Howard Braunstein started his film career at the FOX Network in 1986, when the fourth network was launched. After working at the FOX network for five years in the research, scheduling and current programming departments, he departed in 1991 to pursue his lifelong career goal of becoming a producer. He joined Spectacor Films, a movies-for-television production company.
In 1992 Howard left Spectacor Films and formed his own production company, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, Ltd. with partner Michael Jaffe. Together, they have produced more than 50 television films and four mini-series for the major networks and cable affiliates.
Howard recently produced multiple Emmy-nominated Elvis, a CBS television mini-series starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers; Surviving Love, featuring Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, for CBS television; an earthquake disaster mini-series for NBC Universal titled 10.5, featuring Kim Delaney, Beau Bridges and Fred Ward and Faith of My Fathers, based on Sen. John McCain’s best-selling book and The Brooke Ellison Story, directed by the late Christopher Reeve, for A&E television network.
Additional projects include the three-hour television musical event Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, starring Glenn Close and Harry Connick Jr.; First Do No Harm, starring Meryl Streep; and Gilda Radner: It’s Always Something, all for ABC. His film production company has also produced Deliberate Intent, the first original film for FX cable network; The Rosa Parks Story, winner of the NAACP Image Award for outstanding television movie or dramatic special, featuring Angela Bassett in the title role and Martha Inc.–The Martha Stewart Story, which premiered with record-setting ratings on NBC.
Howard and his wife Beth have been married for 13 years and have three children.
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