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NBC Scripted Executives Cara Dellaverson and Jeff Meyerson Promoted

Dellaverson focuses on drama and Meyerson on comedy

Scripted executives Cara Dellaverson and Jeff Meyerson have been promoted to Executive Vice President, Drama Programming and Senior Vice President, Comedy Development at NBC Entertainment, respectively.

“Cara is an invaluable member of our programming team with incredible creative instincts, fantastic taste in material and strong relationships throughout the industry,” Lisa Katz, co-president of scripted programming at NBC Entertainment, said. “We’re extremely fortunate to have her leading our drama development efforts and continuing to make NBC a place that attracts and supports top talent.”

Co-president of scripted programming Tracey Pakosta added that Meyerson has also been “instrumental” in NBC’s scripted slate. “He has long supported storytellers and has the respect of writers and talent throughout the creative community. We’re excited to have Jeff lead our comedy team,” Pakosta said.

Dellaverson, in her time as Senior Vice President of Drama Development, has handled “This is Us,” “Timeless,” “The Brave,” “Rise,” and “Good Girls.” She came to NBC in 2015 after working in both current and development at Lionsgate, where she also served as senior vice president, working on “Mad Men,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Nashville,” “Manhattan” and “Orange Is the New Black.”

Meyerson, who also joined NBC in 2015, has worked on “The Good Place,” “Great News,” “Trial & Error,” “Marlon,” “A.P. Bio” and “Champions.” Previously, he served as VP of Original Programming at IFC and worked on the final season of “Maron.” He also worked for six years at Fox, where he became Director of Comedy Programming, on shows like “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Bob’s Burgers.”