NBC Studios names McGrory

Will head inhouse development and programming

Peacock comedy development exec Shelley McCrory is joining NBC Studios as senior veep.

McCrory, who had been the number two yuks exec at NBC, will now supervise development and programming for the Peacock’s inhouse studio. She reports to NBC Studios president Ted Harbert, who announced the appointment Monday.

“This is a huge coup for NBC Studios,” Harbert said. “As our programming efforts expand, the need for additional senior management at the Studios has become critical.”

McCrory has been with NBC since 1992, joining the web as an assistant in the drama development department. She was upped to manager of prime time series in 1995 and vp of the department in June 1997.

Most recently, McCrory oversaw production of the NBC laffers “Friends” and “NewsRadio.” She helped develop “Providence,” “Freaks and Geeks” and “M.Y.O.B.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading