Dennis Hammer

Dennis Hammer is a television producer whose credits include Empire, Colony, Heroes, Crossing Jordan, and Dynasty.[1] Before moving to television, Hammer was a theater publicist working for Gordon Davidson at the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles.[1][2]

Dennis Hammer
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The veteran producer began his career in television as a casting director at Aaron Spelling Productions and eventually became a producer for popular Spelling series such as The Love Boat and Dynasty. He also developed and produced all twenty of the Danielle Steel Television movies for NBC; these became one of the most successful made-for-television franchises in television history. His most recent work being 20thCentury Fox Television’s hit series Empire. Prior to Empire, Dennis produced Colony, Tyrant, and Heroes to name a few.[3] Hammer is Emmy nominated,[4] and the recipient of the BAFTA Award.[5]


Year(s) Title Network Role Description
2016–Present Empire Fox Executive Producer
2016 Colony USA Co-Executive Producer
2014 Tyrant Fox Producer
2014 Delirium Fox Producer
2012-2013 Touch Fox Producer
2006-2010 Heroes NBC Executive Producer
2001-2007 Crossing Jordan NBC Executive Producer


  1. ^ a b "Heroes Credits, Dennis Hammer, Actors & Makers of Heroes". NBC. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  2. ^ Dennis Hammer on IMDb
  3. ^ "Dennis Hammer". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  4. ^ "Dennis Hammer". Television Academy. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  5. ^ "2008 Television International | BAFTA Awards". Retrieved 2019-03-12.