EXCLUSIVE: Amazon develops a single-camera comedy that takes place behind the scenes of a struggling national sports broadcast.
CBS Studios and Amazon Studios are producing.
The project centers on the show as they decide to shake things up by pairing an unknown, passionate female sports fan with an irrelevant former professional basketball “nice guy” and what turns out to be their very complicated story.
Heller is a writer/producer on HBO barry and has also worked on shows such as Research group and People of the Earth. She is under global contract with CBS Studios.
Gailey is a writer, actor and comedian, who has starred on Conanhad a half-hour special on Comedy Central and made an appearance on The show tonight. She has written on shows such as HBO Break with Sam Jay and co-hosts The Lifetime Network’s podcast I love a movie for life.
Two Shakes is behind series such as Kim Cattrall and Miss Benny’s Glamour for Netflix. The company recently renewed its first-look deal with CBS Studios through May 2024. Its goal is to take characters who are traditionally 4th, 5th, and 6th on a call sheet and make them 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.rd.
Heller and Gailey will write and produce with Wayans Jr. and Tarlow also executive producing.
Heller and Gailey are replaced by Mosaic, WME and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Two Shakes is replaced by WME, Ziffren Brittenham and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole LLP.