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Bentley Evans


Bentley Kyle Evans is an American television writer, producer, director and actor. 

Evans made his acting debut in the 1990 film House Party. He is most notable as the show runner on several sitcoms, among them Martin (1992–1997) on FOX, The Jamie Foxx Show  (1996–2001) on The WB, and Love That Girl! (2010–2014) on TV One. Evans is also the creator of Love That Girl! and the co-creator of The Jamie Foxx Show. Outside of television, Evans is the co-screenwriter, with star Martin Lawrence, of Lawrence's 1996 feature film, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate.

Evans created, executive produced and directed the TV series Family Time, which became Bounce TV's first original scripted program. Evans is also the creator of other Bounce TV sitcoms, such as In the Cut and Grown Folks. In addition, Evans executive produced a new Jamie Foxx sitcom, Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, which debuted on Netflix in 2021. Evans teamed up with famed rapper MC Lyte and together they co-created the series Partners in Rhyme which premiered on the ALLBLK. Evans directed the first and second season.

Also on ALLBLK, Evans Executive produced and directed the situation comedy, Millennials. The second season aired in the third quarter of 2022.
In 2022, Evans co-wrote and co-executive produced Martin: The Reunion on BET+.
In 2023, Evans was the showrunner for the series Mind Your Business for Bounce Television. 
In 2024, Evans directed his first ever one-hour comedy special Sitcho Ass Down with comedian Gary "G Thang" Johnson. 

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