Studio's new kids' and family division
will leverage existing Universal IP.
Universal Kids Productions will be focused on developing content for families and children, adding to current projects such as the Daytime Emmy Award-winning "Curious George" animated television series. The division will leverage the studio’s existing portfolio of intellectual property, as well as develop original content for all platforms, both on its own and through assorted partnerships. NBCUniversal will license its owned properties through its dedicated brand management and consumer products business, which also reports to Klaseus.
Weiss, a 16-year veteran of Nickelodeon, most recently served as executive
“As Universal continues to grow our business and build our kids and family programming, Teri’s track record in building world-class production teams and hit series is a huge asset,” says Klaseus. “She is one of the most well-respected and accomplished executives in this space, and we are thrilled to develop new properties together and leverage Universal’s rich library of titles.”
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