Toby Gorman

NBCUniversal strikes first-look deal with ‘Masked Singer’ creator Park Won Woo

The Masked Singer creator Park Won Woo has struck a first-look deal with NBCUniversal-owned Universal Television Alternative Studio. The Korean formats creator, who has more than 22 years of experience in the industry, is responsible for MBC Korea’s The King Of Mask Singer and has also produced Top Gear Korea, 300: War Of The United […]

Universal Television Alternative Studio hires Toby Gorman

Universal Television Alternative Studio has appointed Magical Elves’ Toby Gorman as president. The exec, who most recently served as interim CEO for the Tinopolis-owned prodco, succeeds Meredith Ahr, who was promoted to president of NBC Entertainment’s alternative and reality group late last year. In the new role, Gorman will look after development, domestic sales and […]

Endemol Shine producer joins A Smith & Co.

Endemol Shine North America unscripted producer Duncan McIntosh has joined Tinopolis-owned prodco A. Smith & Co. to form part of a new look development team. McIntosh will VP of development at the LA-based, reality programming-focused producer, working under Rupert Dobson, who has been promoted to senior VP of development from a previous VP post. The […]

Fremantle taps ex-CMT exec for unscripted post

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) has hired former CMT development head Jayson Dinsmore as president of alternative programming and development. Dinsmore replaces former executive vice president Toby Gorman, who exited last year to join a new A. Smith unit created in November. In his new role, Dinsmore will lead the company’s domestic and global unscripted development […]

Fremantle exec to lead A. Smith unit as BASE folds

US reality giant A. Smith & Co. is merging with Tinopolis Group sister BASE Productions, whose founder will no longer be part of management. The structural move will see A. Smith dividing into A. Smith and Co. Entertainment and A. Smith & Co. Dox, with FremantleMedia North America executive VP, alternative programming Toby Gorman (pictured, […]