Universal Cable Prods. ups Nikki Reed

She becomes vp current and development

Nikki Reed has been appointed vp current and development for Universal Cable Prods.

She will be responsible for creating scripted programming for non-NBC Uni cable networks.

While the focus of UCP, launched last year, is to develop series for NBC Uni's cable entertainment networks, it also plans to create shows for outside cable networks and media platforms.

Reed was vp of development for director Jon Turteltaub, as well as head of development for Barry Kemp's Bungalow 78 Prods. She executive produced the 2005 feature film "Invincible" starring Mark Wahlberg.