NBC Orders Clip Show From Producers Stephen McPherson & Bruce Gersh

By | Monday April 7, 2014 @ 4:08pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

nbc4EXCLUSIVE: NBC is looking to launch a family-friendly variety clip show franchise in the tradition of ABC’s stalwart America’s Funniest Home Videos. The network has given a six-episode order to an hourlong show from producers Stephen McPherson and … Read More »

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Fox Gives Cast-Contingent Pilot Order To Comedy From Ricky Blitt, Johnny Galecki & Stephen McPherson

Nellie Andreeva

Fox has given an early pilot order to a half-hour from writer Ricky Blitt, The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki and producer Stephen McPherson. Here’s Your Damn Family, a multi-camera comedy produced by … Read More »

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Fox Buys Comedy From Ricky Blitt, Johnny Galecki & Stephen McPherson With Penalty

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Comedy writer Ricky Blitt has teamed with The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki and producer Stephen McPherson for Here’s Your Damn Family, a multi-camera comedy produced by Warner Bros TV, the studio behind Big Bang. The project has sold to Fox, where McPherson has a first-look deal, with penalty. It marks Galecki’s first sale as a producer. Here’s Your Damn Family centers on a stunted, set-in-his-ways thirtysomething man living with his mom who finds his perfectly organized world upended when his mother/roommate gets married, and her new husband plus his three teenage children move in.

Blitt created the project on spec and then further developed it with Galecki. The two have been friends for more than a decade, since working together on another Blitt-written Fox comedy project, 2002 pilot Becoming Glen. Galecki played the title character in the project, who draws some parallels to the lead in Here’s Your Damn Family — a thirtysomething guy living with his parents. (Fox later remade Becoming Glen as the 2007 series The Winner starring Rob Corddry.) Because of his relationship with Warner Bros through Big Bang, Galecki took Here’s Your Damn Family to the studio. McPherson then joined up with them, and the project was taken to Fox. (The comedy falls outside of his first-look deal at Lionsgate TV.) Read More »

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