Amy Poehler Producing Church Comedy For NBC

As Parks And Recreation is gearing up for its upcoming seventh and final season, the series’ star and executive producer Amy Poehler has teamed with the series’ co-executive producer Aisha Muharrar for another single-camera workplace comedy at NBC. The project, now in development, hails from Universal TV, where Poehler has an overall deal, and 3 Arts Entertainment. Written by Muharrar, the untitled comedy centers on a young, agnostic woman who inherits a church and the crew of strong-willed characters who make up her new community. Poehler, Muharrar and 3Arts’ Dave Becky are executive producing.

UTA-repped Muharrar started on NBC/Uni TV’s Parks And Recreation as a staff writer in Season 2, rising to co-executive producer. Last season, she sold another comedy to NBC executive produced by The Office alum Ed Helms. Poehler, repped by WME and 3 Arts,executive produced NBC’s comedy pilot Old Soul starring Natasha Lyonne this past season.


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