Speaker Andrew Beecham - Kidscreen Summit 2016

Speaker Andrew Beecham

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Andrew Beecham


Andrew Beecham was most recently SVP of Programming for 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout.  He oversaw program strategy, original and alternative programming, scheduling and acquisitions for Sprout’s digital cable channel, video-on-demand (VOD) as well as the Saturday NBC Kids block.

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.

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