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Seth MacFarlane Inks $200M Overall Deal With NBCUniversal

Following a decades-long relationship with 20th Century Fox Television, Seth MacFarlane has signed a rich nine-figure overall deal with NBCUniversal Content Studios.

Bonnie Hammer Trades Peacock for Studios Oversight

There's a massive game of executive musical chairs at NBCUniversal. Bonnie Hammer, who previously served as chairman of the streamer Peacock, is moving to oversee the company's newly combined studio…

Tracey Wigfield Inks New Universal TV Overall Deal (Exclusive)

Tracey Wigfield ('30 Rock') has signed a new multiyear overall deal with Universal TV, the studio for whom she created NBC's 'Great News.'

Toby Gorman to Head Universal Television Alternative Studio

Universal Television Alternative Studio has found its new leader: Toby Gorman has been named president of the company.

‘Happy Endings’ Creator Moves From Sony to Universal TV With Overall Deal (Exclusive)

'Happy Endings' creator David Caspe is on the move. The comedy writer, most recently behind Showtime's 'Black Monday,' has departed his longtime home at Sony Pictures Television for a sizable…

Derek Hough Inks First-Look Deal With Universal TV

Derek Hough, host of NBC's 'World of Dance,' has inked a first-look deal with Universal Television. Under the pact, the two-time Emmy winner will produce alternative and scripted fare for the studio.

Larry Wilmore Exits ABC Studios Overall Deal for Four-Year Universal TV Pact

Larry Wilmore, the former host of Comedy Central's 'The Nightly Show' and a prolific scripted producer, has signed a sizable four-year overall deal with Universal Television. Wilmore is fresh off of…

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Getting French Language Adaptation in Canada

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' is going international. Quebecor Content has inked a deal with NBCUniversal International Formats to license the Andy Samberg cop comedy for a local adaptation in French-speaking…

Mike Schur Inks Nine-Figure Overall Deal to Stay at Universal TV

In one of the most competitive overall deals of late, Mike Schur has inked what sources estimate is a nine-figure overall deal to remain at Universal Television.

Nahnatchka Khan Moves Overall Deal From Fox to Universal TV

'Fresh Off the Boat' creator Nahnatchka Khan is moving her overall deal from 20th Century Fox TV to Universal Television.

Adam Levine’s 222 Productions, Universal TV Snag Rights to ‘Thorn’ Novels (Exclusive)

Maroon 5 singer and 'Voice' judge Adam Levine's 222 Productions will develop the 'Thorn' series by author James W. Hall for television.

Documentarian Eddie Schmidt Lands Overall Deal at Universal TV

Oscar and Emmy nominee Eddie Schmidt will develop scripted and unscripted projects at Universal Television under a new overall deal.