Posts tagged as production company

Zooey Deschanel Launches Her Own TV Production Company

Zooey Deschanel and her Hello Giggles partner Sophia Rossi launched a new TV production company today. Deadline reports that the duo has signed a two-year first look deal to produce and develop new shows for 20th Century Fox TV, the studio that produces her hit sitcom New Girl. The duo recently sold a comedy to Fox as producers called Must Be Nice, which was created by New Girl writer/consulting producer J.J. Philbin. While Fox didn't order that show to pilot this season, it's just the first of many shows Deschanel and Rossi will be putting together for the studio. It's just a matter of coming up with a [...]

Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Start a Production Company and Set Up Three New Movies

Bridesmaids and Mike and Molly's Melissa McCarthy has her first movie in which she has a starring role, Identity Theft, coming out tomorrow, and she's already set up her own production company with her husband, writer/actor Ben Falcone. According to The Hollywood Reporter, McCarthy and Falcone's company is called On the Day and has three movie projects in the works. They are:

  • Michelle Darnell – Based on an original character created by McCarthy and on a story written by McCarthy and Falcone, the plot for this movie is under wraps. McCarthy and Falcone will write the script with fellow Groundlings alum Steve Mallory.
  • Cousin Irv from [...]

Adam Scott and Wife Launch Production Company, Will Make Three More Adult Swim Specials

Parks and Rec star Adam Scott and his wife Naomi Scott, a former Jimmy Kimmel Live producer, have just opened their own company, Gettin' Rad Productions, and have signed on to produce at least three more 11-minute specials for Adult Swim. The Scotts' first production was The Greatest Event in Television History, an Adult Swim short that debuted Thursday and quickly became a monstrous viral success, racking in over 100,000 views on YouTube and over 60,000 on the Adult Swim site in less than a week plus grabbing an impressive 1 rating in the 18-49 demo during its Adult Swim airing. The duo created and produced Greatest Event [...]