Kelly Souders y Brian Peterson

Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders

Brian Wayne Peterson was a producer, a 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.

Some episodes he wrote (usually with Kelly Souders) are:

Season Two

Season Three

Season Four

Season Five

Season Six

Season Seven

Season Eight

  • Odyssey (teleplay by Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, co-written by Kelly Souders, directed by Kevin Fair) - The Justice League, led by the Green Arrow, hits the Arctic in search of Clark, who disappeared after the Fortress collapsed. The team immediately has a confrontation with the new CEO of LuthorCorp, Tess Mercer. Meanwhile, Chloe is being held prisoner by a suspicious group who has discovered she has a new power, and Clark has been stripped of his powers by Jor-El.
  • Prey (co-written with Kelly Souders, directed by Michael Rohl) - Clark looks into a recent attack in a theater that may be the work of a serial killer. Suspecting it could be someone who is meteor-infected, he demands that Chloe release the names of the people she is counseling at the Isis Foundation, which causes a rift between the friends. Davis fears that his blackouts could mean that he is the serial killer and collects evidence that may implicate him. Fearing the worst, he confesses his suspicions to Chloe.
  • Eternal (co-written with Kelly Souders, directed by James Marshall) - Tess tries to kill Davis by blowing up his truck. However, after he escapes, she realizes she needs help to destroy him and turns to Clark. Tess reveals Davis' secret childhood with the Luthors and hints that she knows Clark's true identity. Meanwhile, Davis runs to Chloe for help.
  • Doomsday (co-written with Kelly Souders, directed by James Marshall) - Oliver tells Clark he must kill Davis, as Doomsday is a serious threat and must be stopped at all costs. However, Clark struggles with taking a human life, so the Green Arrow and his team decide to take matters into their own hands. Lois takes on Tess, but the fight takes a shocking turn. Meanwhile, Chloe gets caught in the middle of Oliver and Clark's battle over killing Davis.

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 is 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.
  • He directed an episode of Smallville for the first time with Charade.


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

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