Writer Bruce Eric Kaplan is further expanding his relationship with HBO with a new half-hour comedy project, Sing With Me. Written and executive produced by Kaplan, the musical comedy, now in development, revolves around three generations of women living in Los Angeles. At HBO, Kaplan most recently wrote and executive produced the half-hour comedy pilot People In New Jersey. Before that Kaplan, who is also a well-known cartoonist, served as a co-executive producer on HBO’s comedy Girls and worked on drama Six Feet Under.
Musical comedies are hot at the moment. ABC has fantasy musical comedy series Galavant coming up while Fox just bought a musical family comedy from Peter Knight and Jason Winer.