‘Grand Crew’ Creator Phil Augusta Jackson Inks Overall Deal With Universal Television

The comedy follows a group of young professionals trying to navigate the ups and downs of life and love in Los Angeles — and they always find time to gather at their favorite bar to “wine down” and unpack it all. Jackson wrote the pilot script for Grand Crew, his first series as a creator, working with Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-creator Dan Goor.
He has shared in Emmy, WGA and NAACP Award nominations for his work. Previously, Jackson was a co-executive producer on the critically acclaimed HBO comedy series "Insecure." His writing credits also include Comedy Central's Key & Peele, Starz's Survivor's Remorse and NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Jackson is repped by UTA, Artists First and Hansen Jacobson Teller.” />
He has impressed us at every step in the development of Grand Crew, and we’re excited to be partnering with him to make even more amazing television." “As a producer, writer, performer and musician, his distinct perspective and curiosity about the world always shines through. "Phil is a true renaissance man,” said Jim Donnelly, EVP, Comedy Development, Universal Television.
This marks the first overall pact for Jackson, a writer, actor, director and musician from Philadelphia, who will develop and produce broadcast, cable and streaming projects for Universal TV, a division of Universal Studio Group. EXCLUSIVE: Phil Augusta Jackson, creator and executive producer of NBC's Grand Crew, has signed an overall deal with Universal Television, the studio behind the upcoming single-camera comedy series.

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