Larry Wilmore Signs a Development Deal with ABC
Over three months after the cancellation of his Comedy Central series, Larry Wilmore is returning to ABC to develop new projects. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wilmore has signed a multi-year deal with ABC Studios, where he will “develop material for his own projects as well as supervis... [Read More]
Larry Wilmore Signs a Development Deal with ABC
Over three months after the cancellation of his Comedy Central series, Larry Wilmore is returning to ABC to develop new projects. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wilmore has signed a multi-year deal with ABC Studios, where he will “develop material for his own projects as well as supervis... [Read More]
Issa Rae Signs a Two-Year Development Deal with HBO
HBO has turned to the star of one of its upcoming comedies to develop new shows. According to Deadline, the network has closed a two-year deal with Issa Rae, whose show Insecure debuts in October. Under the deal, Rae will “develop programming focused on diverse voices” for the network, i... [Read More]
Episode #109: Ms. Pat
Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before s... [Read More]
Episode #109: Ms. Pat
Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before s... [Read More]
Here are the independent comedy pilots accepted into the 2016 New York Television Festival (NYTVF)
The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) announced today that it'd accepted a record 63 independent pilots for its TV and digital consideration this fall. “We were blown away by the talent and creativity of this year's submissions – across the board it was a record-setting year and we ha... [Read More]
Here are the independent comedy pilots accepted into the 2016 New York Television Festival (NYTVF)
The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) announced today that it'd accepted a record 63 independent pilots for its TV and digital consideration this fall. “We were blown away by the talent and creativity of this year's submissions – across the board it was a record-setting year and we ha... [Read More]
FOX orders animated pilot presentation from 2015 NYTVF pitch as 2016 submission process comes to a close
FOX has ordered a pilot presentation for That's My Bus, the animated series about a New York City bus driver from comedians Dan Perlman and Will Julian that won the New York Television Festival's pitch contest last year at Montreal's Just For Laughs. It's too late to submit for the JFL Comedy Search... [Read More]
Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper Have New Projects in the Works at Comedy Central
Two of The Daily Show’s brightest stars have more projects in the works at Comedy Central. According to Variety, the network has made development deals with Daily Show correspondents Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper, who have been with The Daly Show since 2012 and 2014, respectively. As par... [Read More]