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NBC renews programming chief's contract through 2017

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Bob Greenblatt
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The top programming exec who helped to develop the much-anticipated The Blacklist and The Michael J. Fox Show for fall is staying at NBC through 2017.

NBC Universal has quietly extended the contract for Bob Greenblatt, NBC’s entertainment chairman.

Greenblatt joined NBC from Showtime in 2011. Since then, he was responsible for launching NBC’s cult hits Revolution and Grimm. He also helped to shepherd in The Voice.