THE SENIOR TEAM
A former Head of Factual-Entertainment at Discovery Networks, Mark is a globally focussed strategic thinker.
From 2010-2017 Mark developed, executive produced and commissioned original programming whilst also brokering deals for some of the world’s biggest brands, including: SAY YES TO THE DRESS, THE GREAT BAKE OFF, DON’T TELL THE BRIDE, MY EXTRAORDINARY PREGNANCY, SEPARATED AT BIRTH, UNDRESSED, EXTREME BEAUTY DISASTERS, TOO UGLY FOR LOVE?, SEX, LIES AND ONLINE AFFAIRS, THE MAN WITH NO PENIS, IF KATIE HOPKINS RULED THE WORLD, TINA MALONE: PREGNANT AT 50, TINA MALONE: MY NEW BODY and THE CHARLOTTE CROSBY EXPERIENCE, as well as a series of top-rating investigative documentaries featuring bodybuilder and former glamour model JODIE MARSH.
An accomplished programme maker with credits on all UK terrestrial Networks, Mark spent his formative television years in production, making factual-entertainment, live studio-entertainment and children’s series.
His recent credits include creating the format for the hugely successful, returning series SALVAGE HUNTERS: THE RESTORERS and Executive Producer of farming doc-series BORN MUCKY, both for Discovery QUEST.
Prior to his network positions he worked across multi-platform content supporting hit BBC drama series DOCTOR WHO, TORCHWOOD and MERLIN.
Steve has spent the past 15 years as Senior TV Executive both in the UK and in Australia.
As a Commissioning Editor at LIVINGtv he oversaw several channel-defining factual-entertainment series including MOST HAUNTED LIVE, JADE’S SALON and EXTREME MAKEOVER UK before moving to SKY1 where he commissioned and oversaw the three biggest entertainment shows in multi-channel at the time; ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A TEN YEAR OLD?, DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS! and the re-boot of GLADIATORS. He also executive produced popular factual programmes THE MISSING FACE OF AIDS with Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman’s RACE TO DAKAR and commissioned the first ever SUN MILITARY AWARDS.
In 2010 he joined Australia’s biggest locally-owned production company, the multi-award-winning CJZ, where he created, developed, sold and oversaw several popular factual series including MEGATRUCKERS (which sold into 22-territories worldwide), DUMB, DRUNK AND RACIST, real-crime series WANTED, action ob-doc PAUL DE GELDER’S FEARLESS and fixed-rig observational documentary series KEBAB KINGS.
Steve returned to London to join DISCOVERY in September 2015 and has since executive produced a varied slate of popular factual and factual-entertainment series across pay channels TLC and INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY and free-to-air channel QUEST RED, including: MY EXTRAORDINARY PREGNANCY, FAKING IT:
TEARS OF A CRIME, BRITAIN’S DEADLIEST KIDS, DOG DETECTIVES, BRITISH POLICE: TOUGHEST CASES, KILLING MICHAEL JACKSON, SAY YES TO THE DRESS, KATIE PRICE: MY CRAZY LIFE, CURVY BRIDES BOUTIQUE, PETER ANDRE'S 60-MINUTE MAKEOVER and PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN UK.
Prior to senior exec roles Steve was a freelance producer and director for over a decade, making factual-entertainment and popular factual programmes for most UK networks including legendary Channel 4 morning show THE BIG BREAKFAST, ITV1’s VANESSA, THE UNFORGETTABLE SID JAMES and THE BEE GEES STORY.
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