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Universal Television, Derek Hough sign first-look deal

World of Dance judge Derek Hough has inked a first-look producing deal for alternative and scripted programming with Universal Television. Hough is a choreographer with nine Emmy nominations and two wins, and ...
June 13, 2019

World of Dance judge Derek Hough has inked a first-look producing deal for alternative and scripted programming with Universal Television.

Hough is a choreographer with nine Emmy nominations and two wins, and a six-time Dancing With the Stars winner.

Under terms of the first-look deal, Hough work as a producer with Universal Television to develop new ideas for programming.

“Derek is incredibly engaged and passionate about every project he tackles and is exactly the type of talent we want to be in business with,” said Meredith Ahr, president of alternative and reality group at NBC Entertainment, in a statement.

Photo courtesy DerekHough.com

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