Hilary Winston Signs New Deal With Sony TV

By | Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 11:01am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

winstonComedy writer Hilary Winston has signed a new two-year, seven-figure overall deal at Sony Pictures TV. This is Winston’s fourth consecutive overall pact at Sony TV, bringing her tenure at the studio to eight years. Winston is the writer/executive … Read More »

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CBS Gives Pilot Orders To Hilary Winston’s ‘Bad Teacher’ & Bruno Heller’s ‘Advocates’

By | Wednesday January 23, 2013 @ 7:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

CBS has handed two more pilot orders to comedy Bad Teacher, from Hilary Winston, Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg; and drama The Advocates, from The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller.

Bad Teacher, a single-camera comedy series adaptation of the hit 2011 movie, was written by Winston (Happy Endings, Community) and produced by the film’s writers-producers Stupnitsky and Eisenberg. The TV adaptation, about a sexy, foul-mouthed divorcee who becomes a teacher to find her next husband, is being produced by Sony Pictures TV, where Winston is under a deal, Mosaic and Stupnitsky and Eisenberg’s Quantity Entertainment. Winston, Stupnitsky and Eisenberg executive produce, with Winston set to showrun. Bad Teacher‘s pickup increases single-camera comedies’ advantage at CBS to 5 pilots vs. 3 multi-camera ones as the network appears determined to launch multiple single-camera comedies next season. This marks the second pilot for Winston, repped by UTA and Mosaic, who also has comedy Girls On Film at NBC. It has been a great season for ABC Studios-based Eisenberg and Stupnitsky. The duo, repped by WME and Mosaic, has three broadcast pilots, Bad Teacher and Pulling and Trophy Wife at ABC. They also have new series Hello Ladies at HBO.
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Hilary Winston Signs New Deal With Sony TV

By | Monday April 23, 2012 @ 12:42pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Comedy writer Hilary Winston has signed a new two-year overall deal at Sony Pictures TV. This is Winston’s third consecutive overall pact at Sony TV where she has been based for the past four years, working as a co-executive … Read More »

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Freddie Prinze Jr. To Co-Star In NBC’s Hilary Winston Comedy Pilot

By | Tuesday March 13, 2012 @ 5:16pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Freddie Prinze Jr. has joined the cast of NBC’s untitled Hilary Winston comedy pilot. The single-camera project centers on Agnes (Sarah Wright), a shy, focused woman who, after being dumped by her fiance Noah (Prinze), leans on her co-workers at … Read More »

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Mena Suvari & Kyle Howard To Co-Star In Hilary Winston Comedy & Other TV Castings

By | Wednesday February 22, 2012 @ 6:22pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: American Beauty‘s Mena Suvari and My Boys alum Kyle Howard are set to co-star in NBC’s untitled Hilary Winston single-camera pilot, from Sony TV and Fanfare. It centers on … Read More »

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Adam Shankman To Direct NBC’s Hilary Winston Comedy Pilot

By | Tuesday February 7, 2012 @ 7:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Feature director Adam Shankman has been tapped to direct NBC’s untitled Hilary Winston single-camera pilot, from Sony TV and Jamie Tarses’ Fanfare. It centers on a shy, focused woman who, after being dumped by her fiance, leans on her co-workers … Read More »

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