The former president of television for Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Peter Traugott, got an offer he couldn’t refuse and has jumped to Universal Media Studios, reports TheWrap.com.
Traugott said in a statement that the lure of working with NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt and his team at NBC was "too good an opportunity to pass up."
Traugott signed a three-year development deal with UMS, which includes his producing NBC sitcoms and dramas. Working with Traugott at UMS is Rachel Kaplan, formerly executive vice president of TV production at Brillstein.
In his time at Brillstein, Traugott’s output included "Just Shoot Me," "NewsRadio" and award winners "The Sopranos" and "The Larry Sanders Show."
As previously reported, JoAnn Alfano left Lifetime Networks to assume Traugott’s spot at Brillstein.