Wall to Wall Media is delighted to announce that Andy Rowe is joining the company as their new Head of Entertainment.
Rowe has Executive Produced some of the past decade’s best known entertainment television and quiz show formats – from Total Wipeout and Golden Balls to 15 to 1. With a career stretching back to the 1990s Clive James projects (The Clive James Show; incl Barbra Streisand and Millennium specials), further credits including the popular House Of Tiny Tearaways on BBC Three and long running quiz favourite The Weakest Link. Most recently he piloted and then Executive Produced 12-part series The Getaway Car, BBC One’s latest foray into Saturday evening family entertainment.
Rowe will spearhead an exciting chapter in Wall to Wall’s continued growth in Entertainment, after five successful years of the company producing The Voice UK for BBC One. He will Executive Produce the first series of major new quiz show 500 Questions for ITV. The show sees some of the smartest people in the country facing some of the toughest questions ever devised for television. In addition, he will oversee the company’s burgeoning entertainment slate with significant projects in with all the major broadcasters.
Rowe takes up his role at the end of April, reporting into Wall to Wall’s CEO Leanne Klein.
Rowe says “I am full of admiration for Wall to Wall, a production company with an amazing reputation and a wonderful track record. To help them further add to their roster of great titles is an unmissable opportunity and I am thrilled to be joining Leanne and Richard and their excellent team”
Leanne Klein, CEO Wall to Wall, says “We are absolutely delighted that someone of Andy’s calibre and experience is joining Wall to Wall. His track record in taking shows from concept to reality is more than impressive. He will fit in perfectly and was exactly who we were looking for to lead the next stage of our growth as an entertainment company.”