HBO has greenlighted a new comedy project from Judd Apatow, placing a series order for “Crashing,” a single-camera effort, Deadline.com reports. The project stars comedian Pete Holmes.
“Written by Holmes, the semi-autobiographical project centers on a sweet, wholesome comedian (Holmes) who, after his wife leaves him, has nowhere to stay but on the couches of New York’s finest comics,” Deadline reports. “Apatow and Holmes executive produce, with Holmes’ manager Dave Rath serving as a producer alongside Josh Church (‘Trainwreck’) and Igor Srubshchik (‘Girls’), while Oren Brimer (‘The Pete Holmes Show’) is a co-producer.
Holmes will reportedly be the only regular on the series, which will film in New York.