NBC Studios confirms Bartis as senior veepee

NBC confirmed that it has hired HBO exec David Bartis to be the new senior VP of primetime series at NBC Studios, replacing Tom Nunan, now UPN’s entertainment chief.

The move was expected (Daily Variety, Nov. 19). Bartis is joining NBC after serving as VP of creative affairs at HBO Independent Prods. since 1991. He also has held the additional title of VP of original programming on the West Coast since 1993.

At NBC, Bartis will oversee development and production of all primetime comedy and drama series for NBC Studios, which now produces such projects as “Union Square,” “Homicide,” “Profiler” and “Working.” NBC also co-produces or co-owns “The Pretender,” “The Tony Danza Show” and “Players.”

Prior to HBO, Bartis was director of programming at Quincy Jones Entertainment, where he helped develop and launch NBC’s “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” He also worked for Fox Lorber Associates in New York.

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