Neil Cross, the British novelist-screenwriter and creator of the BBC series Luther, is coming to American television. In his first formal U.S. TV pact, Cross has signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television to develop new series projects.
Wil Calhoun has signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television. This marks Calhoun’s return to the studio where he was under overall deals from 2004-08.
Alexandra Cunningham, who developed and executive produced NBC’s “Prime Suspect,” has signed a new overall deal with the studio behind the series, Universal Television.
Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey’s production company Film 44 has inked a new overall deal with Universal Television.
Sarah Watson, the Co-Executive Producer of “Parenthood”, has signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television, the studio behind the dramedy.
SMASH, the NBC midseason drama has been renewed for a second season. The initial order is for 15 episodes, up two episodes from their freshman season.