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

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

“Phil is a true renaissance man,” said Jim Donnelly, EVP, Comedy Development, Universal Television. “As a producer, writer, performer and musician, his distinct perspective and curiosity about the world always shines through. 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.”

Jackson wrote the pilot script for Grand Crew, his first series as a creator, working with Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-creator Dan Goor. The comedy follows a group
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