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John Legend Entering TV Business; Signs Development Deal With Universal Cable

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 31, 2012 at 1:25PM

John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company has signed an exclusive deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop TV series for both cable and broadcast networks.
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John Legend
John Legend

John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company has signed an exclusive deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop TV series for both cable and broadcast networks.

No details yet on what type of programming we can expect from this deal, but this apparently marks Legend's first real, concerted effort to expand his empire beyond music, calling it the “next step forward in building Get Lifted.

His IMDB resume is chock-full of TV appearances as himself; but he's done a little acting, and is listed as producer of a new TV series called Famewhore.

Let's see what develops...


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