'Happy Endings' Producers Ink New Deal With Universal Television, Join 'Telenovela'

Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener will exec produce NBC's Eva Longoria straight-to-series comedy.
Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener

Happy Endings duo Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener are staying put at Universal Television.

The duo have inked a new two-year deal with the Universal Television, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Under the pact, the pair will join the studio's straight-to-series 13-episode comedy Telenovela, starring Eva Longoria, as executive producers.

Bycel and Fener most recently executive produced NBC's Amy Poehler-produced comedy pilot Old Soul, which did not move forward. Their credits include co-exec producing ABC's Happy Endings and Fox's American Dad.

Bycel previously served as a showrunner on Scrubs, a co-EP on Pysch and a co-EP on American Dad.

Fener and Bycel are repped by UTA and Jared Levine at Morris Yorn.

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