Veteran comedy showrunner Ric Swartzlander has signed with Paradigm. He was at ICM Partners. Swartzlander most recently served as executive producer/showrunner on TBS comedy Cougar Town and TV Land‘s The Soul Man. His other showrunner credits include ABC’s Rodney, which he also created, and CBS’ Gary Unmarried. Swartzlander also created and executive produced NBC’s Daddio and worked on ABC’s 8 Simple Rules… For Dating My Teenage Daughter, Samantha Who?, Ellen, and Grace Under Fire.