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Exclusive: Scott Brothers adds Richard Drew

Factual producer Scott Brothers Entertainment has named Richard Drew as VP of development. Drew will be tasked with overseeing the development department, originating all new formats and talent-driven pitches, as well as ...
June 5, 2017

Factual producer Scott Brothers Entertainment has named Richard Drew as VP of development.

Drew will be tasked with overseeing the development department, originating all new formats and talent-driven pitches, as well as presentations and pilots. He will work alongside Josie Crimi, EVP of development and production, who joined the company last year.

Based in Las Vegas and Toronto, the company was founded by Property Brothers stars Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott. Its original productions include Brother vs Brother, Brothers Take New Orleans and Property Brothers: At Home on the Ranch.

Most recently, Drew served as founder and president of New York-based prodco Savannah Media. Prior to this, he held roles as a consulting executive producer for NBC’s Peacock Productions and VP of Zig Zag New York.

Drew began his career in television in London, working on the children’s series Scratchy & Co, morning show The Big Breakfast as well as Big Brother, Fame Academy and Survivor: Panama.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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