EVP, Unscripted - Network
Yasmin Rawji is Senior Vice President, Alternative Entertainment, of FOX Entertainment. Based in Los Angeles, she oversees the unit’s development slate, as well as all launches and debut seasons of unscripted series that air on FOX Broadcast. Additionally, and in conjunction with the FOX Alternative Entertainment team, Rawji works on the international unscripted format fund to identify intellectual property for the global market.
Among the programs on which Rawji has worked are the culture-piercing singing competition – and primetime’s #1 unscripted series – THE MASKED SINGER, which begins its seventh season this March; Gordon Ramsay’s latest cooking competition series, NEXT LEVEL CHEF, this season’s #1 new entertainment program; the singing competition and Fall 2021’s #1 new unscripted series ALTER EGO, featuring Alanis Morissette, will.i.am, Nick Lachey, Grimes and Rocsi Diaz; THE MASKED DANCER; hosted by Craig Robinson; guessing game-meets-baking competition CRIME SCENE KITCHEN, hosted by Joel McHale (with Fly on the Wall Entertainment) and Summer 2021’s #1 new series; JOE MILLIONAIRE: FOR RICHER OR POORER, a fresh twist on one of the most watched dating shows in reality history; and the upcoming revival of the classic music game show DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS!, with Niecy Nash hosting.
Rawji also worked on FOX’s hit Gordon Ramsay series MASTERCHEF, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR and GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK, as well as BEAT SHAZAM, hosted by Jamie Foxx. In addition, she oversaw FOX’s telecast of the 71ST PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS in 2019 and THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM. Rawji joined FOX in 2017 as a Director of Alternative Programming and was promoted to Vice President the following year.
Prior to joining FOX, she worked in production, serving as a senior producer on “Dancing with the Stars,” for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award, and “America’s Got Talent”; and as a producer on “Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards,” “The Millionaire Matchmaker – Celebrity Edition” and “The X Factor.”