‘Superstore’ Showrunner Justin Spitzer Steps Down as He, Gabe Miller, Jonathan Green Renew Overall Deals at UTV

Variety | 4/19/2019 | Joe Otterson
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“Superstore” executive producers Justin Spitzer, Gabe Miller and Jonathan Green have all renewed their overall deals with Universal Television.

In addition, Miller and Green will take over showrunner duties on “Superstore” while Spitzer–who also created the series–will shift to develop new projects for the studio beginning with the 2019-2020 season.

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“I can’t thank Justin enough for giving us one of the smartest comedies on television and I’m grateful we now get to pick his very fertile brain for new ideas,” said Pearlena Igbokwe, president of Universal Television. “He is leaving ‘Superstore’ in the very capable hands of Gabe and Jonathan who, along with America, Ben and the entire cast and crew, will continue to deliver the high-quality show we’ve all come to love.”

Before creating “Superstore,” Spitzer spent seven seasons writing for and producing on the Emmy Award-winning comedy “The Office” in which he rose from story editor to co-executive producer. Miller and Green have served as writers and...
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