Executive producer of Vancouver-filmed Arrow, Supergirl, suspended following 'deeply troubling allegations'

Andrew Kreisberg is being investigated by Warner Bros. over accusations of inappropriate behaviour.

Warner Brothers Television confirm Andrew Kreisberg is the subject of an internal investigation

Andrew Kreisberg has been suspended by Warners Bros. Television Group pending an investigation of harassment and misconduct. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

A star producer in the Vancouver television community has been suspended from work amid allegations of harassment and misconduct.

The suspension followed allegations reported in Variety magazine. 

Warner Bros. Television confirmed it is investigating claims that Andrew Kreisberg, co-creator and executive producer of The Flash, Supergirl, Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow, behaved inappropriately.

The series air on Warner Brothers' channel the CW and have all filmed in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland.

Kreisberg has denied all allegations.

In a written statement, Warner Brothers Television Group said it takes all allegations of misconduct seriously.

Berlanti Productions oversees the four series that Kreisberg worked on. Owners Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter also released a statement.

"We were recently made aware of some deeply troubling allegations regarding one of our showrunners," read the statement.

They said they were fully cooperating with Warner Bros. investigation.

"There is nothing more important to us than the safety and well-being of our cast, crew, writers, producers and any staff," the company said. 

"We do not tolerate harassment and are committed to doing everything we can to make an environment that's safe to work in and safe to speak up about if it isn't."

About the Author

Ash Kelly

Digital Producer

Ash Kelly is an associate producer for CBC Radio and online. Her CBC outdoor column, 'The Great Wide Open' focuses on nuanced stories about life outdoors. It airs province-wide every two weeks. You can find Ash and more of her stories on Twitter @AshDKelly.