Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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

AWKWAFINA
  • 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, Chrissie Fit (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Awkwafina, Karey Dornetto, Teresa Hsiao; EP Itay Reiss, Peter Principato; D/EP Lucia Aniello
  • 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: Set in and around the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago, two friends have just graduated from community college. So now, they're ready to take over the world! But until they do they're stuck at Rent-T-Own, a retail-rental crossroads where the South Side's vast ensemble of characters come together. Despite the obstacles of inner-city life, these friends and their co-workers all strive to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.
  • Cast: Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle, Sultan Salahuddin, Chandra Russell
  • Team: W/EP Bashir Salahuddin, Sultan Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle; D/EP Michael Blieden
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: July 24, 2019

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in the world of the after dark, independent news video hunters of Los Angeles. While these "independent filmmakers" are considered just a notch below the paparazzi on the food chain, they have even less shame and nothing will stop them in their quest to hawk shocking footage to news outlets. There's not a car crash, police chase, celebrity DUI, convenience store smash and grab, baby bear in a swimming pool, or taco truck fire they won't race to. Every night out on the streets, there are winners and losers. But, mostly losers. And this is their story.
  • Cast: Rob Huebel, Cathy Shim
  • Team: W/EP Robert Ben Garant, Cathy Shim, Kevin Healey; EP Rob Huebel, Ben Silverman, Howard Owens
  • Studio: Propagate
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