NBC is hoping that Rob Lowe can serve up more laughs on its air even after leaving Parks and Recreation.
The network has ordered a pilot for the single-camera comedy The Pro, which is set at a country club and stars Lowe as an ex-tennis doubles champion who reunites with his former partner after a public feud that resulted in both of them bottoming out. Lowe also will serve as… Continue reading NBC orders Rob Lowe comedy pilot
Fox has given the official greenlight to a still untitled multi-camera comedy from Tina Fey and fellow 30 Rock alums Matt Hubbard and Robert Carlock.
Longtime How I Met Your Mother director, Pam Fryman, is set to direct the pilot, which is about a women’s college that begins accepting men, according to Deadline.
This is the same project that back in August received a series commitment from the network.… Continue reading Tina Fey comedy gets pilot order from Fox
“Suburgatory” creator Emily Kapnek has landed a new comedy pilot at ABC, this one centering on a character who’s more Dalia than Tessa.
Kapnek’s new project is called “Selfie,” and it’s a take on “My Fair Lady,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. It focuses on a self-centered young woman who becomes Internet-infamous and asks a marketing expert at her company to help fix
It’s a teen dream match-up.
Fox has purchased a one-hour pilot for the teen drama Prodigy, a collaboration between Juno scribe Diablo Cody and O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. Fake Empire Productions, which Schwartz founded in 2010 with his Gossip Girl co-creator Stephanie Savage, is leading the development of the show.
Prodigy focuses on a 16-year-old home schooled genius who decides to take a shot at the high school experience before heading to college… Continue reading Fox picks up Diablo Cody, Josh Schwartz teen drama pilot