NBC Developing New Orleans Series With a Musical Side

Bourbon street remains vitrually empty ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. Photo: NBC

NBC is now developing a New Orleans–set comedy called The Swamp. The single-camera series will detail “the misadventures of a scramble-style college marching band and its unlikeliest of mentors,” Deadline writes, also throwing down the terms “social commentary” and “musical performances.” Nicely timed against the announcement of Treme’s impending finish, no?

NBC Making New Orleans Show With a Musical Side