Joe Livecchi is the founder of Noble Savages and a seasoned media professional with over 20 years experience in content creation, programming and marketing. Livecchi is that rare professional who has been able to find success on the selling, buying and marketing side of television. Noble Savages has entered into a three year first look and program output deal with AETN (all the A&E networks).
Noble Savages has set up a series at FYI and development projects at A&E, FYI, the History Channel and Lifetime. Noble Savages is producing an international commercial campaign for the Financial Times which is shooting in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.
Prior to this, Livecchi served as Senior Vice President of Development for CMT where he developed and marketed countless hits and managed teams in NY,
LA and Nashville. There he was charged with overseeing all scripted and unscripted development for the network. He successfully developed and adapted the Broadway play Million Dollar Quartet, the event series American Speed: The True Story of Nascar, I Love Kelly Pickler as well as Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge, and many others.
Prior to joining CMT, Livecchi had a multi-year output deal with ITV Studios. There he created, sold and ran multiple series including Buried Treasure (Fox) and Chef Slim Down (Food Network) as well as specials at CBS, A&E, History Channel, Travel Channel and TLC.
Livecchi also spent five years in a deal at Endemol USA, where he created and produced both scripted and non-scripted projects. They include Fox’s Next Great Champ, Lifetime’s Gay, Straight or Taken, SoapNet’s Southern Belles and others. Livecchi also executive produced TLC’s What Not To Wear and engineered the deal for NBC’s Deal or No Deal.
Previously Livecchi was a Vice President and Creative Director at The NBC Agency. There he oversaw the creation of award-winning launch campaigns for The Olympics, The Apprentice, and “Must See TV”. During this tenure, he also ran nine figure commercial integration campaigns for Coca-Cola and NBCi. Livecchi did double duty as a content creator on the NBC special The One That Got Away and the scripted syndicated series She Spies.
As Head of Interstitial Programming at ABC, Livecchi launched Spin City, Sports Night, Dharma & Greg and more. He created live concert programming while also gaining live credits on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and Good Morning America.
Livecchi’s passion and success as a buyer, seller and marketer have prepared him for today’s rapidly changing media landscape. Noble Savages will build upon Livecchi’s proven track record in creating and producing media for all platforms.