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Universal Content Productions
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Founded June 1, 2008 (as Universal Cable Productions)
President Bonnie Hammer
key people
Mark Stern
Jeff Wachtel
Javier Maynulet
Beth Roberts
Jerry DiCanio
Notable Works Psych
Royal Pains
Official Site NBCUniversal

Universal Content Productions (formerly known as Universal Cable Productions) (UCP) is a television production arm of NBCUniversal, and a subsidiary of Universal Television, focused on productions for cable networks. Distribution and sales are handled by corporate sibling NBCUniversal Syndication Studios. It is operated under NBCU's NBCUniversal Content Studios division.

Established in mid-2008, UCP took over production of four series then produced by Universal Media Studios, including Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011), Monk (2002–2009), Psych (2006–2014) and Eureka (2006–2012).

In early 2019, the company changed its name from Universal Cable Productions to Universal Content Productions in a move to signify its expansion to streaming.



List of shows produced by Universal Content Productions

Title Format Buyer Year(s)
In Plain Sight Crime drama USA 2008–2012
Psych Crime drama / comedy USA 2008–2014
Produced until 2007 by NBC Universal Television, and by Universal Media Studios until 2008
Monk Dramaedy USA 2008–2009
Co-production with Touchstone Television
Produced until 2004 by USA Cable Entertainment, NBC Universal Television until 2007, and Universal Media Studios until 2008
Eureka Sci-fi drama Syfy 2008–2012
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Crime drama USA 2009–2011
Produced by Studios USA until 2002, Universal Network Television until 2004, NBC Universal Television until 2007, and Universal Media Studios until 2008
Royal Pains Medical drama USA 2009–2016
Warehouse 13 Sci-fi drama Syfy 2009–2014
Caprica Sci-fi drama Syfy 2010–2011
Covert Affairs Espionage drama USA 2010–2014
Fairly Legal Legal drama USA 2011–2012
Against the Wall Crime drama Lifetime 2011
Alphas Paranormal drama Syfy 2011–2012
Necessary Roughness Drama USA 2011–2013
Co-production with Sony Pictures Television
Suits Legal drama USA 2011–2019
I Just Want My Pants Back Comedy MTV 2011–2012
Defiance Sci-fi drama Syfy 2013–2015
Playing House Comedy USA 2014–2017
Dominion Drama Syfy 2014–2015
Satisfaction Drama USA 2014–2015
Co-production with Sony Pictures Television
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Drama Bravo 2014–2018
Ascension Sci-fi drama miniseries Syfy 2014
Co-production with Lionsgate Television
12 Monkeys Sci-fi drama Syfy 2015–2018
Dig Thriller drama USA 2015
The Royals Drama E! 2015–2018
Co-production with Lionsgate Television
Mr. Robot Drama USA 2015–2019
Killjoys Sci-fi drama Syfy 2015–2019
Difficult People Comedy Hulu 2015–2017
The Magicians Fantasy drama Syfy 2015–2020
The UCB Show Sketch comedy Seeso 2015–2017
Childhood's End Sci-fi miniseries Syfy 2015
Colony Thriller drama USA 2016–2018
Co-production with Legendary Television
Hunters Sci-fi drama Syfy 2016
Queen of the South Drama USA 2016–2021
Co-production with Fox 21 Television Studios (seasons 1–4) and 20th Television (season 5)
HarmonQuest Fantasy improv/animated comedy Seeso 2016
VRV 2017–present
Aftermath Drama Space 2016
Channel Zero Horror drama Syfy 2016–2018
Falling Water Paranormal drama USA 2016–2018
Eyewitness Crime drama USA 2016
Shooter Action drama USA 2016–2018
Co-production with Paramount Television Studios
Incorporated Sci-fi drama Syfy 2016–2017
Co-production with CBS Television Studios
Imposters Comedy Bravo 2017–2018
The Arrangement Drama E! 2017–2018
Blood Drive Sci-fi drama Syfy 2017
The Sinner Crime drama anthology USA 2017–present
Damnation Period drama USA 2017–2018
Happy! Drama Syfy 2017–2019
Unsolved Crime drama USA 2018
The Purge Horror drama USA 2018–2019
Co-production with Blumhouse Television
Impulse Action drama YouTube Premium 2018–2019
Homecoming Thriller drama Amazon 2018–present
Co-production with Amazon Studios
Dirty John True crime anthology Bravo 2018
USA 2020–present
Nightflyers Sci-fi drama Syfy 2018
Deadly Class Drama Syfy 2019
Co-production with Sony Pictures Television
The Umbrella Academy Superhero drama Netflix 2019–present
The Act True crime anthology Hulu 2019
Pearson Political drama USA 2019
Treadstone Action drama USA 2019
Dare Me Drama USA 2019–2020
Briarpatch Drama USA 2020
Co-production with Paramount Television Studios
Brave New World Drama Peacock 2020
A Wilderness of Error Documentary FX 2020
Resident Alien Drama Syfy 2021–present
Punky Brewster Comedy Peacock 2021
Co-production with Universal Television
Dr. Death Drama Peacock 2021
Brand New Cherry Flavor Horror drama Netflix 2021–present
One of Us Is Lying Mystery drama Peacock 2021–present
Chucky Horror drama Syfy 2021–present
Angelyne Drama Peacock 2021–present
Battlestar Galactica Sci-fi drama Peacock 2021–present
Gaslit Anthology Starz 2021–present
The End Is Nye Science series 2021/2022 present
Queer as Folk Drama Peacock 2022–present
The Resort Dark comedy Peacock 2022–present
Ted Comedy Peacock 2022–present

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