Georgie Hurford-Jones


Endemol Shine’s Hurford-Jones boards Universal TV Alternative Studio

Endemol Shine North America’s Georgie Hurford-Jones has boarded NBCUniversal’s unscripted outfit Universal Television Alternative Studio. The exec, who most recently served as SVP of unscripted original series and specials for Endemol Shine, has joined the studio as EVP of current programming. Hurford-Jones’s remit includes managing series and pilots across development, casting, creative, formats and production […]

Endemol Shine NA shakes up unscripted and hires DJ Nurre

Endemol Shine North America has named veteran showrunner and development exec DJ Nurre as executive vice president for unscripted original series and has made several additional appointments. Nurre, who most recently served as EVP of programming and development at 3 Ball Entertainment, will oversee all unscripted current programming, as well as, all pilots and presentations. […]

Fox orders Endemol Shine Germany format

US broadcaster Fox has ordered an eight-hour unscripted series, Superhuman, based on Endemol Shine Germany format The Brain. This comes after Fox aired a two-hour special of the format on January 4. The format sees contestants with extraordinary skills competing for a cash prize. In Germany, the series is in its sixth season, while distributor […]

Endemol Shine US unscripted team named

The overall structure of Endemol Shine USA’s unscripted team has taken shape. With Endemol USA and Shine America’s unscripted teams now merged, Endemol Shine USA unscripted programming president Eden Gaha (pictured) has named his team. On the programming front, Georgie Hurford-Jones has been drafted in senior VP, unscripted programming. She had most recently been overseeing […]