EXCLUSIVE: Nickelodeon‘s SVP of live-action development Brian Wright has left the network effective today. “Brian Wright has decided to leave Nickelodeon after 7 years,” a rep for the network confirmed to Deadline. Wright, who joined Nick as VP live-action development in 2007, was promoted to SVP, overseeing all live-action development and pilot production, in 2012. He reported to Nickelodeon Group president of original programming Marjorie Cohn who exited last year. Wright’s departure comes four months after Nickelodeon upped head of casting Sarah Noonan to SVP Live Action Content, overseeing live-action development and production. Wright, who worked under her, most recently worked on the development of Instant Mom, The Thundermans and Haunted Hathaways, which are currently on the air, and recent greenlights Nicky Ricky Dicky Dawn and Bella And The Bullfrogs. He previously shepherded such projects that have gone to series as Big Time Rush, Victorious, Supah Ninjas, How To Rock, Marvin Marvin and Nick At Nite’s first original scripted series, comedy See Dad Run.
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