Nick Cannon Lands First-Look Deal with NBC

Nick CannonNick Cannon‘s hosting gig on NBC’s Americas Got Talent has opened a wealth of opportunities in television for the actor and producer.

Cannon, who also stars in NBC’s Up All Night, has signed a first-look production deal with the network that will allow him to develop scripted and unscripted shows under his NCredible Entertainment banner.

Under the new pact, Cannon has also agreed to return as host on America’s Got Talent next summer. “We are gratified to know that this new agreement will expand our successful working relationship with Nick beyond America’s Got Talent and allow him to further draw on his notable creative instincts,” said NBC’s head of alternative programming Paul Telegdy.

Cannon’s company is producing the upcoming Cartoon Network live-action sketch comedy series Incredible Crew, which was created by Cannon. The company also is about to start production on a reboot of the Cannon-created Wild ‘N Out for MTV2. On the movie side, NCredible recently wrapped School Dance for Lionsgate, which marks Cannon’s feature directorial debut.