NBC Entertainment is partnering with Keshet Studios, the recently launched L.A.-based subsidiary of Keshet International (KI) that oversees KI’s scripted programming activities in the U.S., on a first-look programming deal for the network that also includes a co-production pact for scripted fare with NBC’s sibling studio, Universal Television. The announcement was made by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment and Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment.
“Keshet International’s proven track record of producing quality programs across different genres makes them a perfect partner with NBC,” Greenblatt said. “We’re very much looking forward to finding the right projects that bring out the best in both our companies.”
“We are thrilled that Peter Traugott is leading the charge in U.S. Television Development for Keshet Studios,” Salke said. “Between Keshet International’s incredible library of I.P., access to original voices and Peter’s expertise as a producer and developer, NBC is well positioned for success in partnership with this innovative company.”
“Our history and success with NBC is a wonderful platform for which to launch a formal and long-term relationship. Bob, Jennifer and the leadership team are among the best in the business and Keshet Studios looks forward to developing and delivering more Keshet quality and branded programming for U.S. audiences,” said Alon Shtruzman, CEO, Keshet International.