HUMANITAS Winner Steve Levitan Inks Overall Deal at 20th TV

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levitan_aSteve Levitan is staying put at 20th Century Fox Television.

The studio responsible for his latest juggernaut, Modern Family, has extended his overall deal for four more years. As part of the pact, Levitan will remain an executive producer and, with Chris Lloyd, co-showrunner of the ABC series. He also will supervise and develop new projects for the studio.

“I'm lucky to be part of a hit comedy that even my kids seem to like and I care deeply about it finishing strong,” said Levitan, adding: “I love all the wonderfully insane people with whom I get to work. Gary [Newman] and Dana [Walden] are the Jay Z and Beyonce of television executives. I see no reason to leave."

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