‘The Insider’ Exec Producer Brad Bessey To Also Oversee ‘Entertainment Tonight’; ‘ET’ EP DJ Petroro Out

By | Monday April 14, 2014 @ 2:45pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Brad Bessey Photo ShootBrad Bessey, executive producer of CBS TV Distribution’s Entertainment Tonight spinoff The Insider, also is taking the reins of the mothership series, adding executive producer duties for ET. ET‘s current executive producer DJ Petroro, who had been groomed to take over from long-time ET and The Insider executive producer Linda Bell Blue, is departing. Bell Blue is transitioning into a new role as president of ET Studios in May. Also as part of the reshuffling, Monique Chenault joins The Insider as co-executive producer. Linda Fuller continues with ET as an Executive Producer. “After more than 15 years in the ET-Insider family, Brad knows ET inside and out and is the perfect person to continue to grow the brand and keep the show on top,” Hilary Estey McLoughlin, president of creative affairs for CBS TV Distribution said.

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‘The Talk’ on CBS Gets New Exec Producer

By | Friday April 22, 2011 @ 2:01pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Former Good Morning America executive producer Susan Winston will be taking over CBS’ daytime talk show The Talk as executive producer. She will replace Brad Bessey, who recently announced he will be leaving the talk show after the end … Read More »

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‘The Talk’ Executive Producer Brad Bessey To Exit

By | Thursday March 31, 2011 @ 1:14pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: The Talk executive producer Brad Bessey will be leaving CBS’ talk show after the end of its freshman season. Bessey had notified CBS of his plans earlier this month and shared the news with The TalkRead More »

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‘ET’ Veteran To Exec Produce CBS’ ‘The Talk’

Nellie Andreeva

Entertainment Tonight veteran Brad Bessey has been named executive producer of The Talk, CBS’s upcoming daytime talk show that will examine topical events through the eyes of six mothers, co-hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, … Read More »

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