EXCLUSIVE: Writer-producer Vanessa Ramos is expanding her relationship with Universal Television with a multi-year global contract. As part of this pact, Ramos will develop and produce projects for a variety of television platforms for Universal TV, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Ramos recently sold a single-camera workplace comedy to NBC via Universal TV, which she will produce alongside David Caspe, John Fox and John Davis.
“We are delighted to continue to build our relationship with Vanessa, who is an extremely talented writer and who has contributed greatly to all the projects she has been involved in,” said Jim Donnelly, senior vice president of comedy development at Universal. Television. “His sense of humor and range of ideas will greatly enrich our roster at Universal Television, and we are thrilled to be a part of his future.”
Ramos began his television writing career as a staff member of the Emmy-nominated series. Comedy Central Roast and late-night game show, @midnight.
She is currently co-executive producer on Mr. Mayor and his other writing credits include Kenan, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Supermarket, Big Mouth, Bordertown and Crashing, among others.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to make it official with Universal Television,” Ramos said. “The whole team has only supported and nurtured my voice as a writer throughout my career, and no one said anything when I presented a show wearing sweatpants. I can’t wait to collaborate on all kinds of fun projects that could go into sweatpants as well.
Ramos is replaced by UTA and 3 Arts Entertainment.