Thursday, August 13, 2015

NBC Orders 13 Episodes of Untitled Comedy Project from Michael Schur

NBC has given a 13-episode series commitment order to an untitled comedy from Parks and Recreation creator Michael Schur.

"For seven seasons, Mike Schur brought us the wonderful citizens of Pawnee, and we can't wait to see the new group of indelible characters that he'll now introduce," said Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. "He came in recently and pitched the entire first season, and we loved it so much we ordered it to production. Mike prefers to keep details under wraps while he meets actors and actresses, but I can tell you that the man who brought Amy Poehler to primetime is bringing us another funny, strong and particularly complicated female character in a comedy like nothing seen before, about a woman wrestling with what it means to be good. We're very excited about this show!"

Schur's Parks and Recreation wrapped its seven year run on NBC earlier this year and is nominated for Best Comedy Series at this year's Emmy Awards. He is also an executive producer on FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Netflix's upcoming Master of None.

The series will be produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Fremulon. Schur and David Miner will executive produce.