Colin Davis

Colin Davis is head of scripted originals at The Roku Channel, Roku’s free ad-supported streaming service, presiding over a diverse slate of programming across drama, comedy and animation. He is in charge of Roku’s scripted content strategy, including volume, genre, and talent for future original commissions leading a team of strategic creatives that are setting the standard for what audiences can expect out of the free streaming experience. Davis spearheaded the rollout of successful series including Die Hart seasons 1-2 starring Kevin Hart, Reno 911! Defunded, Emmy-award winning series Mapleworth Murders, Most Dangerous Game starring Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz and more.  Under Davis’ oversight, The Roku Channel has greenlit several highly anticipated productions including Weird: The Al Yankovic Story starring Daniel Radcliffe, female-driven comedy Slip staring, directed and created by Zoe Lister-Jones, comedy Children Ruin Everything created by Schitt’s Creek alum Kurt Smeaton, and more. He oversaw many “Roku firsts” including the launch of the company’s first original feature film Zoey’s Original Christmas and Doomlands, the company’s first-ever animated scripted series.
Prior to joining Roku, Davis led scripted programming for the short-form streaming service Quibi, where he was tasked with quickly ushering and developing high quality original shows with Hollywood’s biggest talent.
During his time as senior director of original programming at TBS, he was a key contributor to the network rebrand and is recognized as a champion of the critical darling Search Party and the most watched original cable show of 2016, Wrecked.
Davis began his career at Fox Broadcasting Company in their inaugural Opportunity Fox program as a full-time apprentice to the Chairman of Entertainment (Kevin Reilly).