Speaker Andrew Beecham - Kidscreen Summit 2015

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Andrew Beecham



Andrew Beecham is SVP of Programming for 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout, with responsibility for program strategy, original programming, scheduling and acquisitions for Sprout’s digital cable channel and video-on-demand (VOD) and online offerings.

Prior to joining the network, Andrew was an SVP at HIT Entertainment, where he developed the overall look and feel, programming strategy and launch for Sprout in September 2005.

For nine years previously, Andrew worked for ABC Cable Networks and launched the Disney Channel in the UK.  As Director of Playhouse Disney for the Worldwide Programming Strategy Group, he created and rolled out the International Playhouse Disney format to Disney Channels worldwide and executive produced more than 50 studio production series.

Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television and Music from Kent University in the UK. He and his wife now reside in New York with their two children, Hannah and Ollie.

Speaking on: 30 Minutes with... Andrew Beecham, Sprout; Cocktails with... Sprout