Former Vice President, Executive Producer, and Head of Development at boutique content shingle John Doe Media, Darren Toon now heads up live-action production at Massive Chaos. A television Executive Producer, Development Executive and Talent Producer, Darren’s career has led him through every genre of TV from Penn & Teller: Fool Us on the CW to Bravo’s hit series Thicker Than Water, to TLC’s Totally T-Boz, as well as pilots for Oxygen, WEtv, Nuvo, HGTV, and Fuse networks. Darren’s teams previously lead a development staff that sold several series to VH1, TLC, SyFy, HGTV, Tru TV, Animal Planet, and Weather Channel to name a few. Darren began his career scouting and booking comedians the likes of Kevin James, David Chappelle, Patton Oswalt, and Zack Galifianakis, quickly moving into production management on Comedy Central’s Primetime Glick, starring Martin Short. Since then, he has been part of networks’ biggest hit shows, including CBS’s Big Brother, FOX’s Trading Spouses, and ABC’s The Bachelor and Supernanny. Darren currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife of eleven years and their two young children Amanda and Austin.
Chief of Live Action Production