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Bob Higgins

Boat Rocker Studios, Kids & Family

EVP, Content

Bob Higgins

A long-time champion of children’s programming, Bob oversees the creative direction for Boat Rocker Studios Kids and Family business, including development, production and acquisitions of TV and digital programming.  Current programming includes ‘Dino Ranch’ (CBC, Disney Jr), ‘The Next Step’ (CBBC) and ‘Love Monster’ (CBeebies, HBO Max).

Before Boat Rocker, Bob served as EVP of FremantleMedia Kids & Family for eight years, growing that division into an industry leader with over a dozen series produced, including ‘Danger Mouse’, ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ and ‘My Babysitter is a Vampire’. Bob was also Chief Creative Officer at WILDBRAIN, where he Executive Produced the Emmy nominated ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’ for HBO and is the former Senior Vice President, Programming and Development for Cartoon Network’s kids’ businesses, where he managed the development, production, acquisition and programming departments and oversaw new original animated series, shorts, Cartoon Network features and specials.