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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

ALTERNATINO WITH ARTURO CASTRO
  • Genre: Comedy (Sketch)
  • Logline: Using modern Latino identity (misconceptions and all) as a fresh filter for cultural commentary about our daily lives and the zeitgeist, Arturo Castro tackles more than 45 characters that showcase his perspective on relationships, everyday awkward moments and much more. Each episode in addition to the sketches has a scripted narrative thread that features a heightened version of Arturo as he goes about daily life as a Latin millennial.
  • Cast: Arturo Castro
  • Team: W/EP Arturo Castro; SR/EP Jay Martel; EP David Martin, Jon Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner, Sam Saifer, Ari Pearce, Jose Acevedo; D/EP Nick Jasenovec
  • Studio: Avalon Television
  • Premieres: June 18, 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 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