Peter Norman Pinne (born 27 May 1937) is an Australian-born writer and composer, he has worked frequently in America and Britain.
Pinne started working as a television executive for the Reg Grundy organisation.
Firstly, as Head of Production from 1980, later rising to become a Senior Vice President of the company.
During this period, he worked on numerous shows including The Young Doctors, The Restless Years and Neighbours.
He also co-composed the theme tune to Sons and Daughters.
In 1992, he was responsible for overseeing the production of Dangerous Women, an American series based loosely on the popular Prisoner.
The show was not a huge success running to only 52 one-hour episodes.
He also travelled to a number of Latin American countries where he was responsible for overseeing the production of local versions of some of Grundy's most successful hits.
He left the Grundy organisation in the late 1990s in order to set up his own record label, Bayview, with fellow former Australian television producer, Don Battye and now writes and composes music.
He currently resides in the Brisbane area of Australia.