Who we are

Based in New York City, Hot Snakes Media has created and produced some of the most watched and innovative content of the past decade. We employ the most innovative and creative minds in the industry and continue to break new ground in visual storytelling.


Eric Evangelista

Shannon Evangelista

Since starting Hot Snakes Media in 2011, husband and wife team Eric and Shannon Evangelista have sold over $100 million worth of content including nine seasons of TLC's hit franchise Breaking Amish. Every show coming out of Hot Snakes Media is created and developed internally. The couple has produced the two highest ever first season series in the history of both Discovery Channel and TLC.

Before forming Hot Snakes Media Eric Evangelista spent 14 years as a news producer and two years under an overall deal at Endemol as an in-house Executive Producer and format creator. Shannon Evangelista started her career as a Federal Criminal Defense attorney specializing in organized crime. Later Shannon served as Assistant District Attorney in Orange County, CA before moving to New York to serve as a prosecutor in the Special Narcotics Division of the District Attorney's Office in Manhattan.