About Us

theoldschool is a full-service unscripted content studio committed to creating and delivering high-quality, elite entertainment formats to premium platforms around the world.  theoldschool is headquartered in Los Angeles along with offices in London.
The venture is led by television veteran Robin Ashbrook, executive producer and showrunner of the long-running award-winning Fox series “MasterChef,” “MasterChef Junior” and seasons one and two of the giant NBC hit “Little Big Shots.”


With a commitment and focus to delivering large-scale, premium entertainment projects, theoldschool reflects Ashbrook’s business philosophy: producing shows with unbeatable production values, executing ambitious projects with laser focus and unqualified professionalism.


Debuting in early November on Netflix is “The Final Table,” a ten-part formatted competition event on a scale unlike any other culinary show in the world.  Executive produced by theoldschool principals Robin Ashbrook and Yasmin Shackleton, the program pits some of the world’s best chefs against each other including Japanese two-star Michelin chef Shin Takagi, Australian chef and “World’s 50 Best” award-winner Mark Best, and India Ministry of Tourism “Best Female Chef” Amninder Sandhu.  Twenty-four chefs all compete for the right to sit at The Final Table amongst international culinary legends such as Grant Achatz (USA), Anne-Sophie Pic (France), Enrique Olvera (Mexico), Andoni Aduriz (Spain) and Yoshihiro Narisawa (Japan).

theoldschool will announce other exciting projects with network and streaming service partners very soon.