Comedy writers Andy Bobrow, co-exec producer on NBC’s Community, and Kristin Holloway have sold a pitch to ABC through Sony Pictures TV and Will Gluck’s studio-based Olive Bridge banner. The single-camera Permanent Vacation is about a group of middle-of-the-road misfits in a mediocre bar on an average resort in the middle of a lake in the middle of America. Bobrow, who has an overall deal with Sony TV, executive produces alongside Olive Bridge’s Gluck and Richie Schwartz. Holloway co-exec produces. Bobrow is repped by UTA and Hansen Jacobson; Gluck is with UTA and Sloane Offer.
Michael Saltzman, who spent the past two seasons on AMC’s Mad Men, is returning to his comedy roots with a half-hour sale at Fox through CBS TV Studios and Jeffrey Kramer’s Juniper Place Prods. Kramer and Saltzman will exec produce the project, about a successful executive who returns home to find that the family that took him in as a disadvantaged youth now needs his help. Saltzman, repped by ICM Partners and New Wave, previously served as EP on Murphy Brown and The Naked Truth.
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.