Rob Wade


Fox checks out of ‘Paradise Hotel’

Fox has cancelled Paradise Hotel after just one season.  The US broadcaster has pulled the plug on the rebooted format from Jersey Shore creator SallyAnn Salsano’s 495 Productions, citing low ratings and a lack of airtime for what is intended to be a stripped programme. Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment at Fox, confirmed the cancellation to Deadline at […]

Endemol Shine exits ‘Masked Singer’ as Fox goes in-house for unscripted

Fox is launching an in-house studio for alternative entertainment that will count the next series of The Masked Singer as one of its first productions. The hit singing format, which launched in January and is expected to return to the broadcaster as early as this autumn, will continue to be exec produced by Smart Dog […]

Exclusive: Amazon eyes Bachelor producer for unscripted role

Network execs from ABC and Fox are being eyed for top unscripted roles at Top Gear SVOD platform Amazon. TBI understands that Robert Mills, senior vice-president of alternative series, specials, and late-night programming at US broadcaster ABC and long-time producer of The Bachelor, is among the frontrunners for the head of unscripted role at the […]

Fox to air Meghan Markle special

Fox is set to air a two-hour special named Meghan Markle: An American Princess on Friday May 11. The two-hour event will focus on Markle’s life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937. Airing just days before her wedding ceremony on May 19, the special will […]

Fox confirms Israeli format, eyes new King of the Hill

US broadcaster Fox has confirmed its local remake of Israeli singing competition show The Final Four, and is considering a reboot of animated comedy King of the Hill. Both announcements came during the network’s Television Critics Association event in LA. The singing series will be known as The Four and will compete with its former […]

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 […]