John Legend tells NBC’s studios to cut the check as he looks to tackle the television business…
The HR reports that he has inked an exclusive pod deal with NBC’s studio counterpart Universal Cable Productions.
Under the deal, Legend and his Get Lifted Film Co., with partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, will work alongside UCP senior vps Richard Rothstein, Chris Sanagustin and Maira Suroto develop series for cable and broadcast networks.
“We’re thrilled to have the creative talents of John, Mike and Ty to help us in our efforts to create imaginative and signature television,” Rothstein, Sanagustin and Suro said in a joint statement. “Already, they’ve proven their passion and commitment to TV by bringing unique talent to the studio. We look forward to a fun and productive partnership.”