UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL STUDIOS
Universal International Studios (UIS), a division of Universal Studio Group, delivers award-winning content to millions across the globe. Based in London, the studio’s in-house production labels include Carnival Films (“Downton Abbey”, “The Last Kingdom”), Monkey Kingdom (“Made In Chelsea”, “The Real Housewives of Cheshire”), Matchbox Pictures (“Safe Harbour”, “Clickbait”), Working Title Television (“We Are Lady Parts”, “Everything I Know About Love”) and Heyday Television (“The Capture”, “Apples Never Fall”). The studio also backs Tony Ayres Productions (“Fires”) and owns an equity stake in Lark Productions (“The Glass Hotel”) in Canada. Led by President Beatrice Springborn, UIS’ London and LA-based scripted unit develops and produces original series such as “Dodger”, “The Undeclared War” and “Transplant”. Its unscripted projects include the upcoming UK version of “That’s My Jam” hosted by Mo Gilligan. The studio also houses NBCUniversal Formats, bringing a diverse slate of scripted and unscripted formats to the global market including “The Real Housewives”, “Top Chef”, “That’s My Jam”, “Hollywood Game Night” and “Superstore”.
UNIVERSAL TELEVISION ALTERNATIVE STUDIO
Universal Television Alternative Studio (UTAS), a division of Universal Studio Group, is a global supplier of premium unscripted content and formats. Led by President Toby Gorman, the studio develops and produces game shows, competition programs and is expanding into documentaries and docuseries. The studio is known for series with A-list talent including “Making It,” starring three-time-Emmy®-nominated hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman; comedy variety event series “That’s My Jam,” hosted by Jimmy Fallon; “Dancing With Myself,” hosted by Shakira, Nick Jonas and Liza Koshy; “Capital One College Bowl,” hosted by Peyton Manning; holiday baking competition series “Baking It,” hosted by Maya Rudolph and Andy Samberg; and the Emmy-nominated music event series “American Song Contest,” hosted by Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson. Additionally, the studio creates hit formats that are replicated worldwide: longtime NBC favorite “Hollywood Game Night,” for which Jane Lynch has won two Emmy Awards as host, has been remade in 22 territories and “The Wall” has been sold into 27 territories internationally. Upcoming series include “The Americas,” a 10-part natural history show and Dick Wolf’s first unscripted show, “LA Fire and Rescue.”