Andy Meyer Joins Tremendous! Entertainment for New York Expansion
Barron Whittet also comes aboard full-time as part of the development team after working for the company part-time
Andy Meyer has joined Tremendous! Entertainment as vp development to lead an expansion of the Minnesota-based company to New York, it was announced Tuesday.
Tremendous!, whose shows include Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern and Rock the Park on The CW Network, also has hired Barron Whittet as a creative director of development based at the company's Minnesota headquarters, where he will work with Meyer.
Tremendous! also has a Los Angeles office.
Meyer, formerly head of development at Jarrett Creative Group, is a producer and network executive with experience in reality, entertainment, sports and new media. He also served as the head of original programming for Versus, now NBC Sports Network.
“Andy is a well-respected and seasoned strategic thinker with experience on both the network and production company side," said Tremendous! CEO Colleen Needles Steward, “and has a long track record for creating and producing a wide array of programming.”
For the past five years, Whittet worked as a freelance producer and editor for Tremendous!, where he helped launch new series including Angels Among Us (TLC), Ghost Asylum (Destination America), Off Pitch (VH1) and Little Pig Man (National Geographic).
“[Whittet] has a way of capturing the essence of characters,” said Steward, “and promoting new content that is unrivaled.”