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Things are looking good for “Girls Trip” producer Will Packer.

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He just scored a production deal with Discovery Communications & Universal Pictures and according to Variety will have a first-look at programming shows with OWN.

As you know Tyler Perry signed a deal with Viacom and won’t be producing shows on OWN after 2019, so this was a good opportunity for Packer.

Packer said, “We have put together a dream team of the best talent and partners to help us create bold and fresh content for audiences hungry for something special. We are creating a new model for content production that sees TV and digital as equals, and combines the best of storytelling and brands for an underserved audience.”

He is hoping to seek a more diverse audience and we wish him luck in his future endeavors.

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“Girls Trip” Producer Will Packer Inks Major Deal With Discovery & Universal Pictures was originally published on rickeysmileymorningshow.com

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