Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
2014 Comedy Central Pilots
ANOTHER PERIOD (single-camera) PICKED UP TO SERIES
TEAM: Natasha Leggero (ep), Jeremy Konner (d, ep), Riki Lindhome (ep)
LOGLINE: Follows the misadventures of Newport’s first family, the Bellacourts, who have nothing to offer the world but have so much money that it doesn’t matter. It revolves around the oldest Bellacourt sisters, Lillian and Beatrice, who care only about how they look, what parties they are invited to and becoming famous — which is a lot harder in 1902.
CAST: Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome
BIG TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, FL PICKED UP TO SERIES; 10 EPISODE ORDER
TEAM: Alex Anfanger (w, ep), Dan Schimpf (w, ep), Ben Stiller (ep), Debbie Liebling(ep), Stuart Cornfeld (ep), Mike Rosenstein (ep), Lee Kernis (ep), Brian Stern (ep)
LOGLINE: Two delusional brothers and self-proclaimed filmmakers are kicked out of their parents’ house and forced to fend for themselves for the first time in their lives, leading them on an epic journey in pursuit of their American dream.
CAST: Alex Anfanger, Lenny Jacobson, Kathy Baker, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jon Bass
CRAZY HOUSE (single-camera)
TEAM: Nick Turner (w, co-ep), Lee Rubenstein (w, co-ep)
LOGLINE: Revolves around two friends who, after accidentally sending their boss into a coma via an office prank, successfully plead insanity and are sentenced to an asylum.
CAST: Nick Turner, Whitmer Thomas
THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW PASSED ON
TEAM: Chris Gethard (ep), Zach Galifianakis (ep), Will Ferrell (ep), Owen Burke (ep), Adam McKay (ep), Mike Farah (ep), Brian Stern (ep)
LOGLINE: A live, interactive call-in show with roots at the UCB Theater NY, which blends talk, variety and game elements.
CAST: Chris Gethard
LEGENDS (animated) STUDIO:
TEAM: Brad Ableson (ep), Michael Starburry (w, ep), Scott Greenberg (ep), Mike Clements (ep), Mark McJimsey (ep), Joel Kuwahara (ep)
LOGLINE: A trio of high school basketball players are legends in their own minds – but really, nowhere else. Freshmen benchwarmers and friends Jamal, Grover and Milk try and mostly fail to make an impression at Bluford High, whether it’s on the court or with the ladies.
CAST: Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson
MOONBEAM CITY (animated) STRAIGHT TO SERIES; 10-EPISODE ORDER STUDIO:
TEAM: Scott Gairdner (ep), Will Gluck (ep), Richard Schwartz (ep), Rob Lowe (p)
LOGLINE: The absurdist take on the gritty, sex-drenched crime dramas from the 1980s, it follows undercover detective Dazzle Novak, a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. His tyrannical chief, Pizzaz Miller, won’t get off his back, and hotshot rookie Rad Cunningham is dying to see him fail. With the world against him, Dazzle is thrust into a living nightmare: having to do actual police work.
VOICE CAST: Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte, Kate Mara
UNTITLED AMY SCHUMER PROJECT STUDIO:
TEAM: Amy Schumer (ep), Rachel Feinstein (ep), Kim Caramele (ep), Nick McKinney (ep), Meghan O’Hara.
LOGLINE: Field-driven sketch show focuses that uses social experiments and character-based comedy to explore and skewer gender, class and stereotypical issues.
CAST: Rachel Feinstein