'NYC 22' exec producer to develop projects for studio

“NYC 22″ exec producer Ken Sanzel has inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV.

Pact calls for him to develop and supervise new projects for the studio.

“Ken is a talented showrunner and possesses all the skills to create and sustain a hit show,” said Universal TV exec veep Bela Bajaria. “Having had a prior life in the NYPD, Ken brings a unique, authentic, fresh perspective to everything he does.”

Sanzel spent a decade working as a Gotham transit cop before seguing into TV. His credits include creating the short-lived Fox drama “Jonny Zero” and serving as showrunner on CBS’ “Numbers.”

At present Sanzel is working as an exec producer and helmer on the Eye’s midseason police drama “NYC 22″ for CBS TV Studios.

He’s repped by UTA, manager Jeff Field and attorneys Ryan Nord and Bob Wallerstein at Hirsch Wallestein.

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