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Advisory Board Members
Founder, Executive Producer & CEO
SallyAnn Salsano is Founder and President of 495 Productions and the creative force behind each of the company's shows.
Salsano started her illustrious career in New York City as an intern for "The Howard Stern Show" and "The Sally Jesse Raphael Show," eventually spending five years on "Sally" as she worked her way up to the role of producer.
Prior to launching 495 in 2006, she was a show runner on ABC's "The Bachelor," "The Bachelorette," "Trista & Ryan's Wedding," and "Extreme Makeover: Wedding Edition," as well as on FOX's "Surprise Weddings."
In December of 2009, MTV premiered 495's groundbreaking series "Jersey Shore." The show was an immediate hit and after its sixth season, the show reigned as the highest-rated show in the history of the network.
In summer 2013 Salsano returned to her daytime roots by serving as an Executive Producer for the hit talk show "The Real," which was recently renewed for a second season.
495 projects currently in production or on the air include: ""Freak Out" (ABC Family), "Tattoo Nightmares" (Spike) "Tattoo Nightmares Miami," (Spike), "Friendzone" (MTV), "It Takes a Sister" (Oxygen), "Big Women: Big Love" (Lifetime), "Blue Collar Millionaires" (CNBC), "Pontoon Payday" (CMT), "Party Down South 2" and CMT's highest-rated series ever "Party Down South."
Additional select 495 credits include: "Snooki & JWOWW" (MTV), ""Jerks With Cameras" (MTV), Disaster Date" (MTV), ""Tattoos After Dark" (Oxygen), "Repo Games" (Spike), "Wedding Wars" (VH1), "Taboo USA" (National Geographic Channel), TV Guide's "Nail Files, "More To Love," (FOX), HGTV's "Design Star," Oxygen's "Dance Your Ass Off," "A Shot At Love" (MTV), and many others.
Although Salsano currently resides in Los Angeles, she can most often be found on location at one of 495's multiple shoots around the world.
Speaking at: Working with "The New Normal"