ABOUT A BOY (single-camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Universal TV/True Jack Prods/Working Title/Tribeca Prods
TEAM: Jason Katims (w, ep), Michelle Lee (p), Jon Favreau (d)
LOGLINE: Follows the relationship between a bachelor man-child and the young boy who moves in next door with his kooky single mother.
CAST: David Walton, Minnie Driver, Anjelah N. Johnson, Benjamin Stockham, Al Madrigal
STUDIO: Universal TV/Gary Sanchez Prods
TEAM: Leslye Headland (w, ep), Will Ferrell (ep), Adam McKay (ep), Chris Henchy (ep), Jessica Elbaum (ep), Owen Burke (ep), Krysten Ritter (p)
LOGLINE: An idealistic “working girl” assistant is pulled between her colleague (“work husband”) and her real-life fiance while trying to manage a demanding (translation: crazy) boss. Based on a play by Headland.
CAST: Krysten Ritter, Alfred Molina, Zach Cregger, Peter Cambor, Vinette Robinson
STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV/Fedora Entertainment
TEAM: Andrew Leeds (w, ep), David Lampson (w, ep), Peter Tolan (ep), Michael Wimer (ep), Matt Tarses (ep), David Wain (d)
LOGLINE: Stories from Brenda Miller’s (Ellie Kemper) past and present are interwoven to give a unique portrait of how a chubby, awkward, but incredibly confident 13-year-old grew up to be a 31-year-old woman who still marches to the beat of her own drum.
CAST: Ellie Kemper, Stephnie Weir, Da’vine Joy Randolph
DONOR PARTY (single-camera)
STUDIO: Lionsgate/Media Talent Group/Universal Television
TEAM: Alex Schemmer (w, ep), Geyer Kosinski (ep), Todd Holland (d, ep), Karey Burke (ep)
LOGLINE: Ensemble is focused on an irresponsible man forced to grow up when he discovers he has children resulting from his days as a sperm donor. A new family unit develops when a … Read More »