"This was a highly sought-after role in town, and given Fox's legacy in groundbreaking unscripted entertainment, we were looking for a particular caliber of executive – and we found the perfect fit in Simon," said Kevin Reilly, Fox Broadcasting's chairman of entertainment.
Andreae will oversee the network's unscripted programming including "American Idol" and
Most recently, Andreae was senior vice president of development and production at Discovery Channel's West Coast unit. He was involved in the launching of Discovery's reality shows "Naked and Afraid" and "Plane Crash."
Before joining Discovery, Andreae was president of the Incubator, a production company that created shows for Spike, USA, Discovery and several other cable channels.
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