President of A. Smith & Co. Entertainment
Toby Gorman is President of Entertainment at A.SMITH & CO Productions, a division launched in 2016. Gorman is currently serving as Executive Producer on the upcoming physical competition show on NBC, The Titan Games with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and the upcoming competition series on FOX, Mental Samurai, the first ever obstacle course for the mind, hosted by Rob Lowe. Gorman also served as Executive Producer on Death by Magic, a thrilling magic series following British magician DMC as he attempts dangerous stunts that have cost past magicians their lives, premiering exclusively on NETFLIX November 30th.
Prior to A.SMITH, Gorman served as (FMNA) Executive Vice President of Alternative Programming. In his role, Gorman was charged with developing and launching the company's entertainment programming and creating formats that travel globally. While at FMNA, Gorman oversaw the re-imagination of the beloved game shows, To Tell The Truth and Match Game, into production with ABC, which have both been picked up for second seasons. Gorman also launched Mat Franco's Got Magic, which saw the America's Got Talent season 9 winner return to NBC for a primetime special that followed the magician's journey as he prepared to headline his own Las Vegas show. Prior to joining FMNA, Gorman served as co-executive producer and showrunner on NBC's Hollywood Game Night and The Winner Is. In addition, he served as executive producer and showrunner on the NBC pilot Surprise Surprise as well as the Fox series Mobbed.
Gorman and FremantleMedia have a long history together-for FMNA, Gorman served as executive producer and showrunner for the dating pilot Take Me Out for ABC, executive producer of NBC's Celebrity Family Feud and as supervising producer for FOX's American Idol (season 8 and 9), earning two shared Emmy® nominations for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.
Previously, Gorman was series producer and showrunner for FremantleMedia in his native UK for All Stars Family Fortunes (ITV1) & Grease ls The Word (ITV1). Gorman also served as showrunner for Britain's Missing Top Model (BBC3) and The Smith's Hotels for Two (Discovery International), as well as series editor and showrunner for The Race (Sky One) and producer of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here (ITV1) and Hell's Kitchen (ITV1).