‘JumpStart’ Comedy Series Based On Comic Strip In Works At CBS From Wayne Conley & Kapital

Specific: CBS have developed jump start, A multi-camera comedy based on the long-running comic strip by Rob Armstrong. Wayne Conley ,the best man) will pen the TV adaptation, which is from Aaron Kaplan capital Entertainment and CBS Studios.

Based on the popular comic strip that debuted in 1989, jump start Set in Philadelphia and follows Joe, a cop, his wife Marcy, a nurse, and Joe’s partner, Crunchy. Joe and Marcy are young, hip, urban parents with old school values ​​who are willing to make sacrifices for their kids and have some laughs while doing so!

Conley executive produces Kaplan and Melanie Frankel of Capitol Entertainment and Armstrong’s producer Bridget McMichael, who brought the property to Hollywood for Andrews McMichael Entertainment. Armstrong co-executive produces. Jesse is the creative executive for Abbott Capital.

Capitol previously adapted in collaboration with Armstrong and McMichael. jump start The project, a single-camera comedy with a different writer, was set for television in 2014 at Fox. This is the latest show idea that Capital is revisiting years after its original development. list includes women of movementWhich became a limited series at ABC after being initially set at HBO for a different writer and development by Justin Spitzer. american auto, A sophomore series currently at NBC where it was originally developed in 2013.

Armstrong, one of only a handful of black syndicated cartoonists in America, is based on jump start Bar on your own experiences. In a 1996 interview, he said, “Almost every married couple I know, Joe and Marcy, are like my main characters.” “The image of young blacks is so skewed, so false. I don’t know anyone who is carjacking, playing basketball, rapping. The characters that Joe and Marcy and I have developed are deep and based on real life. ,

Initially done by 40 letters, jump start He grew in popularity to appear in over 400 publications including The Los Angeles Times, The New York Daily News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Boston Globe.

Connelly Peacock is a co-executive producer on the limited series. the best man, His series credits also include dramas. Queen Sugar, Delilah And green leaf and comedy white famous. Conley has deep roots in sketch comedy, with writing credits on shows such as all that And Kenan and Kelo, He has written several films including: king’s ransom And our family wedding, Conley is reprized by APA, Brad Kaplan at Link Entertainment and Rob Szymansky at Eclipse Law.

Andrews McMichael Entertainment is the entertainment division of Andrews McMichael Universal, the world’s largest independent syndicate, which distributes content to more than 2,500 US and 400 international news outlets. Comics, columns and puzzles AMU Syndicate includes The Far Side, Peanuts, Calvin & Hobbes, Dear Abbey, Miss Manners and Universal Crossword.

At CBS, Capitals hits multi-camera comedy series neighborhoodWhich is heading towards its fifth season.