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)


  • 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: 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