Savannah Media is a production company based in the New York area run by partners Richard Drew and Roger Pelegrinelli.

Richard is a former Brit with over 18 years of experience in the TV industry, notably the reality TV genre. His UK credits include award-winning series The Big Breakfast, the original Big Brother, Survivor, Fame Academy and the UK version of Best Week Ever.

Since relocating to the US in 2005 Richard has worked for numerous networks including Fox, NBC, A&E, TLC, Travel, Lifetime, Vh1, G4, Sundance, Investigation Discovery, E! , Fuse & Chiller. Richard is also the founder and author of the TV website Remote Patrolled and a regular media commentator. In addition Richard works as a freelance consultant for NBC’s Peacock Productions.

Since launching in 2011, Savannah Media has produced the 2 hour special, Can You Survive A Horror Movie for the Chiller network and signed format and development deals with GSN, Lifetime Movie Network, Bravo and TLC. In addition Savannah Media has collaborated on the social media brands Angry Trainer Fitness and Good Enough Mother and been a key part of the Free Ryan Ferguson campaign.

Savannah Media is represented by Shade Grant  at ICM.

Savannah Media Showreel

Can You Survive a Horror Movie

The Love Hunters

Deadly Reunion 

Recent Posts

News January 2014

  • GSN held their Upfronts in New York and announced their upcoming series. We are excited to announce that Savannah Media is in development on a new fitness themed format for the network called Heavy Betters. For more details please check out the official announcement at Deadline Hollywood.
  • Richard and Roger are happy to announce that they are now married. The Savannah Media founders sprung a surprise wedding on the guests at Richard’s 40th birthday party!


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