Joe Mace

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Joe Mace
A recent picture of Joe Mace sucking on some grass.
Born Joseph Walter Bertram Sumerville Mace
(1971-10-10) 10 October 1971 (age 43)
London, England
Residence Clapham, London, England
Nationality British
Occupation Television producer,
Television presenter
Employer ITV Studios
Home town London, England
Height 5 feet 11.5 inches (1.816 m)

Joe Mace (born 10 October 1971)[1] is a British television producer.

Professional life[edit]

After co-devising and producing Mighty Truck of Stuff, a children's TV show for independent UK producer Endemol, Mace then undertook the role of head of Entertainment Development for BBC Children's, where his credits included Hotel Trubble, Copycats and Help! Teach is Coming to Stay. In 2008 Mace became the head of entertainment development at the BBC, where highlights included "Tonights the Night", "Totally Saturday" and "Eurovision, Your Country Needs You!". In November 2011, Joe became ITV Studios head of entertainment development (UK and International non-scripted formats). In 2012 he helped create the ITV1 commission "Fool Britannia". In 2013 he developed the primetime ITV1 series Stepping Out.

Before becoming a producer, Mace presented various TV shows for a variety of terrestrial channels, including, for the BBC, the flagship Saturday morning children's programme The Saturday Show alongside Dani Behr, as well as the "Holiday". For Channel 4 he also presented shows such as The Fanbanta Football Show and "The Album Chart Show".

In 2005, Mace accepted BBC Radio 6's offer to broadcast his own radio show.

Mace also co-wrote and co-starred alongside best friend Ben Dunn in a 6-part sitcom, Joe's Pop Shop that appeared on BBC's UK Play in 1999.

Personal life[edit]

Mace was born one of two children in October 1971 in Kennington, London and is a lifelong fan of the football club West Ham United. He currently resides in Clapham, London and is married with two children.


  1. ^ BBC 6 Music website Retrieved 15 April 2007.