• NBC Orders ‘Bright Futures' Comedy Pilot From Kenya Barris & ‘Grown-ish' Writers

    8 monthes ago - By Deadline

    NBC has given a late pilot green light to Bright Futures , a single-camera comedy from Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and spinoff Grown-ish writers Hale Rothstein, Danny Segal and Isaac Schamis and ABC Studios. NBC picked up the project in turnaround - it had been initially set up for development at ABC, which did not proceed with a pilot order.
    Written by Rothstein, Segal and Schamis, Bright Futures centers on a group of friends all stumbling through the transition from...
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  • Kenya Barris Comedy ‘Bright Futures' Gets Pilot Order at NBC

    8 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    The Kenya Barris-produced comedy “Bright Futures” has moved over from ABC to NBC, where it has been picked up to pilot.
    Titled “Bright Futures,” the pilot follows a group of friends as they stumble through the transition from the clueless, immature twentysomethings they are now, to the successful professionals they're destined to be.
    The single-camera comedy is written by “Grown-ish” alum Hale Rothstein and the duo of Danny Segal and Isaac Schamis. Rothstein will executive produce alongside Barris, and Segal and Schamis will serve as co-executive producers.
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  • Lena Waithe Comedy ‘Twenties' Gets A Pilot Order From TBS

    Lena Waithe Comedy ‘Twenties' Gets A Pilot Order From TBS

    8 monthes ago - By Decider

    'Twenties' revolves around a queer black girl named Hattie and her two straight best friends.
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  • Don Johnson To Star In Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Daddy Issues'

    8 monthes ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Don Johnson has been tapped as the male lead role opposite Erin Foster in Daddy Issues , Fox 's single-camera comedy pilot from actress-writer Foster, New Girl creator Liz Meriwether and 20th Century Fox TV.
    Written by Foster, loosely based on her life, and directed by Kat Coiro, Daddy Issues revolves around Andi , who refuses to settle down, and her friendship with her playboy dad, Roman. Andi's world is turned upside down when she discovers...
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  • TBS Lands Twenties Pilot from Master of None's Lena Waithe

    TBS Lands Twenties Pilot from Master of None's Lena Waithe

    8 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

    TBS lands Twenties pilot from Emmy-winning writer, Master of None star Lena Waithe
    TBS has landed a pilot from Emmy-winning writer and Master of None star Lena Waithe titled Twenties. Waithe recently won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for Master of None and also launched her new series, The Chi .
    Twenties is a single-camera comedy that follows the adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking sh*t and chasing their dreams. It's a show about friendship, finding love, and messing...
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  • TBS Orders ‘Twenties' Comedy Pilot From Lena Waithe

    8 monthes ago - By Deadline

    TBS has given a pilot green light to Twenties , a single-camera comedy from The Chi creator Lena Waithe .
    Created and written by Waithe nine years ago, when she was in her early 20s, Twenties follows the adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking shit and chasing their dreams. It's a show about friendship, finding love, and messing everything up along the way.
    Waithe executive produces via...
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