Eric Tsang and Wong Cho Lam are set to return to TVB, not as actors but as senior management executives.
As reported on Mingpao, the news was shared by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Thomas Hui To, recently. He stated that Eric has been appointed to the position of Deputy General Manager and Special Advisor to the Executive Committee, whilst Wong is now the new Chief Creative Officer.
Hui explained that Eric will be responsible for TVB’s variety shows and infotainment programmes, formulating variety shows and content strategies, expanding the variety shows market and channels as well as deepening the cooperation with the film and television industry.
He will also be shouldering another important mission – that is to be responsible in cultivating TVB successors both in front and behind the scenes and creating more job opportunities for young people.
As for Wong, he will be assisting Eric in the business development part of the creation of variety shows; from assisting in expanding open cooperation with the Hong Kong film and television industry, to promoting business developments in the mainland, the Greater Bay Area, and the international Chinese markets.
Speaking about his appointment, Eric – who has hosted multiple shows on TVB in the past, stated that he is honoured to be appointed by TVB and would like to move forward hand in hand with everybody.
“With my years of experience in TV and movies, I hope to integrate the new thinking and ideas to cultivate more talents and produce more high-quality and diversified programmes,” he enthused.
(Photo Source: Mingpao)