John Hesling

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John Hesling is Senior Vice President of Programming at Shed Media and has creative oversight of all of Shed’s output.

Before joining Shed, he spent 14 years at the BBC in London, New York and Los Angeles and while there, 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!, MTV, TLC, History, GSN and others and successfully introduced Top Gear - one of the BBC’s top brands - into the US market. He received degrees from Durham University.

Hesling is a Bafta and Rose D’Or nominated and Banff Prize winning Producer and is currently Executive Producing the upcoming First Dates and Genius Junior for NBC, Long Lost Family for TLC and other upcoming series. 

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