Chris Cowey (born c. 1961 in Sunderland) is a television producer specialising in music shows, who most notably produced Top of the Pops from 1997 until 2003. He co-presented the Tyne Tees television pop show All Right Now and spent several years as a disc jockey at Sunderland Mayfair (Mecca) in the late 1970s. He also produced the Channel 4 music show The White Room between 1995 and 1996 and worked on The Tube in Newcastle in the 1980s. He co-presented Check It Out 1979 to 1982 and was one of the interviewers of the notorious appearance of John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) when he walked off set, leaving Chris shaken.
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