Tom Forman is the Chief Executive Officer for Critical Content overseeing all creative and business operations for the company.
Forman previously served as CEO of Relativity Television, a position that he held for eight years since he founded the division in 2008. During his tenure, Forman received NATPE’s 2011 Innovator Award for his work on the Lifetime series Coming Home.
Before joining Relativity, Forman ran Tom Forman Productions, an independent television production company within CBS Television Studios. TFP was responsible for series and pilots airing on CBS, including the award-winning and controversial social experiment Kid Nation.
Forman previously worked with international television producer Endemol, creating and producing original unscripted series. During this time, Forman created and produced the hit ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, which ran for 11 seasons. He won two Emmy Awards® and two People’s Choice awards for the show. At Endemol Forman also created and produced Back on Campus, an original series for ABC Family, and executive produced Todd TV for FX.
Earlier in his career, Forman oversaw network, cable and syndicated shows and projects for CBS News, including a 5-year stint on the long-running news magazine 48 Hours. In 2001 Forman was tapped to lead CBS News’ production of 9/11, a documentary that first aired on the six-month anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Forman shared in the documentary’s Emmy, Peabody, Edward R. Murrow and WGA awards.