Advisory Board Members
President, Alternative Entertainment & Specials
Fox Broadcasting Company
Rob Wade joined Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) as President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, in March 2017. He oversees the network’s unscripted programming, specials and alternative development slate.
Over the last 20 years, Wade has specialized in live, music, variety and reality programming. During his tenure at FOX, the network has launched several hit unscripted series, including The Four: Battle or Stardom, Beat Shazam, Love Connection and, most recently, Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back.
Prior to joining FOX, he served as the showrunner on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and was the head of Entertainment Development at BBC Worldwide. Wade was executive producer on FOX’s The X Factor and NBC’s America's Got Talent, and was Head of TV at SyCo Entertainment North America.
In addition to Dancing with the Stars, he has worked on a broad spectrum of successful series, including Grease: You’re the One that I Want, Big Brother, Dog Eat Dog and I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here. He’s also developed shows and pilots for NBC, FOX, ITV, Univision, MTV, VH1, Channel 4 and the BBC.