2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Honoree

Class of 1989

Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, John Foy is a 1989 graduate of the Temple University School of Communications and Theater. While at Temple, Foy was the President of the Program Board which brought concerts, lectures and distinguished programs to campus.

Upon graduation, Foy moved to Los Angeles to begin his television-producing career. He first found success as a freelance producer on an array of shows from big event broadcasts and talk shows.

In 2001, he became Vice President of Production at Endemol Entertainment, the Amsterdam-based production company behind such hit shows as ”Fear Factor” (NBC) and ”Big Brother” (CBS). In 2002, he was one of the founding partners of, 3 Ball Productions, which produced such popular reality shows as ”Biggest Loser” (NBC), ”Breaking Bonaduce” (VH1) and ”Beauty & the Geek” (WB).

In 2006, he left 3 Ball to launch Tijuana Entertainment, whose credits include the shows ”Is She Really Going Out With Him” (MTV), ”Strange Days with Bob Saget” (A&E) and ”Addicted To Food” (OWN).

In 2011 Foy had the honor of producing the Netflix season of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT. He notes this production as one of his career highlights professionally and personally.

Most recently, Foy has been Executive In Charge of Production of DirecTV’s Original Programming.

Foy is also very proud to have been a part of two world wide live broadcasts: 911 A Tribute To Heroes and Help For Haiti Now. Both of these global undertakings have collected over 200Million dollars in charitable relief.