Sunday, July 5, 2015

Fox orders comedy pilot from Tina Fey

Fresh off the final goodbye from Liz Lemon and the rest of the dysfunctional 30 Rock family, Tina Fey is set to occupy multiple networks this fall now that Fox has ordered a pilot from Fey, Matt Hubbard and Robert Carlock. The trio are at work on a show that will focus on the first class of male students to attend an all-female college.

Fox orders comedy pilot from Tina Fey

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Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Baby Mama): Born and raised in Upper Darby, Tina Fey is best known for her comedic acting and writing for television shows like Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. She also wrote an adapted screenplay for 2004´s Mean Girls and has won both Emmys and Golden Globes for her writing and acting. (Wikimedia Commons)
Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Baby Mama): Born and raised in Upper Darby, Tina Fey is best known for her comedic acting and writing for television shows like Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. She also wrote an adapted screenplay for 2004's Mean Girls and has won both Emmys and Golden Globes for her writing and acting. (Wikimedia Commons)

Fresh off the final goodbye from Liz Lemon and the rest of the dysfunctional 30 Rock family, Tina Fey is set to occupy multiple networks this fall now that Fox has ordered a pilot from Fey, Matt Hubbard and Robert Carlock. The trio are at work on a show that will focus on the first class of male students to attend an all-female college.

What's up, Immaculata? (The local university went co-ed back in '05.)

Now the project has received a formal pilot green light, with Pam Fryman set to direct and executive produce. It is one of two high-profile comedy pilots for next fall Fryman is already slated to direct and exec produce, along with the How I Met Your Motherproposed spinoff, How I Met Your Dad. Fryman directed the pilot for the mothership CBS series and has served as director and executive producer for its entire nine-season run.

You might recall that NBC already picked up a new series from Carlock and Fey, a straight-to-series order for a doomsday comedy starring The Office's Ellie Kemper. [Deadline]

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