company boasting strong channel relationships throughout the market.
Half Yard is the top producer of wedding programming in the US, having created the successful wedding franchises Say Yes to the Dress, I Found the Gown and Randy to the Rescue for TLC, as well as the critically acclaimed The Last Alaskans for Discovery. In addition, it has produced a wealth of hit series for networks such as: Nat Geo (Diggers), History (How the States Got Their Shapes), and Animal Planet (Hillbilly Handfishin’). New shows include a reboot of popular home makeover show While You Were Out for both TLC and HGTV, representing the first series co-production across Discovery’s expanded Lifestyle portfolio; and two new spin-offs of the Say Yes franchise – Say Yes to the Nest for HGTV, and Say Yes to the Dress America for TLC.
Half Yard was founded by Abby Greensfelder and Sean Gallagher in 2006. Prior to Half Yard, Greensfelder and Gallagher were Senior Vice Presidents for production, programming and development at Discovery Channel and TLC respectively. Both were responsible for commissioning hit franchises like Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch, and MythBusters.
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