Joe Livecchi is a seasoned media professional with over 20 years of experience in content creation, programming and marketing. He has created and produced dozens of television shows as well as managing and developing hundreds of hours of content as a senior development executive. He’s that rare professional who has been able to find success on the selling, buying and marketing side of television.
Livecchi is the founder of Noble Savages which has set up shows across the entire portfolio of A&E networks, TNT, Oxygen and other networks. Noble Savages’ focus on premium content has led to partnerships with tiffany brands such as the Santa Fe Institute, The Financial Times and best-selling book properties. Prior Livecchi was CMT’s SVP of Development overseeing all scripted and unscripted content. This includes the Broadway play Million Dollar Quartet, The True Story of Nascar, I Love Kellie Pickler, Broken Skull Challenge, Dog and Beth: On the Hunt, and many others. Livecchi brought premium scripted, celebrity driven and event programming back to CMT.
As a producer, Livecchi had multi-year output deals with ITV Studios, BBC Worldwide and Endemol USA for a decade. He created, sold and ran multiple series including Buried Treasure (Fox), Chef Slimdown (Food Network) as well as Fox’s Next Great Champ, Lifetime’s Gay, Straight or Taken, Soap Net’s Southern Belles and others. Livecchi also executive produced TLC’s What Not To Wear and Moving Up.
Before he was 30 years old, Livecchi was recruited as a Creative Director at The NBC Agency. He oversaw, wrote and directed award-winning product integration and launch campaigns for The Olympics, The Apprentice, Will and Grace, and more. He simultaneously created the scripted syndicated series She Spies and The One That Got Away.
At ABC, he launched Spin City, Sports Night, Dharma & Greg and more. He created live concert programming featuring the Spice Girls, N’Sync and the then unknown band, Backstreet Boys. Livecchi’s live and studio credits include Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve, GMA and Paramount talk shows. The combination of Livecchi’s unrelenting passion and success as a buyer, seller and marketer have prepared him for success in today’s rapidly changing media landscape.