TV Land Greenlights Comedy Starring 'My Name Is Earl' Alum THR
TV Land has ordered a new comedy featuring one of the stars of the NBC sitcom "My Name Is Earl." The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reports that the cable channel ordered “Jennifer Falls,” starring Jaime Pressly and created by Matthew Carlson of “The Wonder Years.”
The show stars Pressly as woman with her own career and family who is forced to move back in with her mom (played by Jessica Walter of “Arrested Development”) after she’s fired from her job.
The single-camera comedy will debut in the summer and marks the network’s first single-camera series, the story notes. The project was originally developed as a multicamera comedy.
"We are really excited to make this foray into single-camera comedy," TV Land President Larry W. Jones said. "With Jaime at the helm and such high-caliber talent behind the camera, we have the perfect combination for this multidimensional series."
Jones, Keith Cox, Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis will also executive produce, the story adds.
Pressly starred for four seasons on NBC’s “My Name Is Earl,” also a single-camera comedy.