Speaker Details

Full Name
Andy Ryan
Company
Nine Network
Job Title
Head of Drama
Biography
As Head of Drama for Nine, Andy oversees the commissioning and production of the network’s drama, comedy and children’s drama output, across Nine’s linear and digital channels.

Recent productions include Informer 3838, Halifax: Retribution, SeaChange, and five seasons of Australia’s most popular series, Doctor Doctor. Other commissions include Underbelly: Badness, Underbelly: Razor; Fat Tony & Co, Underbelly Files: Chopper, Love Child s1-s4, House Husbands s1-s5, Bite Club, Bad Mothers; comedy series Here Come the Habibs; the mini-series Howzat!, House of Hancock, House of Bond, Gallipoli and; and telemovies including Beaconsfield and The Great Mint Swindle.

Currently in production for 2021 are hospital drama Amazing Grace and season 5 of Doctor Doctor.

For the Australian streaming platform STAN, Andy was Executive Producer of STAN’s first two drama commissions - crime thriller Wolf Creek and comedy series No Activity.

Prior to joining Nine, Andy was a screenwriter and script producer for top rating dramas including McLeods Daughters, Home & Away and All Saints, as well as children’s animations Blinky Bill and Flipper & Lopaka.
Ready, Steady, Pitch! topic
Nine is always on the lookout for prime-time drama series and event mini-series that have a broad appeal to the 25-54 demographic.
Country (Address)
Australia
Andy Ryan