You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Micucci, Lindhome ink pact with HBO

Laffer to be based on Garfunkel and Oates act

Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have inked a development pact with HBO for a laffer based on the duo’s Garfunkel and Oates’ musical comedy act.

Micucci and Lindhome are writing the pilot with thesp-helmer Richie Keen (“Important Things With Demetri Martin”). There are also plans to develop a Web component, should the series be greenlit.

Micucci, Lindhome, Keen and Jonathan Stern of Principato-Young will exec produce.

Micucci and Lindhome have gained a following over the past few years through the extensive touring of their musical comedy act, which features folksy irreverent tunes and sketches. The duo was featured on Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch list last year.

Micucci already has ties to HBO through her recurring role on laffer “Bored to Death.” Lindhome will have a role on HBO’s upcoming Laura Dern starrer “Enlightened.”Lindhome also had a role in “Million Dollar Baby” and has logged guest shots on “The Big Bang Theory” and “Pushing Daisies,” among other shows. Micucci has been seen on “Scrubs” and “Rules of Engagement,” among others. Both are repped by Gersh.

More TV

  • 'Game of Thrones' Producer Doelger to

    'Game of Thrones' Producer Frank Doelger to Beta Film-ZDF Joint Venture

    Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have inked a development pact with HBO for a laffer based on the duo’s Garfunkel and Oates’ musical comedy act. Micucci and Lindhome are writing the pilot with thesp-helmer Richie Keen (“Important Things With Demetri Martin”). There are also plans to develop a Web component, should the series be […]

  • Berlinale Drama Series Days: Female-Driven TV

    Berlinale Drama Series Days 2018: Female-Driven TV Series Lead Festival

    Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have inked a development pact with HBO for a laffer based on the duo’s Garfunkel and Oates’ musical comedy act. Micucci and Lindhome are writing the pilot with thesp-helmer Richie Keen (“Important Things With Demetri Martin”). There are also plans to develop a Web component, should the series be […]

  • counterpart Starz

    Berlinale Drama Series Days Sees American TV Playing to the World

    Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have inked a development pact with HBO for a laffer based on the duo’s Garfunkel and Oates’ musical comedy act. Micucci and Lindhome are writing the pilot with thesp-helmer Richie Keen (“Important Things With Demetri Martin”). There are also plans to develop a Web component, should the series be […]

  • Fergie

    Fergie Sexes Up National Anthem at NBA All-Star Game and America Isn't Having It

    Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have inked a development pact with HBO for a laffer based on the duo’s Garfunkel and Oates’ musical comedy act. Micucci and Lindhome are writing the pilot with thesp-helmer Richie Keen (“Important Things With Demetri Martin”). There are also plans to develop a Web component, should the series be […]

  • The 2018 Olympics: A Reprieve from

    The PyeongChang Olympic Games: A Reprieve from the Weight of the World (Column)

    Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have inked a development pact with HBO for a laffer based on the duo’s Garfunkel and Oates’ musical comedy act. Micucci and Lindhome are writing the pilot with thesp-helmer Richie Keen (“Important Things With Demetri Martin”). There are also plans to develop a Web component, should the series be […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content