Exclu: NBC buys comedy script ‘Black & Right’

NBC has bought a comedy script from writer Jenifer Rice-Genzuk.

Titled “Black & Right,” plot is based on Rice-Genzuk’s life and centers around a young, hip liberal African-American couple who lose everything and are forced to move in with their die-hard Republican pundit mother and her white conservative husband.

Rice-Genzuk, repped by APA and New Wave Entertainment, is a writer on “The Game,” which recently had a boffo premiere on BET. She will exec produce “Black & Right” with Brian Volk-Weiss and Michael Pelmont.

Other New Wave projects in development include Matt Lawton’s “Buddy System” with CBS, Dan Levy’s “Several Children” at NBC and the CBS multicam laffer “Murses” from Jake Lentz and David Weinstein.

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