The Undateable duo of creator/executive producer Adam Sztykiel and executive producer Bill Lawrence have joined forces on another multi-camera comedy for NBC, Vlad, starring young stand-up comedian Vladimir Caamaño. The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Lawrence’s studio-based Doozer, has received a put pilot commitment.
Written by Sztykiel and Caamaño, Vlad is a family comedy inspired by Caamaño’s real-life family dynamic living with his Dominican father and older brother in the Bronx. Caamaño’s family and upbringing are often featured in his stand-up. Here is Caamaño, talking about his father:
Sztykiel executive produces Vlad with Doozer’s Lawrence and Jeff Ingold; Caamaño co-executive produces. The project is a possible companion for NBC’s multi-camera family comedy The Carmichael Show, co-created by and starring another young comedian, Jerrod Carmichael.
New York-based Caamaño already had been on NBC’s radar as a 2013 finalist in the NBC Standup showcase. In addition to the NBC comedy series Undateable, which airs live, Doozer has upcoming CBS action dramedy Rush Hour. The company is repped by ICM Partners. Caamaño is repped by Innovative Artists, CH Entertainment and Jackoway Tyerman.