Bessey Promoted to ‘Entertainment Tonight’ Co-EP

Aug 29, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Brad Bessey has been promoted to co-executive producer of Paramount’s newsmagazine strip “Entertainment Tonight.” The announcement was made Monday by “ET” executive producer Linda Bell Blue.

Mr. Bessey is being promoted from his current position as senior producer. He will maintain his role as co-executive producer and writer for “ET on MTV,” as well as senior contributor to the “ET” spinoff strip “The Insider.”

Additionally, Mr. Bessey will continue to manage the editorial teams for ETonline and TheInsiderOnline. He will also oversee “ET’s” editorial relationships with other Viacom media outlets, and “ET’s” and “The Insider’s” cross-editorial projects with print publications.

Mr. Bessey began his TV career as a talent executive on “Win, Lose or Draw,” “The Montel Williams Show,” “John & Leeza” and “The Marsha Warfield Show.” Before joining “ET” in 1995, he was the director of talent and development at E! Entertainment Television.