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Brian Wayne Peterson was a producer, director (for one episode) and writer for Smallville.

After Al Gough and Miles Millar left the show after Season Seven, Brian took over as head of the show, along with Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, and Kelly Souders. Then after Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer left after season 8, Brian and Kelly took over as showrunners completely for the final 2 seasons of the show.

He wrote the following episodes (usually with Kelly Souders):

Season Two

Season Three

Season Four

Season Five

Season Six

Season Seven

Season Eight

This was the season that Brian was now credited as one of the executive producers on the show after Alfred Gough and Miles Millar left the show from the seventh season.

Season Nine

  • Savior (co-written with Kelly Souders, directed by Kevin Fair) - Clark tells Jor-El he's ready to start his training, but Jor-El sends him back to Metropolis to cut ties with Lois before he can begin. Chloe is shocked when Lois suddenly reappears after having been missing for weeks, but Lois has no recollection of vanishing into thin air with the Legion ring. While investigating a monorail crash, Lois meets John Corben, a new reporter at the Daily Planet with a negative attitude toward the Red-Blue Blur. Chloe begs Clark to use the Legion ring to go back in time to save Jimmy, but he refuses, driving a wedge into their friendship. Meanwhile, Oliver continues down a dark road, and Zod arrives at the Luthor Mansion
  • He also directed Charade (written by Don Whitehead and Holly Henderson).

Season Ten


  • Brian has been reported to be openly gay.[1]


  • Brian wrote four episodes in each of the first eight seasons, except for Season One.
  • Brian wrote 33 episodes of Smallville, more than any other writer on the show.
  • Brian made his directing debut with the Season Nine episode Charade.

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Creators Alfred GoughMiles Millar
Starring Tom WellingKristin KreukMichael RosenbaumEric JohnsonSam Jones IIIAllison MackAnnette O'TooleJohn GloverErica DuranceAaron AshmoreLaura VandervoortCassidy FreemanSam WitwerJustin HartleyCallum Blue
Opening theme Save MeRemy Zero
Seasons 12345678910
Executive producer(s) Mike TollinBrian RobbinsJoe DavolaKen HortonGreg BeemanJames MarshallTodd SlavkinKelly SoudersBrian Peterson
DVDs 12345678910
Soundtracks Talon MixMetropolis Mix