Executive Producer & Global Head of Studios & Content Development
As Global Head of Studios and Content Development for Tastemade, Taye Shuayb runs an unscripted television unit including Development, Production, and Post. He’s responsible for the development pipeline, partnering with external creatives and developing internal concepts. He oversees creation of a diverse portfolio of shows, including "Street Somm," a series that takes viewers on an unexpected culinary adventure with host Jermaine Stone, and "A New Green Book," a re-imagined series that takes the travel elements of the original and creates a movement to celebrate the African diaspora of the present.
Taye's expertise extends beyond lifestyle content, as evidenced by his work on scripted series such as "Girls Room," a coming-of-age digital series written by Lena Waithe, "Well Versed," an animated series for Nickelodeon about civics, and a special for MTV "With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together" featuring a conversation between Emmanuel Acho and Tova Friedman. His versatility and adaptability have enabled him to excel across a wide spectrum of genres, from culinary adventures and heartwarming documentaries to groundbreaking animated series and socially conscious specials.
Prior to joining Tastemade, Taye held prominent positions at ATTN:, BuzzFeed, and Disney where he spearheaded the production of countless shows that collectively garnered billions of views. His extensive experience in the industry has given him a deep understanding of audience preferences and the ability to develop and produce unscripted content that resonates with diverse demographics.