Starz Picks Up Basketball Comedy From LeBron James & Mike O’Malley To Series

By | Wednesday February 5, 2014 @ 11:15am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Lebron James Starz Basketball ComedyStarz has given an official series pickup to Survivor’s Remorse, a half-hour scripted comedy series executive produced by NBA star LeBron James, Mike O’Malley, Tom Werner, James’ manager Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter. I hear the order is for 6 episodes. The project, written by O’Malley, had been on fast-track development and considered a front-runner for the Q4 slot that became open in December when Starz pulled out of itsstarz commitment to Sky Atlantic’s upcoming drama series Fortitude. Survivor’s Remorse, which had assembled a small writers room and had started preliminary casting for the two leads in anticipation of a series pickup, will debut next fall. Its green light comes on the heels of Starz ordering ballet drama Flesh And Bone for 2015. Read More »

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Starz Developing Half-Hour Comedy With Tom Werner, Mike O’Malley, LeBron James

By | Tuesday September 3, 2013 @ 7:35am PDT

Starz is developing a half-hour scripted series Survivor’s Remorse with NBA all-star LeBron James, comedy exec producers Tom Werner, Mike O’Malley, Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter. The series explores what happens to Cam Calloway … Read More »

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Mike O’Malley To Star In NBC Comedy Pilot ‘Welcome To The Family’

By | Thursday February 14, 2013 @ 2:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Mike O’Malley (Glee) is set as a lead in Welcome To The Family, NBC‘s single-camera comedy written and executive produced by Rules Of Engagement executive producer Mike Sikowitz. It chronicles how cultures collide when … Read More »

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Mike O’Malley To Co-Star In His Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Prodigy Bully’

By | Thursday February 9, 2012 @ 3:40pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Mike O’Malley, writer/co-executive producer of Fox’s half-hour comedy pilot Prodigy Bully, is taking on another role on the project, this time in front of the camera. The actor, who originally was attached only as a writer-producer, has closed a … Read More »

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Fox Greenlights Mike O’Malley/John Wells Comedy Pilot ‘Prodigy Bully’

By | Thursday January 26, 2012 @ 2:40pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Fox has given a pilot order to Prodigy Bully, a half-hour comedy written by Glee co-star Mike O’Malley and executive produced by John Wells. Based on the Prodigy Bully one-minute … Read More »

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Fox Buys ‘Prodigy Bully’ Comedy From Mike O’Malley And John Wells

By | Monday October 17, 2011 @ 1:44pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Fox is teaming with Glee co-star Mike O’Malley for another school comedy. The network has bought Prodigy Bully, a half-hour comedy written by O’Malley and executive produced by John Wells. Based on the Prodigy Bully one-minute movies by Hank Perlman, the comedy centers on a young boy genius who uses his brains and brawn to get whatever he wants. John Wells Prods and Warner Bros TV are producing, with Wells, Paris Barclay and JWP’s Andrew Stearn executive producing and O’Malley co-executive producing. JWP and WBTV first took a stab at developing a single-camera comedy based on the Prodigy Bully shorts during the 2005-2006 season. Read More »

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Mike O’Malley Added To ‘R.I.P.D.’ Cast

By | Thursday August 25, 2011 @ 10:52am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Mike O’Malley, who is a series regular on Glee and a writer on Showtime’s Shameless, has just been cast in Universal’s supernatural comedy R.I.P.D., which stars Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds in a movie based on the Peter Lenkov … Read More »

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Weinstein Company Acquires Miley Cyrus Pic ‘So Undercover’ For October Release

Mike Fleming

The Weinstein Company has acquired US distribution rights to So Undercover, the Tom Vaughan-directed action comedy that stars Miley Cyrus, Jeremy Piven, Mike O’Malley and Kelly Osbourne. An October release is planned.

Deal was made with Exclusive Media Group, which is … Read More »

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Mike O’Malley To Star In Fox’s ‘Family Album’ Pilot Directed By Shawn Levy

Nellie Andreeva

Mike O’Malley, who is recurring on Fox/20th TV’s Glee, is adding a potential regular series gig to his plate, also for Fox and 20th TV. O’Malley is set to play the lead in the single-camera comedy pilot … Read More »

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