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Kathryn Hahn to Star in ‘Mrs. Fletcher’ HBO Comedy Pilot

Kathryn Hahn might have a new starring TV role. Deadline reports that HBO has given a pilot order to a comedy starring Hahn called Mrs. Fletcher, which is based on Tom Perrotta’s bestselling 2017 novel of the same name. Like the book, the pilot [...]

By Megh Wright

Julie Klausner Joins the Cast of NBC Pilot ‘So Close’

Rejoice, Difficult People fans, because Julie Klausner might be returning to TV soon. Deadline reports that Klausner has signed on to star alongside Sasheer Zamata and Sean Kleier in the comedy pilot So Close, which was ordered by the network [...]

By Megh Wright

Sinbad to Play Lil Rel Howery’s Dad in Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Rel’

Back in January, Fox added a half-hour comedy pilot starring Lil Rel Howery called Rel, and now the project has added another star to the cast. According to Deadline, Sinbad will star alongside Howery in the Jerrod Carmichael-produced multi-cam [...]

By Megh Wright

Freeform Orders ‘Girls Code’ Comedy Pilot Directed by Paul Feig

Paul Feig is directing a comedy pilot in the works at Freeform. The network announced today that it’s given a pilot order to Girls Code, which was put into development back in October. New Girl’s Kim Rosenstock serves as writer on the half-hour [...]

By Megh Wright

NBC Orders ‘Bright Futures’ Comedy Pilot from Kenya Barris

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris now has two comedy pilots in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC has ordered a single-cam pilot executive produced by Barris called Bright Futures, which he originally had in development at ABC [...]

By Megh Wright

TBS Orders ‘Twenties’ Comedy Pilot from Lena Waithe

Master of None writer and The Chi creator Lena Waithe has a comedy project in the works at TBS. Deadline reports that the network has given a pilot order to a single-cam comedy by Waithe called Twenties. The show centers on “the adventures of a [...]

By Megh Wright

NBC Orders an Amy Poehler-Produced Pilot from Aseem Batra

Amy Poehler is producing a single-cam pilot in the works at NBC. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to an untitled comedy written by Batra (Scrubs, The Cleveland Show, Marlon) and produced by Poehler and Julie Anne [...]

By Megh Wright

ABC Orders ‘Single Parents’ and ‘Steps’ Comedy Pilots

Two new comedy pilots are in the works at ABC. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to single-cam comedies called Single Parents and Steps. From New Girl’s Liz Meriwether and J.J. Philbin, Single Parents centers on a group [...]

By Megh Wright

Fox Orders Steve Dildarian Comedy Pilot ‘Dan the Weatherman’

Fox just added another comedy pilot -- this time about how tough it is, apparently, to be a white guy in the world today. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a single-cam pilot written and executive produced by The Life [...]

By Megh Wright

Fox Orders ‘Daddy Issues’ Comedy Pilot Produced by Liz Meriwether

New Girl’s Liz Meriwether has a new pilot in the works at Fox. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a comedy produced by Meriwether titled Daddy Issues with Erin Foster (Barely Famous) set to write and star. Based on [...]

By Megh Wright

Fox Orders ‘Rel’ and ‘Our People’ Comedy Pilots

Fox has two new comedy pilots in the works. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to a single-cam comedy titled Our People as well as a multi-cam comedy starring Lil Rel Howery called Rel. From Lee Daniels and Vali [...]

By Megh Wright