Fox has put in development dramedy The Bad Decisions Playlist based on the book by Michael Rubens (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), from former Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce co-showrunner Adam Milch, director Craig Brewer (Empire, Hustle & Flow), Temple Hill and 20th Century Fox TV.
Written by Milch with Brewer attached to dirtect, The Bad Decisions Playlist series focuses on 16-year-old Austin, who’s always messing up and then joking his way out of tough spots. The sudden appearance of his allegedly dead father, who happens to be the very-much-alive rock star Shane Tyler, spins his entire world out of orbit. Austin, a talented musician himself, is sucked into his newfound father’s alluring world while he discovers more about himself, his friendships and what it means to have this new modern version of a family.
Milch executive produces with Brewer and Temple Hill’s Wyck Godrey and Marty Bowen. Temple Hill’s head of TV Albert Page is co-executive producing. 20th Century Fox TV, where Temple Hill is based, is the studio.
Milch, who created and executive produced the ABC Family drama Twisted, is currently an executive producer on E!’s The Arrangement. He previously worked on UnReal.
Milch is repped by Rothman Brecher Ehrich Livingston, Echo Lake Management and attorney Isaac Dunham. Temple Hill is repped by UTA. Brewer is repped by WME.