Jim Kukucka has been upped to VP, West Coast Series Production at Nickelodeon Group, where he will oversee production of original series, pilots and presentation projects.
Kukucka will also monitor the development pool spending and commitments along with liaising with the creative client groups, the channel executive and finance department to keep the long range plan updated with new projects. He is currently overseeing the brand-new Nickelodeon series Marvin Marvin, season four of Big Time Rush (pictured), and the Nick at Nite pilot Instant Mom.
Kukucka most recently served as director of production for Nickelodeon’s Live Action division. During his tenure at the company he has helped execute live-action series including Big Time Rush and Figure It Out. Prior to Nick, he produced and co-produced various shows including The King of Queens.