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      Peter Murrieta

      Peter Murrieta

      Highest Rated: 37% Dealin' With Idiots (2013)

      Lowest Rated: 37% Dealin' With Idiots (2013)

      Birthday: Not Available

      Birthplace: Not Available

      Peter Murrieta is the head writer and executive producer of Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place." The series, created by Todd J. Greenwald (writer/executive producer of "Hannah Montana," a show about a teen pop music sensation), stars Selena Gomez, David Henrie, and Jake T. Austin as three otherwise normal kids who live in Greenwich Village and have secret magical powers. Together with Greenwald and a fine team of writers, Murrieta helped spearhead a family-friendly show that has been a hit with audiences and critics alike. Many films and TV shows have tried to pick up the profitable concepts of young adult successes like "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" and run with them, and almost all have failed. Murrieta and company have borrowed from both franchises (the platonic dynamic of two boys and a girl, with the main actors dating secondary characters that include a vampire and a werewolf), but they have nevertheless managed to keep their take on the ideas feeling fresh and innovative.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 22% Steppin' Into the Holiday Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      - 2022
      No Score Yet 58% Feliz NaviDAD Screenwriter - 2020
      37% 30% Dealin' With Idiots Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      $15.3K 2013
      No Score Yet 67% Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Executive Producer - 2009

      TV

      Credit
      100% 97% Primo Executive Producer,
      Writer
      2023
      62% 52% Superior Donuts Writer 2017-2018
      53% 61% Cristela Writer 2014-2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Aim High Producer 2013
      No Score Yet 91% Wizards of Waverly Place Executive Producer 2007-2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Writer 2004-2005
      64% No Score Yet All About the Andersons Writer 2003-2004
      41% No Score Yet Greetings From Tucson Executive Producer,
      Writer
      2002-2003