David Williams

Managing Director, Non-scripted


David joined Keshet Productions UK in 2016. As Managing Director for Non-Scripted he oversees the development and production of company’s non-scripted slate, which spans entertainment and factual entertainment including the innovative, youth skewing shows Celebrity Showmance (ITV2) and Walk of Shame Shuttle (E4).

David established his prolific career during a golden period of entertainment and reality programming and has spear-headed many of the shows that have driven the UK’s “water cooler moments” of the past 23 years such as Big Brother, Celebrity Big Brother, Dragons Den, Stars in Their Eyes and You’ve Been Framed. He’s given 10 people a million pounds to give away on Unanimous and in Space Cadets convinced a group of people that they were in spacerather than in Ipswich

Before joining Keshet Productions UK, David was the Creative Director of BBC Entertainment North, and has produced and executive produced at indies including Fox Television Studios UK, Endemol and ITV Studios. David also spent six years in commissioning at Channel 4 as a Commissioning Editor in both the Entertainment and Factual Entertainment teams and as the Editor of E4, where he commissioned shows including Made In Chelsea, Playing It Straight, and Tall Academy.