January 12, 2022




Los Angeles, CA – BBC Studios announces the promotion of Eve Frederick to Senior Vice President of Production for its Los Angeles production arm.  Frederick is a key leader of unscripted production for the established business, which achieved record growth in 2021, launching an array of new Los Angeles productions, spanning from originals to U.S. adaptations of hit global formats.  She oversees production teams for a variety of BBC Studios produced series, including three series under the Emmy-winning Life Below Zero banner on National Geographic, the hit true crime documentary Murder Among the Mormons for Netflix, Ex-Rated hosted by Andy Cohen on Peacock, and Top Gear America on MotorTrend.  Frederick works to ensure the safety of cast and crew across varied locations, in addition to acting as the point person for sustainability initiatives for BBC Studios’ Los Angeles office and its productions.

“Eve has proven to be a decisive and solution-oriented leader as she navigates the daily challenges that arise in unscripted production,” said Valerie Bruce, General Manager, BBC Studios, Los Angeles Productions. “Over the past two years throughout the pandemic, she has skillfully managed a multitude of rapidly shifting circumstances.  Eve’s production expertise, her commitment to our crews as well as to the creative vision for our series, and her focus on advancing sustainability are vital to our Los Angeles production business.”

Frederick added, “Bringing our projects to life is incredibly rewarding, especially because it’s a collective and inclusive effort spanning some of the most dynamic teams, incredible talent, and challenging production locations in the nation. The scope of what we’re producing together never ceases to amaze and humble me. It’s an honor to support our tireless crews who expertly capture the stunning visuals our programming is known for and who are dedicated to the BBC’s long-standing tradition of collaborative, compelling and insightful storytelling.”

Frederick was most recently Vice President of Production for BBC Studios, Los Angeles Productions. Her additional series credits at BBC Studios include Port Protection and Breaking Bobby Bones for National Geographic and Texicanas for Bravo.  Prior to joining BBC Studios in 2018, she helped build the Los Angeles arm of Matador Content, where she was ultimately named Executive in Charge.  At Matador, she oversaw development and series projects with Viacom, HBO, ABC, Facebook, National Geographic, SyFY, AMC, GSN, A&E and Oxygen.  Her credits also include the Apple Music documentary Give Me Future, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.  Frederick began her career with roles at Discovery, Oxygen and MTV Networks, where she managed on-air promos largely focused in the music space.  She has also worked in commercial, promotional, event and music production with companies including HBO, Viacom, Den of Thieves, 3 Ball, Cineflix and Radical Media.

About BBC Studios  

BBC Studios, a global content company with bold British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen and beyond, its activities span content financing, development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries across both its own productions and programs and formats made by high-quality UK independents. Award-winning British programs made by the business are internationally recognized across a broad range of genres and specializations, with brands like Dancing with the Stars/Strictly Come Dancing, Top Gear, and Doctor Who., BBC Studios’ global digital news platform, provides up-to-the-minute international news, in-depth analysis and features to more than 139 million unique browsers each month. BBC Studios has offices in 20 markets globally, including ten production bases in the UK and production bases or partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which ordinarily makes around 2,000 hours of content a year for both the BBC and third parties including Apple, Netflix, and Migu, is a champion for British creativity around the world. It is also a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector through a mix of equity partnerships, content investment, and international distribution for program titles.

In the U.S, BBC Studios operates both a distribution business and one of its major production units. The production unit, based in Los Angeles, creates and produces adaptations of UK programs, as well as all new original programs, for linear and digital platforms in the U.S. This production unit is responsible for the phenomenally successful, Emmy®-winning Dancing with the Stars, the multi-award-winning Life Below Zero franchise, the revved up Top Gear America, and the popular reboot of the classic quiz show Weakest Link, among others. In scripted, the team has achieved success adapting British hits, including Call Me Kat (based on the UK format Miranda)Welcome to Flatch (This Country in the UK), and Ghosts for top U.S. broadcast networks.

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