Hernandez Heading to Universal Television

Fernando J. Hernandez is taking a universal leap…

The former Ryan Seacrest Productions executive will be heading to Universal Television to serve in the newly created position of SVP of Alternative Development.

Fernando J. Hernandez

In that role, Hernandez will be responsible for all Universal Television reality productions, spearheading new development and overseeing the studio’s in-house producers and ongoing talent deals.

Hernandez most recently served as the EVP of Development and Production at Ryan Seacrest Productions, a position he held since 2009. There, he oversaw all aspects of the company’s original programming, spearheading the development and production of the company’s slate of non-scripted and scripted television properties, including Keeping Up With The Kardashians for E!, Shahs Of Sunset for Bravo, Married To Jonas for E! as well as the pilot for Draw Something at CBS and the upcoming ABC special TV’s Most Dynamic Duos.

Earlier in his career, Hernandez served as executive producer on TV Land’s She’s Got The Look, ABC Family’s Venus & Serena: For Real, and MTV’s Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave.