Tinopolis Group announces that it has appointed Chris Brogden as its first Creative Director, Entertainment.
The fast growing Tinopolis Group announces today that it has appointed Sky Entertainment Commissioner, Chris Brogden as its first Creative Director, Entertainment. Brogden will be responsible for working with Tinopolis’ 17 UK and US companies to develop new entertainment formats that can be made across the group.
During his time at Sky, Brogden’s entertainment commissions included Wild things, Quiz Nights and Relatively Clever. He previously held the position of Executive Producer at ITV for six years, and his Executive Producing credits include I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here (ITV and NBC), Celebrity Big Brother (Channel 4) and The Angel (Sky One).
Brogden will report jointly to Arwel Rees, CEO, Tinopolis Group and John Willis, Creative Director, Tinopolis Group.
John Willis says, “There is enormous entertainment potential across the Tinopolis Group, and Chris is the ideal person to unlock that creative potential here in the UK and in the USA.”
Arwel Rees says, “Chris has a formidable track record of producing successful entertainment formats and working with great talent to create original and inventive programmes, so we are delighted to welcome him to the Tinopolis Group. Our companies are internationally renowned for producing and distributing world-class content and Chris will be instrumental in working with them to guide the expansion of our entertainment catalogue.”
Chris Brogden, says, “The companies within the Tinopolis Group are synonymous with high rating, audience-pleasing entertainment formats and I’m excited to take on this new challenge of working with both their US and UK based companies to help build on this success and make the most of its existing formats.”
Tinopolis’ existing catalogue of entertainment formats owned and successfully sold internationally include,Mentorn Media’s Paradise Hotel, Worlds Worst Driver, Hotel of Mum & Dad and Divorce Hotel, as well as A. Smith & Co’s Hell’s Kitchen, American Ninja Warriors, Top Chef, and Firecracker’s Big Fat Gypsy Wedding.
The Tinopolis Group is a world-class international media producer and distributor of factual, entertainment, sport, drama, reality and branded content. It is one of the largest remaining independent television producers with significant business bases in London, Wales, Glasgow and LA, producing high quality content for all key networks in both the US and the UK and for a fast-growing stable of brands and agencies.