Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Home / Top Stories / NBC Ups Bruce Evans to Head of Current Programming

NBC Ups Bruce Evans to Head of Current Programming


ADVERTISEMENT

Longtime NBC executive Bruce Evans has been elevated to the post of executive VP of current programming.

He replaces Vernon Sanders, who has signed an exclusive production deal with Universal Television. The two will work together over the next few months on the transition. Evans, who was most recently senior VP of current and daytime programming, will report to NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke.

“There was never a moment that I didn’t see Bruce as the natural successor as head of our current business,” Salke said. “His remarkable skill set shines through in managing many of our biggest shows and I’m thrilled we’ll be able to work even more closely together moving forward.”



About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

ALSO READ

Pilgrim Media Taps WME Alum to Lead Business Affairs

Pilgrim Media Group has appointed David Harris, a former William Morris Endeavor (WME) exec, as its senior VP of business and legal affairs.