Richard Drew is Vice President, Development, Scott Brothers Entertainment (SBE), a role he was appointed to in November 2016. At SBE, Drew oversees the development department, originating all new formats and talent-driven pitches, presentations and pilots.
Prior to joining SBE, Drew was founder and president of Savannah Media, a New York based production company that inked development deals with several networks including Bravo, Oxygen, TLC, GSN and LMN. Under his leadership, Savannah Media also developed the wedding series “Curvy Brides” for TLC and produced the television special “Can You Survive A Horror Movie” for Chiller.
Also in New York, Drew consulted as an executive producer for NBC’s Peacock Productions, developing several projects including “What We Wasted Our Year On” for NBC, “Killer Instinct” for Cloo and “I’d Kill For You” for Investigation Discovery and served as vice president of Zig Zag New York, where he oversaw the development and production of numerous pilots and specials, including the reality competition series “Redemption Song” for Fuse.
Drew began his career in television in London, where he worked on a diverse slate of shows including the children’s series “Scratchy and Co” and the groundbreaking morning show “The Big Breakfast.” Additionally, Drew worked on the first season of “Big Brother” as well as the BBC music competition series “Fame Academy” and “Survivor: Panama.”
Drew earned a BA with honors from Warwick University in Film and Literature. He resides in Los Angeles.