Under the pact, Horowitz and Bloomberg will develop original scripted programming with Ucp for the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment portfolio, as well as for external networks and streaming services.
Homecoming, co-produced by Ucp and Amazon Studios, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 7, and its streaming premiere on Amazon Prime Video on November 2.
Horowitz and Bloomberg serve as co-showrunners, executive producers and writers of Homecoming, which is based on the duo’s critically-praised Gimlet Media podcast of the same name. The half-hour drama received a two-season straight-to-series order at Amazon last year.
Directed and executive produced by Sam Esmail, Homecoming is a psychological thriller that centers on Heidi Bergman (Roberts), a caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center,