Nick Hayden departing as ABC Head of Entertainment

Head of Entertainment Nick Hayden is departing after 7 years at ABC.

ABC Head of Entertainment is departing after 3 years in the role to pursue new opportunities.

He has been at ABC for 7 years, having joined in 2016 as an Executive Producer across shows such as The House with Annabel Crabb, Tomorrow Tonight, Spicks and Specks, Tonightly, Whovians, Celeste Barber Challenge Accepted, Hack Live, and Fresh Blood.

As Head of Entertainment he has overseen Question Everything, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery, Win The Week, Why Are You Like This? Ms Represented, Back To Nature, Frankly, Shaun Micallef’s Pagan Holiday Special, and the upcoming WTFAQ.

Nick says, “ I’ve loved (almost!) every moment at ABC, particularly the content and the people.  After seven years, the time feels right to move onto other things.  For those interested in those other things, ask me in a month or two.  For now, I’ll enjoy simply being an avid viewer of ABC.”

He was previously executive producer on The Feed at SBS an earlier was part of the Hungry Beast team.

ABC recently restructured its commissioning team as part of the new Content diviison, overseen by Chris Oliver-Taylor.

Hayden leaves ABC at the end of August. Rachel Millar will act in the Head of Entertainment role.

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