Fremantle Taps Bad Wolf Alum for Scripted


Jeff Boone has been named VP of scripted development at Fremantle.

Boone joins Fremantle from Bad Wolf, where as VP of development, he helped spearhead the company’s production efforts in the U.S. In his new role, Boone will be responsible for developing new series for its pipeline, playing an active role within Fremantle’s global scripted network.

Prior to Bad Wolf, Boone was manager of global scripted development at Entertainment One Television.

The VP will report to Fremantle’s executive VP of scripted programming, Jenni Sherwood.

“As our U.S. scripted portfolio continues to grow both domestically and globally, we are excited to have Jeff join our team,” said Sherwood. “Jeff’s experience and impeccable reputation compliments Fremantle’s creative collective of visionary talent who are developing and producing much of the world’s most exciting television.”

Boone said, “I’ve long been a fan of Fremantle’s work, and I strongly believe in the team’s vision of embracing strong creative voices to tell bold stories that inspire conversation. I’m honored to be joining the company.”