Friday, February 1, 2019

Development News - NBC Orders Pilot for Comedy 'Village Gazelle' Created by and Starring Amber Ruffin; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - February 1, 2019

The CW's Glamorous and NBC's Village Gazette.

  • VILLAGE GAZETTE (Comedy, Single Camera) - Starring Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers). Written by Ruffin and Shelly Gossman. Executive produced by Ruffin, Gossman, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Mike Shoemaker and Andrew Singer. Produced by Universal Television, Sethmaker Shoemakers Productions and Broadway Video. Logline: Amber (Ruffin) is the editor of the Benson Village Gazette. She loves fluff pieces that demonstrate the idyllic nature of life in her hometown. When the newspaper owners hire a reporter who's looking to uncover a juicy story in Benson, he threatens to unravel the happy denial Amber has been living in.
  • GLAMOROUS (Drama) - Written by Jordon Nardino (Star Trek: Discovery). Executive produced by Nardino and Damon Wayans Jr. Co-executive produced by Kameron Tarlow. Produced by CBS Television Studios and Two Shakes Entertainment. Logline: A gender non-conforming recent high school graduate lands the gig of a lifetime interning at a cosmetics company whose products he panned on YouTube.