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John Hesling

President

John Hesling is a BAFTA and Rose D’Or nominated Producer who was most recently the Senior Vice President of Programming at Shed Media (part of Warner Bros Television), where he had creative oversight over the company’s output. Prior to his time at Shed, Hesling spent 14 years at the BBC in London, New York and Los Angeles, where he developed, produced and directed award winning documentaries and factual entertainment formats filmed in a dozen countries, as well as the first 2 seasons of the long running BBC2 hit Dragons’ Den. In the US, he has developed and produced shows for ABC, NBC, Lifetime, Oxygen, E!, TLC, History, GSN, OWN and others and successfully introduced Top Gear - one of the BBC’s top brands - into the US market. Hesling’s additional credits include Executive Producing ‘First Dates’ for NBC, the upcoming ‘Genius Junior’ for NBC, ‘Long Lost Family’ for TLC, and ‘Criminal Confessions’ for Oxygen.