Brad Lyons, former director of network production at Seven West Media has passed away following a battle with cancer.
Lyons worked at Seven for 20 years, stepping down from the role in November 2017.
Working his way up the ladder from head of infotainment and overseeing some of SWM’s biggest franchises including My Kitchen Rules, House Rules, Little Big Shots, The Chase, Dancing With the Stars and First Dates, Lyons was integral to the broadcaster.
Seven CEO James Warburton said: “On behalf of all of us at SWM, we were devastated to learn of Brad’s passing. Brad was an instrumental creative force at Seven for two decades.
“He saw the launch of over 25 titles in his time, including iconic shows such as Dancing with the Stars, My Kitchen Rules, Deal or No Deal, House Rules and The Chase Australia.
“We will all miss his energy and passion, which we were so lucky to experience. Brad was a second-to-none creative mind, and we were so fortunate to have a had chance to work with him and get to know him for the truly incredible person he was.
“Our thoughts are with Brad’s wife, Debbie, his three daughters, and all of his family and friends at this time.”
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