John Legend Entering TV Business; Signs Development Deal With Universal Cable

John Legend Entering TV Business; Signs Development Deal With Universal Cable

John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company has signed an exclusive deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop TV series for both cable and broadcast networks.

No details yet on what type of programming we can expect from this deal, but this apparently marks Legend's first real, concerted effort to expand his empire beyond music, calling it the “next step forward in building Get Lifted.

His IMDB resume is chock-full of TV appearances as himself; but he's done a little acting, and is listed as producer of a new TV series called Famewhore.

Let's see what develops…

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Comments

ALM

@Tambay: There was an announcement earlier this year about him doing a sitcom. Is this related or a separate deal for an additional tv show?

Ava

Good luck to John on his future endeavours, but please no more shows like Duets– I tried to watch one episode and boy, did I find it excruciating!

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