Mark was announced as Director BBC Studios on 22 March 2016.
BBC Studios is the new production division that separates TV production from TV commissioning.
Last updated March 2016
Mark was appointed Director, BBC Studios on 22 March 2016. Before that, he was Acting Director, Television.
He was previously Controller, Entertainment Commissioning and Deputy Director, Television.
As Controller, Entertainment Commissioning, he was responsible for programmes including Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Road Show, The Voice, Top Gear, The Graham Norton Show, Have I Got New For You, Masterchef, Comic Relief, BAFTA Film Awards, The Revolution Will Be Televised and Russell Howard's Good News Show.
Mark joined BBC Entertainment Commissioning in February 2007, first as a commissioning editor then as an executive editor.
During this time he was responsible for, amongst others, all Lottery formats, Children In Need, The Royal Variety Performance, The Kids Are Alright, Hole In The Wall, The One And Only and Total Wipeout.
Prior to this he was Director of Entertainment at Talent Television, developing and producing new entertainment and factual entertainment formats including 9/11 Millionaire Widows (Channel 4), The Man With 80 Wives (Channel 4) and Queen Of The Universe (Channel 4).
From mid-2001 to 2004, Mark was Managing Director of Zeal TV, and from 1997 to 2001 was Head of Entertainment at Tiger Aspect.
Before this he was a freelance series producer working across a host of entertainment formats for all broadcasters, including The Lily Savage Show (BBC One), You Bet (ITV), Something For The Weekend (Channel 4).
Salary and total remuneration
Total remuneration: £340,000
This information is correct as of March 2016.
Expenses and central bookings
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Mark Linsey had no gifts or hospitality to declare in Q2 2009-10
Mark Linsey had no gifts or hospitality to declare in Q1 2009-10
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