Corie Henson


Dancing and X Factor exec lands Fox job

Former BBC Worldwide and Syco programming exec Rob Wade is the new head of alternative programming at Fox. Wade becomes president, alternative entertainment and specials at the US broadcast network. He has worked on the US versions of several big international entertainment shows. He was showrunner on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and exec producer […]

Andreae out at Fox, Electus’ Henson in

Simon Andreae’s spell at the top of US broadcast network Fox’s reality arm is over, with Electus executive Corie Henson tapped to replace him. Andreae (pictured) had been in the role of executive VP, alternative programming for a year. Henson (below, right) has been with Ben Silverman’s Electus for a similar period of time after […]

Electus hires NBCU exec for reality role

US-based Electus has hired Jessica Sebastian for a new unscripted TV role. Sebastian will be VP, unscripted television at the IAC-backed producer and distributor, which is helmed by Ben Silverman. Sebastian, who has started in the new role already, joins from soon to close NBCUniversal channel Style and will develop, direct and produce reality shows […]

Electus poaches Henson for unscripted role

Ben Silverman’s multimedia studio Electus has hired ABC Entertainment alternative entertainment exec Corie Henson to become executive VP, unscripted television. Henson previously oversaw production of ABC unscripted series such as Dancing With the Stars, Shark Tank and Extreme Makeover, but has now taken the new role with US-based Electus. Beginning this month, she will oversee Electus’s unscripted […]