NBC Buys Comedy Script from ‘The Millers’ Scribe, Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco

Sebastian-Maniscalco-

NBC has bought a comedy script penned by “The Millers” scribe Austen Earl based loosely on the life of comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, Variety has learned.

The project, which is exec produced by Earl and “Millers” creator Greg Garcia, follows a newly married man who attempts to stay true to his blue-collar roots while adjusting to a world full of people he finds increasingly offensive. It’s produced by CBS Television Studios and Garcia’s Amigos De Garcia Productions shingle. Co-EPs are Maniscalco (pictured), Judy Brown-Marmel, Norman Aladjem and Alix Jaffe. It’s still unclear as to whether Maniscalco will star in the project.

Maniscalco, whose Showtime special “Aren’t You Embarrassed” airs November 14, is represented by UTA, LEG and attorney Gregg Gellman. Earl, whose credits also include NBC’s “Up All Night,” is repped by CAA. Garcia is also repped by CAA.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 1

Leave a Reply

1 Comment

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Lanie says:

    finally!! my favorite comedian! Sebastian’s voice is what helps me get through the day- his funny wit is so relatable enjoyable and the country will for sure join his “Aren’t You Embarrassed?” and “What’s WrongWith people? movements once they get to know him on this show!

More TV News from Variety

Loading