'Suits' EP Inks Overall Deal at 20th Television

Jon Cowan Headshot - P 2013
20th Television

Jon Cowan Headshot - P 2013

20th Television has locked up Suits executive producer Jon Cowan.

The writer-producer, whose credits include My Generation, Private Practice and Crossing Jordan, has inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Television, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Cowan will have a blind script deal with the studio that will kick off his overall pact, which will begin in May. With the agreement, Cowan will move from Universal Television.

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"We had a fantastic experience with him in our last two development cycles, and every network is interested in his work," 20th Television chairman Gary Newman said. "He has a truly unique and remarkable voice and he can write just about any genre, from procedurals to thrillers to character-driven shows. He’s a really talented writer who we think will be a great addition to our roster.”

Cowan is repped by UTA, manager Larry Shuman and attorney Bob Myman.

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