NBC closed late last week on its $1.25 billion deal to acquire cable
The parties struck a deal just over one month ago, and now, NBC executive vice
president Jeff Gaspin will go to work developing new shows for the network's
Among other things, Gaspin said, he wants to produce original movies for the
channel, as well as reality shows and documentaries.
He added that he wants to create companion programming for NBC specials like
the Golden Globe Awards and NBC reality shows.