The Odyssey Channel said it has hired Andrew Murray as SVP, Original Programming.
Murray, who had been at ITV in the UK, will report to CEO Dillon Brooks and will be responsible for development and production of all scripted original series.
“I’ve known and had the pleasure of working with Nancy on many projects over the years, and she is one of the most skilled television executives in the business. his taste, experience and talent relationships are first rate and a huge addition to our team,” said Brooks.
“We are fortunate to have Drew join The Odyssey Channel at a time when the network is rapidly expanding, both its original programming and its distribution platforms, and his ability to attract and nurture great content will be vital to our growth.”
Previously he worked for Mel Gibson’s Icon Productions.
“I’m thrilled to be working with Dillon and the team at The Odyssey Channel to continue to build the network into a choice destination for creative talent, Murray said. “The Odyssey Channel has a great niche market that presents an incredible opportunity for fresh, compelling storytelling, and I’m beyond excited to hit the ground running.”