Jason Hervey is an award-winning producer and executive, who started his career in entertainment at the age of four when he began appearing in commercials. He went on to appear in feature films such as Back to the Future, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, Back to School, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Meatballs Part II and The Monster Squad. In addition to numerous guest starring roles on television, Hervey spent two seasons on the hit comedy series “Diff’rent Strokes” before landing the role that would forever change his life – Wayne Arnold, the bullying older brother to Kevin, in the Emmy-winning hit series, “The Wonder Years.” In addition to multiple Golden Globe and People’s Choice Awards, the show has also been inducted into the Smithsonian Institute as one of the greatest shows in the history of television.
After six seasons and 124 episodes of “The Wonder Years,” Hervey transitioned into producing full time and has enjoyed a successful career behind the camera. He has produced more than 1000 hours of programming, beginning at age 17 when he created, starred in and produced 26 episodes of the NBC Saturday morning series, “Wide World of Kids.” In his 20s, Hervey launched his first production company, independently financing and producing a collection of 52 episodes of sports biographies for various FOX outlets, profiling athletes including Reggie White, Jerry Rice, Don Sula and Brett Favre, among others.
He later founded Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television, a full-service, independently owned production company that specialized in unscripted and scripted television. Through BHE, Hervey executive produced over 300 two-hour original episodes of iMPACT Wrestling, which aired 52 weeks a year on Spike TV and became the longest-running, highest-rated series in the history of the network. Additionally, he executive produced dozens of domestic and international iMPACT Wrestling pay per view events. Some of Hervey’s other credits under the BHE banner include Nickelodeon’s “See Dad Run” starring Scott Baio, “Hardcore Pawn: Chicago” for truTV and “The Devil’s Ride” for Discovery Channel.