Network Ten Taps Former ITV Studios Australia Head of Entertainment


SYDNEY: Veteran TV producer Hilary Innes, who most recently served as head of entertainment at ITV Studios Australia, has joined Network Ten as a senior member of the executive production team.

Innes will report to chief programming officer Beverley McGarvey. The exec has worked on a range of TV productions, including I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and Australia’s Next Top Model. She’s also served as head of entertainment at Nine Network and executive producer/series producer at Seven Network.

McGarvey said: “I’ve known and respected Hilary for many years and am delighted she has agreed to join Ten.

“Ten is the fastest growing commercial network in Australia this year—thanks to hit shows such as MasterChef Australia, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, Family Feud, The Project, The Living Room, The Bachelor Australia, Have You Been Paying Attention?, Shark Tank and Gogglebox—and the time is right to add to our very talented executive production team.”

She continued: “Hilary is one of the best in the business and has been responsible for some of the best and highest rating television programs in Australia over the past 30 years. She is a great addition to our team.”