Erica Oyama Inks Overall Deal With Universal Television

Erica Oyama Inks Overall Deal With Universal Television
Exclusive: Comedy writer-producer Erica Oyama (Young Rock) has signed a three-year overall deal with Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group. Under the pact, Oyama will develop and produce projects for the studio, run by Erin Underhill, aimed at a variety of platforms.

Oyama most recently was a co-executive producer on the first season of Universal TV’s breakout NBC comedy series Young Rock.

“When I was growing up in Alabama my dream was to become a cashier at Piggly Wiggly,” said Oyama. “I feel like this deal might be even cooler than that! I’ve loved working with Jim, Erin and the Utv team the past few years. I’m so thankful for the opportunity to continue collaborating with such supportive, fun people.”

Sasid Jim Donnelly, EVP Comedy at Universal Television: “We’re ecstatic that we’ve finally convinced Erica to hit pause on her true dream of
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