EMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST AND HOST SCOTT EVANS EXPANDS NBCUNIVERSAL RELATIONSHIP WITH OVERALL DEAL ACROSS TELEVISION AND STREAMING ENTERTAINMENT PLATFORMS
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming has entered into an overall talent and development agreement with Emmy Award-nominated entertainment journalist and host Scott Evans.
The agreement encompasses unscripted opportunities across platforms, including Evans' current hosting roles for NBC's "Access Daily" and "Access Hollywood," and USA's "America's Big Deal." Evans also receives a first-look deal for projects to develop as producer.
Within the ecosystem of NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA and Peacock, Evans will have the opportunity to leverage his talents as producer and host across network, cable, streaming and syndication programming.
"Scott is an amazing talent, and we are deeply committed to expanding his already impressive footprint across our platforms," said Tomii Crump, Head of Unscripted Casting and Talent, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. He's the consummate host and journalist, and this deal will allow him to work in spaces that align with his passions. We love having Scott as part of the NBCU family and look forward to our continued collaboration."
Said Evans: "I am beyond excited to partner with NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, deepening our longstanding relationship in this way. To be in a position now to amplify our voices by bringing to life more rich, textured stories is a dream come true."
About Scott Evans
Emmy Award-nominated entertainment journalist Scott Evans can currently be seen hosting "American's Big Deal," the first-ever live shoppable competition series. Airing on USA Network, Evans helps celebrate entrepreneurs with a life-changing deal alongside Joy Mangano.
Evans also currently co-hosts NBC's "Access Daily" and "Access Hollywood," contributing to wide-ranging entertainment news coverage across the world. Additionally, Evans hosts the podcast "So Close," where he offers intimate conversations with entertainers, teachers, entrepreneurs, authors and experts about how they've navigated their respective fields. Guests offering their perspectives have included Cynthia Erivo, Derek Hough and Jay Shetty.
For two seasons, Evans hosted NBC's hit dance competition series "WORLD OF DANCE," and he previously co-hosted OWN's first weekly live talk show "OWN Tonight." From 2012-2016, Evans anchored the Peabody award-winning program Channel One News, where he traveled internationally to cover the world's biggest news stories.
Evans is represented by ICM.