Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
2019 Comedy Central Pilots & Series Orders
AWKWAFINA Picked up to series; 10 episodes STUDIO: Artists First TEAM: Awkwafina (w, ep), Karey Dornetto (w, ep), Teresa Hsiao (w, co-ep), Lucia Aniello (d, ep), Peter Principato (ep), Itay Reiss (ep) LOGLINE: Awkwafina is a twentysomething writer, actor and rapper living in Queens who strives for a larger-than-life existence while living with her father and grandmother. CAST: Awkwafina, BD Wong, Lori Tan Chinn, Chrissie Fit, Jennifer Esposito (recurring)
CHASERS Ordered straight to series; 20 episodes STUDIO: TEAM: Robert Ben Garant (w, ep), Cathy Shim (w, ep), Kevin Healey (w, ep), Ben Silverman (ep), Howard Owens (ep) LOGLINE: Set in the world of the after-dark, independent news video hunters of Los Angeles. While these “independent filmmakers” are considered just a notch below the paparazzi on the food chain, they have even less shame, and nothing will stop them in their quest to hawk shocking footage to news outlets. CAST: Rob Huebel, Cathy Shim
CRANK YANKERS Ordered straight to series; 20 episodes STUDIO: Kimmelot TEAM: Jimmy Kimmel (ep), Adam Carolla (ep), Daniel Kellison (ep), Jonathan Kimmel (ep, sr) LOGLINE: Profane puppets will be pranking on phones, social media, e-sport platforms and any venue where trouble can be made. Revival of 2002-07 series. CAST: TBA
JEFFERSON COUNTY: PROBATION STUDIO: Mainstay Entertainment TEAM: Roy Wood Jr. (w, ep), Aaron McGruder (w, ep), Trevor Noah (ep), Norman Aladjem (ep), Derek Van Pelt (ep), Millicent Shelton (d) LOGLINE: A probation officer i willing to bend the rules to help the clients he monitors, much to the chagrin of his partner and everyone else in his life. Based on Roy Wood Jr.’s early life. CAST: Roy Wood Jr.