Universal Cable Productions has signed an overall deal with reality television producer Charlie Ebersol. The pact, announced Tuesday by UCP exec vice president of development, Dawn Olmstead, marks…
Comcast Corp. has purchased 10 Universal City Plaza, the 35-story office building that looms over Universal Studios, for a reported $420 million Comcast’s NBCUniversal operations already occupy a…
Gale Anne Hurd is keeping busy with her pod deal at Universal Cable Prods. Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment has set up three cable drama projects, two at USA Network and one at History.
USA Network has solidified its drama bench, giving renewals to a trio of series stalwarts: "Royal Pains," "White Collar" and "Covert Affairs."
Seeking to regain its status as the No. 1 basic cabler in the 18-49 demo, USA used its exec-free upfront to push an expansion in both drama and comedy as well as adding more reality to its mix -- and…
Looking to complement its current reality-only fare, E! is making a major push into scripted programming with nine series in development, including projects from John Wells, Kevin Spacey and Phillip…
Philip Matthys, senior vice president of business affairs, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
Matthys oversees the team of business affairs execs who handle all talent and producer deals, licensing deals, development and series pick-ups as well as new business deals for Universal Cable…
Doug Liman's Hypnotic banner is working overtime this development season for Universal Cable Prods. The shingle has set up four comedy projects spread among Fox, ABC and NBC, in addition to the…