FX Orders Comedy Pilot ‘Pariah’ Starring Bill Burr

FX has given a pilot order to comedy “Pariah” that hails from the “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” camp.

Comedian Bill Burr (pictured) plays a volatile TV personality who is drummed out of showbiz and struggles to make it in the real world. Series was created by “It’s Always Sunny” scribes John Chernin and Dave Chernin and is produced by the RCG Prods. banner headed by “Sunny” co-creators Rob McIlhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton.

McIlhenney is set to direct the pilot, penned by brothers John and Dave Chernin. The two have been writers on “Sunny” for six seasons, and serve as supervising producers on the FXX comedy’s upcoming 10th season.

“We believe that Bill, Rob, Glenn, and Charlie are four of the funniest people in comedy today. To work alongside them is a dream come true,” the Chernins said.

Burr, the Chernins and the RCG partners are exec producing, along with 3 Arts’ Dave Becky, Michael Rotenberg and Nick Frenkel.

Burr, repped by APA and 3 Arts, is known for his recurring role on “Breaking Bad” as well as for being a regular on the comedy tour and podcast circuit.

 

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