Previously, Fener and Bycel worked on “Happy Endings,” with Fener as co-exec producer and Bycel as exec producer. Both also worked on “American Dad.” Bycel worked on “Psych” and was showrunner on “Scrubs.”
Most recently, the pair served as exec producers on NBC pilot “Old Soul.”
“Telenovela,” starring Eva Longoria, was given a straight-to-series 13-episode order for the network’s 2015-16 comedy slate.
Both are repped by UTA and Jared Levine at Morris Yorn Barnes & Levine.