Seven appoints head of entertainment
Thursday, 30th June 2022 at 7:05pm
The Seven Network has welcomed ITV Studios’ Majella Wiemers to the new role of head of entertainment. Wiemers will be responsible for the network’s leading entertainment programs including The Voice, Australian Idol, and AGT, reporting to Seven’s director of production, Andrew Backwell. Backwell said that he has known Wiemers for many years and is delighted that she is joining the network. “She is one of the best television production executives in Australia and is a great addition to our network,” Backwell said. Wiemers said that she is excited to be returning to the network. “I cannot wait to bring all my skills across all facets of production to this role and to Seven,” she said. Wiemers joins Seven from ITV Studios Australia, where she has been head of entertainment since March 2018. She has worked across various organizations as an executive producer including Southern Star, Network Ten, Endemol Shine Australia, Nine Network and ITV Studios..