Universal Television Alternative Studios, the department in charge of the programs incl the wall And the The world of dance, Became part of the Universal Studio Group run by Pearlena Igbokwe.
This move, which has become official today, comes after the departure of Meredith Ahr, who was the chair of the NBC Entertainment Group Alternative and Reality, who oversaw the unwritten studio.
This means that UTAS, run by President Toby Gorman, is now joining its sister studios including Universal Television, UCP and NBCUniversal International Studios under the umbrella of the Universal Studio Group.
This comes a month after Igbokwe promoted to Chairman of the Board of Universal Studio Group, formerly known as NBCUniversal Content Studios last month, succeeding Bonnie Hammer, who is taking on a new position as Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal
Gorman, who joins the leadership team at USG, will continue to oversee the development, domestic sales strategy and creative affairs, with close cooperation in all areas of production, casting, business affairs and international commercial development for UTAS.
In addition to the wall And the The world of dance, The department produces a series of them Titan Games, Songland And the make it She has talent deals, most recently the signature of British presenter and producer Richard Bacon. She also has business developments with the likes of Amy Boehler, Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots.
Igbokwe said, in an internal staff memo, “Now, with UTV, UCP, NBCUniversal International Studios and UTAS under the same umbrella, we can support our creators’ ambitions to develop and produce great TV – no matter the look. We are very fortunate to have added Tobi and his innovative team to the studio group. Our own business, and I look forward to cooperating with everyone at UTAS to further ignite our unregistered business. “