Monday, January 1, 2018

Comedy Central - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)


  • Genre: Comedy (Sketch)
  • Logline: Based on Arturo Castro's experiences as a Latino millennial in the United States.
  • Cast: Arturo Castro
  • Team: W/EP Arturo Castro; SR/EP Jay Martel; EP Sam Saifer, Jose Acevedo, Ari Pearce; D/EP Nick Jasenovec
  • Studio: Avalon Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A twenty-something living with her dad and grandmother strives for a larger-than-life existence. Loosely based on the life of Awkwafina.
  • Cast: Awkwafina, BD Wong, Lori Tan Chinn, Bowen Yang
  • Team: W/EP Awkwafina, Karey Dornetto, Teresa Hsiao; EP Itay Reiss, Peter Principato
  • Studio: Artists First
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A 29-year-old aspiring actor wonders why he can't get better auditions than "Man at Party Who Smells Fart" and his 30-year-old sister and former professional child dancer aspires to be anything other than what she is right now. As the siblings work toward finding themselves, they must also confront the dueling emotions of envy and pride brought on by the overnight Internet fame of their younger brother, 12-year-old Chase. 
  • Cast: Drew Tarver, HelĂ©ne Yorke, Case Walker, Molly Shannon, Ken Marino
  • Team: W/EP/D Chris Kelly; W/EP Sarah Schneider; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Tony Hernandez; Co-EP Hilary Marx; Co-P Kaylani Esparza
  • Studio: Broadway Video, Jax Media
  • Premieres: January 24, 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A small-town basketball coach living in his father's shadow sees a path to greatness in his own son.
  • Cast: Rory Scovel, Beau Bridges, Sasheer Zamata, Mary Holland
  • Team: W/EP Rory Scovel, Anthony King; EP Will Ferrell, Adam McKay
  • Studio: Gary Sanchez Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: An ensemble workplace comedy set in and around a rent-to-own store in the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side. Two longtime friends try to better their lives despite the numerous socioeconomic and political obstacles they face on a daily basis, authentically exploring the ups and downs of the ensemble of characters, as well as the people they come into contact with while on the job and off-the-clock. 
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Bashir Salahuddin, Sultan Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle; D/EP Michael Blieden
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2019