Zwerling signs with NBC/UMS

'FlashForward' producer joins 'The Event' crew

“FlashForward” alum Lisa Zwerling has sealed a two-year overall deal with NBC Universal.

As part of that pact, Zwerling will develop new projects for Universal Media Studios. She has also signed on to join NBC’s new Monday night thriller “The Event” as a consulting producer.

“Lisa is a breath of fresh air, so smart and passionate,” said NBC Entertainment/Universal Media Studios drama exec VP Laura Lancaster. “We’re impressed with her creative range and feel so fortunate she’s decided to make UMS her home.”

In joining “The Event,” Zwerling said she was impressed by the project, created by Nick Wauters.

“It has an original structure, and just feels fresh,” Zwerling said. “And it’s a great group of people to work with.”

“The Event” reps the second consecuive thriller for Zwerling, following her stint this past season on “FlashForward.”

Zwerling’s other credits include “ER” and “Presidio Med.”

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