Former Jupiter Entertainment president Allison Wallach has been named EVP and head of Fox Alternative Entertainment (FAE), the in-house unscripted production studio formed by Fox Entertainment in May 2019.
Based in Los Angeles and reporting directly to Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment and specials at Fox Entertainment, Wallach (pictured) will be responsible for identifying, developing and producing unscripted programming for both the network and third-party platforms.
She will also oversee the studio’s growth as it builds its internal organizational structure and seeks out talent and producers to expand its pipeline and portfolio in the unscripted space, both in the U.S. and internationally.
“From development, to production, to the agency side, Allison has worked in every facet of television and has a remarkable understanding of the business,” Wade said in a statement. “As FAE begins to grow, her knowledge and experience will help build and add value to this studio and take us to the next level.”
Wallach joined Jupiter Entertainment in 2015, leading the prodco’s content portfolio expansion into new genres and distribution platforms.
From 2010 to 2015, Wallach was an agent in United Talent Agency’s alternative television department, where she helped grow the agency’s international and cable television business.
Previously, she was SVP of programming at BBC Worldwide Productions from 2008 to 2010. Prior to BBC, Wallach was VP of programming at Lifetime Television.
Following the launch of Fox Alternative Entertainment, production of the Fox’s The Masked Singer was brought in-house. FAE will also produce The Masked Dancer and co-produce Ultimate Tag.