Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Development News - CBS Orders Pilot for Comedy Starring Damon Wayans and Damon Wayans Jr.; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - February 8, 2023

CBS' Untitled Wayans Project and NBC's St. Denis Medical.

  • ST. DENIS MEDICAL (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by Justin Spitzer and Eric Ledgin (Superstore, American Auto). Executive produced by Spitzer, Ledgin and Simon Heuer. Produced by Universal Television and Spitzer Holding Company. Logline: In an underfunded, understaffed Oregon hospital, the dedicated doctors and nurses try their best to treat patients while maintaining their own sanity.
  • UNTITLED WAYANS PROJECT (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Starring father-and-son comedians Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids, Lethal Weapon) and Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings, New Girl). Written by the elder Wayans and Kevin Hench (Last Man Standing, Mr. Iglesias). Executive produced by Wayans, Wayans Jr. and Hench. Produced by CBS Studios and Two Shakes Entertainment. Logline: A legendary talk radio host and happily divorced "Poppa" (Wayans) has his point of view challenged at work when a new female co-host is hired, and at home where he finds himself still parenting his adult son (Wayans Jr.), a brilliant dreamer who is trying to pursue his passion while being a responsible father and husband.