Wednesday, November 3, 2021

TBS Orders 10 Episodes of Comedy 'Kill the Orange-Faced Bear' Starring Damon Wayans Jr.

TBS has today given a series order to the original comedy series Kill the Orange-Faced Bear starring Damon Wayans Jr. (New Girl, Happy Endings). The first season will produce 10 episodes.

The comedy centers on one man's (Wayans Jr.) revenge journey after a bear eats his girlfriend.

In addition to Wayans Jr., the comedy stars Jessy Hodges, Alex Karpovsky and Nate Torrence in live-action as well as the voices of Sarah Silverman, Nicole Byer and Sam Richardson.

Chris Romano wrote the pilot, which was directed by Jake Szymanski. They executive produce with Karpovsky, Trevor Engelson and Steven Fisher.

The cable channel has not yet made a decision on its other comedy pilot - Space starring Jake Lacy and Krysta Rodriguez - which was ordered in January alongside Kill the Orange-Faced Bear.