Lionsgate signed a multi-year, first-look television deal with Universal Music Group (UMG).

Lionsgate and UMG’s film and television production division, Polygram Entertainment, will work together to develop original scripted and unscripted television projects building from UMG’s portfolio of labels and artists. Additionally, UMG will produce albums for projects created as part of the agreement.

Kevin Beggs, chairman of Lionsgate Television Group, commented, “We see so much opportunity for storytelling in the talent and properties that UMG represents, and we look forward to working together to bring these incredible stories to life in a way that resonates with a global audience.”