Rashida Jones and Writing Partner Will McCormack Sell a Pilot to Fox
by Bradford Evans Just a week after it was announced she'll be leaving Parks and Recreation this season along with Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones already has a new TV show in the works. Only this time, she'll be serving as a producer and not an actress. Deadline reports that Jones and writing partner Will ... [Read More]
Jeffrey Tambor to Star in Another Amazon Pilot
by Bradford Evans Arrested Development's Jeffrey Tambor is set to star in his second pilot for Amazon's streaming service. Tambor previously starred in Onion News Empire, a critically-acclaimed pilot from The Onion that debuted with Amazon's first batch of original pilots this spring. Deadline repor... [Read More]
Fox Orders a Pilot from Jim Rash, Nat Faxon, and Nahnatchka Khan
by Bradford Evans Fox is already buying pilots for the 2014-15 TV season. Deadline reports that the network ordered a pilot called Fatrick produced by Don't Trust the B creator Nahnatchka Khan and The Way, Way Back/The Descendants team Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Faxon and Rash will also direct the pilo... [Read More]
CBS Resurrects Jim Gaffigan Pilot
by Bradford Evans Last season, CBS ordered a pilot co-created by and starring comedian Jim Gaffigan but passed on turning it into a series when it came time to pick new shows in May. Now, THR reports that the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-15 TV season, a rare move for a network to pu... [Read More]
Fox Is Developing a Show by 'Big C' Creator Darlene Hunt and Longtime 'Community' Writer Andy Bobrow
by Bradford Evans The Fox network is developing a new show co-written by longtime Community writer/producer Andy Bobrow (pictured) and The Big C creator Darlene Hunt, Deadline reports. The proposed show is a single-camera, half-hour comedy called On the Farm that follows a New York dermatologist who... [Read More]
Philip Seymour Hoffman to Star in a Showtime Comedy Pilot
by Bradford Evans Cable network Showtime has landed an Oscar winner for its latest comedy pilot. TV Line reports that Philip Seymour Hoffman will star in a pilot called Trending Down that's described as a "blistering attack on our youth-obsessed culture and a darkly comic examination of what it mean... [Read More]
FX orders another comedy pilot, ‘You’re the Worst’
Since expanding from just FX to now including FXX it seems the higher ups at FX can’t get enough new comedy pilots. We have reported countless new pilot orders from the network, however, the latest is You’re The Worst. The new pilot comes to you from Weeds executive producer Stephen Falk... [Read More]
John Mulaney’s Pilot Still Might Happen! (Fingers Crossed)
Oh man! Nothing makes me more excited than this! We all know that NBC, for some crazy reason, decided to pass on John Mulaney’s comedy pilot loosely based on his [...]Author informationJazmine HillAssociate Editor at Serial OptimistFuture writer director. 22 year old girl with the sensibilitie... [Read More]
Reggie Watts cast in new Comedy Central pilot, ‘Bad Advice From My Brother’
Comedy Central greenlit a pilot new pilot staring Reggie Watts, Miles Fisher, and Mike Castle. The pilot will be an adaptation of Jordan Pope Roush’s website Bad Advice From My Brother. While Castle and Fisher will play brothers, Watts will take the role of their neighbor. The two brothers hav... [Read More]
Kyle Kinane’s Going Nowhere: The Comedy Central TV pilot presentation
"I made this pilot for a travel show last summer. It was rejected, but you can watch it here." -- Kyle Kinane Toy Plane uploaded the video seven months ago, but it only started racking up views over the weekend. Thanks, in part, to my friends at Conn... [Read More]