Teri Weinberg: How to be successful in TV Production

Are you wondering how to be successful in TV Production? Teri Weinberg is a Former NBC Entertainment Executive Vice President who oversaw all aspects of NBC Entertainment’s scripted development and current primetime programming in 2007, then launched her own production company, Yellow Brick Road, in 2010, with a two-year first look deal with NBC Universal. At the conclusion of that deal, Weinberg would independently produce, and consult for MTV Network. Teri then partnered with Golden Globe, Emmy Award winning actor and producer, America Ferrera in 2016, with a four-year first look deal with NBC Universal, and since returned to independent producing. Teri was Co-Executive producer of the Peabody, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning “The Office,” which has also received two Television Critics Association Awards, multiple WGA awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She also served as Executive Producer of “Ugly Betty,” winner of two Golden Globe Awards, an Emmy Nomination, a Peabody Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In addition, Teri was Executive producer of the Golden Globe nominated, “The Tudors.” Weinberg was nominated for two Emmys in July 2007, as both “The Office” and “Ugly Betty” were nominated as Outstanding Comedy Series.

In episode 460 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out how she was able to deal with the initial negative critic feedback on the television show “The Office”, whether we will see a reunion for the television show “Ugly Betty”, how much history goes into “The Tudors” versus drama to keep audiences coming back, how demanding and stressful it is to be Executive Vice President for NBC Entertainment, what is the vision for her own production company called Yellow Brick Road, what is her advice for college students who want to get into television production, where she gets inspiration for new TV shows, how we can avoid dwelling on problems and getting to solutions, and how she’s been able to achieve peace of mind in her life. Enjoy!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp1Tf5qBghY