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Charlie Parsons

 

Charlie Parsons

For the baseball player, see Charlie Parsons (baseball).

Charlie Parsons (born 7 August 1958) is a British television producer who created a number of notable television shows including Survivor.[1] He also created The Big Breakfast and The Word.[2]

The first version of Survivor was the Swedish 1997 season, but he began to try to sell the idea in 1994.[1] He has won several awards including an Emmy for US series Survivor in 2001. His life partner is Lord Waheed Alli, who is also his business partner. Their former company, Planet 24, was sold for several million pounds in 1999.

In March 2010 the Guardian newspaper reported that Parsons was investing in new independent production company, NERD, and had become the company's Chairman.[2]

He went to Pembroke College, Oxford where he studied English Literature and afterwards trained as a journalist. According to a review in 2000,

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