BBC Studios has made two new appointments to its entertainment and music team, including bringing on Tiger Aspect’s Joe Evans.
Evans joins as creative director of development, leading development for BBC Studios Entertainment & Music, working closely with Eddie Evelyn-Hall, who joins as head of development. Evans has 18 years of experience in non-scripted entertainment, reality and comedy entertainment formats. He was previously director of development at Tiger Aspect, part of Endemol Shine, where he ran the development team. Evelyn-Hall joins BBC Studios from Monkey Kingdom, where he was head of development, running the development team and creating entertainment and factual entertainment formats for U.K. and U.S. channels.
Together, Evans and Evelyn-Hall will work with the existing creative team to devise new entertainment programs and formats for U.K. and international broadcasters and digital platforms.
Suzy Lamb, managing director of BBC Studios Entertainment & Music, said: “Joe and Eddie are exceptionally creative developers and programme makers with fantastic relationships with U.K. and U.S. commissioners and talent. They will make a brilliant addition to our BBC Studios team.”
Evans said: “I’m delighted to be joining Suzy and the BBC Studios team at this very exciting time. They already have a worldwide reputation for creating and making great program and I look forward to working with Eddie and the development team as we devise new hit formats for the company.”
Evelyn-Hall said: “BBC Studios is home to some of the greatest entertainment shows on TV and I can’t wait to start working with Suzy and Joe and the rest of the team to create new and exciting programmes in a genre that I love.”