Dating Comedy From Jason Winer, ‘HIMYM’ Duo Lands At CBS With Pilot Production Commitment

By | Friday September 28, 2012 @ 4:52pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In a very competitive situation, a single-camera comedy from director-producer Jason Winer (1600 Penn) and writer-producers Tami Sagher and Kourtney Kang just went to CBS with a pilot production commitment. Titled Nerds In Love, the project, from 20th Century Fox TV where Winer is under an overall deal, is based on the unlikely real-life friendship of How I Met Your Mother writers Kang (former cheerleader) and Sagher (former mathlete). It explores the dating lives of the social haves and have-nots at a marketing firm. “It lies somewhere between 2 Broke Girls and The Big Bang Theory,” said Winer, who is executive producing and will direct the potential pilot. HIMYM exec producer Kang and co-exec producer Sagher will write the script and executive produce. Read More »

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Kourtney Kang Signs Overall Deal With 20th TV, Rises To EP On ‘How I Met Your Mother’

By | Tuesday August 2, 2011 @ 8:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Veteran How I Met Your Mother writer-producer Kourtney Kang has closed an overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the CBS comedy series. Under the two-year pact, she will be promoted to executive producer of the series, … Read More »

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ABC Picks Up Comedy From ‘HIMYM’ Duo

By | Monday September 13, 2010 @ 4:39pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Kourtney Kang and Joe Kelly, the How I Met Your Mother writer-producers who co-wrote CBS’ pilot Livin’ on a Prayer with HIMYM creators-executive producers Carter Bays and Craig Thomas last season, are back in pilot contention with a new comedy project at ABC. The project, about a couple’s exploration … Read More »

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