Soaps.com just got word that NBC programming executive Bruce Evans has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Current Series (includes daytime), NBC Entertainment. Evans will report to Executive Vice President, Erin Gough, who says, “Bruce has been an incredibly vital executive whose extensive experience on some of our most important cornerstone series make this promotion most deserving,” said Gough Wehrenberg. “As a result, his duties will be expanded to allow his contributions and impact to be maximized on a larger platform.” He’ll handle NBC daytime; will be a liaison for Paula Madison, Executive Vice President, Diversity, NBC Universal & Company Officer, General Electric, and her staff.

In 1996, Evans served as Manager at NBC, as an Entertainment Associate in Prime Time Series, after his first job as a Coordinator in the same department. He then went to become Director of Prime Time Series from July 1998 and was a Manager in Prime Time Series since August 1997, but most recently, Evans served as Vice President, Current Series, in Burbank, since July 2000. Among the current series he has overseen are “Heroes,” “Law & Order,” among others.