Hart Hanson is creator and show-runner of the Fox television series Bones, in it’s sixth season and The Finder. Prior to creating Bones and The Finder, Hart was Executive Producer of the Emmy nominated CBS tv series Judging Amy followed by Joan of Arcadia which won the HUMANITAS, Peoples’s Choice Award, and the AFI Program of the Year Award. Hart was Co-Excecutive Producer of the ABC series Cupid and Snoops.
Hart has worked under a longtime overall deal with 20th Century Fox. Before moving to the United States a decade ago, Hart wrote and produced a number of indigenous Canadian series including Beachcombers, North of 60, The Odyssey, Ready or Not, The Road to Avonlea, Cold Squad, Stargate, The Outer Limits, garnering several Gemini nominations and four wins along the way. Hart won the Writers Guild of Canada Award for best writing in a television series for Traders and then executive produced the multi-award winning seasons Two through Four. Pilots written for 20th Century Fox include: Palm City, Expert Witness, Zuma, Buzz, and Pleading Guilty.
Hart graduated from University College, University of Toronto, with degrees in Political Theory and English and received his Master degrees in Political Theory and English and received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia. He taught as an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. He lives with his wife Brigitte and two sons in Malibu.