As Executive Producer of the 25 year hit America’s Funniest Videos, Todd Thicke has grown the show from pilot to network juggernaut.
Originally from Canada, Thicke moved to LA and quickly established himself as to the go-to guy for innovative television, writing and producing many specials and series including Growing Pains, Animal Crack-Ups, New Candid Camera, ABC’s Into the Night, and America’s Funniest Home Videos. AFV has shot nearly 600 episodes, and has travelled all over the world for Disney Parks and Resorts, DCL Cruise Lines, and Vacation Club. It is currently syndicated in over 50 countries and is the longest running show in ABC history. In addition are 25 versions customized for their distinct audiences all over the globe.
An Emmy and Gemini award nominee, Thicke’s pilot script for AFV is on permanent display in the Smithsonian. Thicke has also overseen hours of animated programming including Dennis the Menace, Nickelodeon’s Pelswick and Quads.
He is the composer of numerous tv theme songs, including Split Second and Let’s Make a Deal.
Thicke has served two terms on the Steering Committee for the Caucus of Producers, Writers and Directors and has spoken at numerous industry panels including The Paley Center, The TV Academy and NATPE.
He studied English Literature at University of Western Ontario in London and York University in Toronto.
He is brother to actor Alan Thicke, uncle to music superstar Robin Thicke and resides in LA with his wife and 2 children.