Foxtel appoints Unscripted TV head

Howard Myers to oversee local productions in Lifestyle & Entertainment content.

Foxtel has appointed Howard Myers as Commissioning Editor & Supervising Producer, Unscripted, for Foxtel Originals.

He joined Foxtel in July 2016 as Network Executive Producer with previous roles at Lune Media and December Media and Rival Media (London). He was Head of Formats for Buena Vista International ABC Television (London & Los Angeles) handling the sales and production of shows such as Desperate Housewives, Extreme Makeover, The Amazing Race and The Muppets. He was also the Director of Production for the Disney Channel UK & Europe.

He now has oversight across Foxtel’s local productions for Lifestyle & Entertainment content, working with both in-house producers and external production companies to commission, develop, produce and oversee content creation, series and specials. Titles include Gogglebox, Selling Houses, Love It Or List It, The Great Australian Bake Off, The Real Housewives of Melbourne plus upcoming titles The Repair Shop, Selling In The City and Find Me A Dream Home.

Foxtel Executive Director of Television, Brian Walsh, said “Howard has made a significant contribution to the success of our Foxtel Originals slate and I am delighted that his work has been recognised with this appointment.”

Howard Myers added, “It’s a challenging, exciting and rewarding role with an ever-growing diverse slate of shows in production across Lifestyle, Entertainment and Factual.”

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