EXCLUSIVE: NBC has put in development The Swamp, a single-camera musical comedy from writer-director Tom Brady, Werner Entertainment and Warner Bros. TV. Set in musically rich New Orleans, The Swamp follows the misadventures of a scramble-style college marching band and its unlikeliest of mentors. Named after the name of the off-campus house where the band members reside, the show is described as a contemporary character comedy with social commentary and musical performances. Brady executive produces with Werner’s Tom Werner and Mike Clements.
The Swamp reunites Brady with Werner Entertainment after Brady executive produced the company’s MTV animated series Good Vibes. His other series credits include The Simpsons, Sports Night and Men Behaving Badly. This is Warner Bros.-based Werner Entertainment’s second sale this season. The company also has a comedy produced by Chelsea Handler and starring comedian Heather McDonald at Fox.