Joe Sungkur is Senior Vice President, Current Programming, of FOX Alternative Entertainment (FAE), FOX Entertainment’s in-house unscripted studio that produces series for FOX Network and third-party platforms. Based in Los Angeles, he is responsible for overseeing the production of a number of FAE series, including FOX’s The Masked Singer, The Masked Dancer, I Can See Your Voice and Name That Tune.
Prior to transitioning to FAE in 2020, Sungkur was Vice President, Alternative Entertainment, of FOX Entertainment, where he managed the hit reality-competition series Lego Masters, hosted by actor and producer Will Arnett and based on the hit British reality-competition series of the same name; FOX’s iconic Gordon Ramsay cooking competition, Hell's Kitchen; Beat Shazam, hosted by Jamie Foxx; and FOX’S 2019 New Year's Eve With Steve Harvey: Live.
Sungkur joined FOX in 2019. Before that, he was an executive consultant on the network’s first season of The Masked Singer and the 2018 FOX specialiHeartCountry Festival.
A nine-time Emmy Award nominee and five-time Producers Guild of America Award nominee, Sungkur was part of the original team that developed Dancing with the Stars or the U.S. market. He worked on the unscripted series for 25 seasons, eventually becoming an executive producer and showrunner on it.