Fox Orders ‘Rel’ and ‘Our People’ Comedy Pilots
Fox has two new comedy pilots in the works. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to a single-cam comedy titled Our People as well as a multi-cam comedy starring Lil Rel Howery called Rel. From Lee Daniels and Vali Chandrasekaran, Our People is based on Israel’s Nevsu: A Yo... [Read More]
Hulu Orders ‘Search and Destroy’ Comedy Pilot from Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein has a new comedy series in development. According to Deadline, Hulu has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy written and directed by Brownstein called Search and Destroy. Loosely based on Brownstein’s life and her bestselling 2015 memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, th... [Read More]
truTV Announces a Pile of Premiere Dates, New Series, and Shows in Development
Lots of news just broke over at truTV. When it comes to returning series, the network confirmed premiere dates for Guy Branum’s Talk Show the Game Show (Thursday, February 1st at 10:30pm and 11:00pm), The Chris Gethard Show (Tuesday, March 20th at 11:00pm), and six animated episodes of Ad... [Read More]
ABC Will Air the ‘90s-Set ‘Goldbergs’ Spin-Off Pilot Later This Month
It’s not common for a major network to air a pilot of a show it didn’t order to series, but its 1990s-set Goldbergs spin-off is a lucky exception. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC will air the pilot episode of the series, titled Schooled, later this month during The Goldbergs&rsq... [Read More]
Watch Chelsea Peretti, Shonali Bhowmik, Heather Lawless, and Andrea Rosen’s 2012 Adult Swim Pilot ‘Getting It Together’
If you’re looking for a temporary escape from all of the terrible news this week, look no further than the above video comedy group Variety Shac (Shonali Bhowmik, Heather Lawless, Andrea Rosen, and Chelsea Peretti) uploaded to YouTube this week. The group made the pilot, titled Getting It Toge... [Read More]
Three New Comedy Pilots Debut on Amazon Next Month
Amazon premieres three new comedy pilots next month. According to Deadline, the streaming network announced its fall pilot lineup, which includes the Glenn Close-starring Sea Oak from George Saunders announced back in June as well as Diarra Kilpatrick’s Detroit-set comedy The Climb and the&nbs... [Read More]
HBO Orders a Space Comedy Pilot from Armando Iannucci
Veep creator Armando Iannucci has a new show in the works at HBO. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a show created, written, and executive produced by Iannucci tentatively titled Avenue 5. Not a whole lot of details about the show have been revealed, but the pil... [Read More]
“I Mom So Hard” duo scores pilot deal with CBS
Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, who boast more than 1.1 million Facebook fans for their web series, “I Mom So Hard,” just scored a pilot production commitment out of CBS, a big prize early in the development season. CBS is pairing the duo with producer Rob Thomas (The CW’s iZombie... [Read More]
Watch the Series Premiere of ABC’s New Sitcom ‘The Mayor’ Early
ABC wants to give viewers a head start with its new comedy The Mayor. Ordered to series back in May, the show officially debuts on Tuesday, October 3rd, but the network released the full pilot online this week. The series is executive produced by Daveed Diggs and centers on a young rapper ... [Read More]
Watch the Series Premiere of ABC’s New Sitcom ‘The Mayor’ Early
ABC wants to give viewers a head start with its new comedy The Mayor. Ordered to series back in May, the show officially debuts on Tuesday, October 3rd, but the network released the full pilot online this week. The series is executive produced by Daveed Diggs and centers on a young rapper ... [Read More]