Kevin Smith helps launch Rivit TV with his “Hollyweed” pilot
First came Channel 101. Screening 5-minute shorts, and asking audiences to vote for their favorites to return for new episodes since 2003. Then came Amazon Prime, which started making originals by allowing consumers to view all of the potential pilots first and weigh in with votes and comments. Now ... [Read More]
Kevin Smith helps launch Rivit TV with his “Hollyweed” pilot
First came Channel 101. Screening 5-minute shorts, and asking audiences to vote for their favorites to return for new episodes since 2003. Then came Amazon Prime, which started making originals by allowing consumers to view all of the potential pilots first and weigh in with votes and comments. Now ... [Read More]
Kevin Smith helps launch Rivit TV with his “Hollyweed” pilot
First came Channel 101. Screening 5-minute shorts, and asking audiences to vote for their favorites to return for new episodes since 2003. Then came Amazon Prime, which started making originals by allowing consumers to view all of the potential pilots first and weigh in with votes and comments. Now ... [Read More]
New York Television Festival selects indie pilots for 2018 competition
The 2018 New York Television Festival has selected 59 original pilots and pitches for its annual Independent Pilot Competition this July. This year’s festival, the 14th NYTVF, takes place in the summer for the first time – July 14-20, 2018 at The Helen Mills Theater a... [Read More]
New York Television Festival selects indie pilots for 2018 competition
The 2018 New York Television Festival has selected 59 original pilots and pitches for its annual Independent Pilot Competition this July. This year’s festival, the 14th NYTVF, takes place in the summer for the first time – July 14-20, 2018 at The Helen Mills Theater a... [Read More]
Adult Swim Orders ‘Three Busy Debras’ Pilot Produced by Amy Poehler
Mitra Jouhari, Sandy Honig, and Alyssa Stonoha AKA Three Busy Debras just landed a pilot order at Adult Swim. The network announced today that it’s ordered a half-hour live-action Three Busy Debras pilot, which Amy Poehler is executive producing alongside the creators and director Anna Dokoza.... [Read More]
Kathryn Hahn to Star in ‘Mrs. Fletcher’ HBO Comedy Pilot
Kathryn Hahn might have a new starring TV role. Deadline reports that HBO has given a pilot order to a comedy starring Hahn called Mrs. Fletcher, which is based on Tom Perrotta’s bestselling 2017 novel of the same name. Like the book, the pilot centers on Hahn as Eve Fletcher, “a divorce... [Read More]
Julie Klausner Joins the Cast of NBC Pilot ‘So Close’
Rejoice, Difficult People fans, because Julie Klausner might be returning to TV soon. Deadline reports that Klausner has signed on to star alongside Sasheer Zamata and Sean Kleier in the comedy pilot So Close, which was ordered by the network in January. Produced by Sean Hayes, written by Greg Malin... [Read More]
Julie Klausner Joins the Cast of NBC Pilot ‘So Close’
Rejoice, Difficult People fans, because Julie Klausner might be returning to TV soon. Deadline reports that Klausner has signed on to star alongside Sasheer Zamata and Sean Kleier in the comedy pilot So Close, which was ordered by the network in January. Produced by Sean Hayes, written by Greg Malin... [Read More]
Sinbad to Play Lil Rel Howery’s Dad in Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Rel’
Back in January, Fox added a half-hour comedy pilot starring Lil Rel Howery called Rel, and now the project has added another star to the cast. According to Deadline, Sinbad will star alongside Howery in the Jerrod Carmichael-produced multi-cam comedy, which centers on Howery as “a prideful, s... [Read More]