Our People

Simon Knight


Simon has been CEO of Maverick TV since 2015.
Since joining Maverick TV Simon has been responsible for growing the business with series such as:
• Chrisley Knows Best - USA,
• American Barbecue Showdown - Netflix,
• Growing Up Chrisley - E!,
• Demarcus Family Rules - Netflix,
• Inside The Ritz Hotel - ITV,
• The Elephant Hospital - C5,
• Don't Scream - BBC Three,
• 10 Years Younger in 10 Days - C5,
• How To Look Good Naked - Really,
• Embarrassing Bodies - E4,
• Escape - C4,
• Do Try This At Home - CBBC,
• Tried and Tasted - C4,
• Operation Ouch - CBBC
• Bizarre ER - E4.

Simon is growing the business from the US with a focus on Food, Docu-Follow and Transformation series.
“I have a passion for leading creative teams to deliver high quality content which is celebratory, empowering, people focussed, hugely entertaining, fun to make and fun to watch”

Susannah Farrow

VP Development

Susannah comes to Maverick with an extensive background across a broad spectrum of unscripted and entertainment formats. Originally from the UK, Susannah’s career started in Production, Producing and Directing shows for The BBC, Channel 4, Sky and ITV. As a Producer/Director she racked up two BAFTA nominations for BBC’s uplifting, transformational show, The Big Performance, for seasons 1 and 2.

Since moving to Los Angeles in 2015, Susannah turned her passion for storytelling and captivating characters to development, working across a smorgasbord of wonderful shows, from animal and survival, to high-tech, fashion and property. Regardless of subject, Susannah brings, heart, humor and humanity to every project.

Mallory Smith

Manager, Development

Mallory joined Maverick TV in 2023 as Manager of development. Before joining she worked at Allied Marketing, Warner Bros., DDO in talent and her most recent, APA in unscripted. She’s excited to be on a team with such creative individuals and is thrilled to be a part of exciting projects that showcase new people, cultures, and ideas.