Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Netflix Orders 16 Episodes of Comedy 'God's Favorite Idiot' Starring Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone

Netflix has today given a series order to the original comedy series God's Favorite Idiot starring Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone. The first season will produce 16 episodes.

The comedy follows Clark Thompson (Falcone), a midlevel tech-support employee who finds love with co-worker Amily Luck (McCarthy) at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of God. Also, there's rollerskating, a lake of fire and an impending apocalypse.

Falcone created the comedy. He will executive produce with McCarthy and director Michael McDonald. On the Day Productions will produce.