‘Parks and Recreation’s’ Matt Murray Signs Overall with Universal TV


Parks and Recreation” co-executive producer Matt Murray has closed a two-year overall deal at Universal Television, Variety has learned.

Under the deal, Murray will supervise and develop new projects for the studio.

The comedy writer, whose credits include “Community,” “The Cleveland Show” and “Saturday Night Live,” will move over to “Parks and Rec” alums Dan Goor
and Michael Schur’s Fox comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” once the NBC mockumentary wraps. There, he will also serve as co-exec producer.

“Matt has been a valuable writer on our gem of a show, ‘Parks and Recreation,’ and we look forward to extending our relationship with him at Universal Television,” said Universal TV exec VP Bela Bajaria.

Murray shared in an Emmy win for his work on “SNL” in 2002 and nominations in 2001 and 2003. He shared in a WGA nomination for his work on “Parks and Rec” in 2014. He is repped by UTA and 3 Arts Entertainment.

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