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‘Super Troopers’ Group Broken Lizard To Bring New Series To Comedy Central?
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Broken Lizard

Deadline Hollywood has the full slate of new shows and concepts that are being tested and developed for Comedy Central. There’s certainly a healthy amount of prospective new shows looking to wow the executives, and though only a few will ultimately find themselves getting a greenlight, only one really stands out at this moment.

That show is currently untitled, and it’s from a little comedy troupe known as Broken Lizard. The gang made swarms of fans with the release of 2001’s Super Troopers, which still to this day remains as quotable and hilarious as ever. After that, they went on to create films such as Club Dread, Beerfest, and the recently-released Slammin’ Salmon.

Click on over to the other side to check out the entire list of hopeful shows that Comedy Central will be looking at, including one with the hilarious Jon Benjamin and even Waiting the TV series?

Not much is known about the Broken Lizard show yet, but it’s described as being about “four minor-league umpires” and it will be written by members Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhankse, Paul Soter. No mention of Jay Chandrasekhar yet. On the Broken Lizard Facebook page, they also clarify that they’ll be playing these umpires as well, which is only right!

Pilot/Presentation Orders:

Highdeas: Comedy reality show based on the Web site highdeas.com. Executive produced by Michael Davies’ Embassy Row.

Jon Benjamin Has a Van: Newsmagazine style sketch show starring Jon Benjamin as an investigative reported doing human interest stories. Executive produced by Benjamin, Andrew Steele and Funny or Die.

Live Sex Show Live: late-night interactive panel talk show hosted by Bert Kreischer and Maxim model Layla that takes a comedic look at all things sex. Executive produced by Jesse Ignatovic and written by Mat Harawitz.

Patrice Oneal’s Guide to White People: Comedian Patrice Oneal’s take on race relations in a classroom setting and on the street. Executive produced by Michael Hirschorn and Gideon Evans.

Rich Dicks: Based on the popular Funny or Die web short. Nick Kroll and Jon Daly star as two obnoxious rich dicks who party it up in Los Angeles with the help of their nanny Consuela, creating a mess in their wake. Directed by Jon Krisel and executive produced by Krisel, Kroll and Daly.

Steel Panther: Loosely scripted docu-reality show that follows the outrageous and popular ’80’s style hairband. Created by Brian Posehn and Jeff Tremaine

This Show Will Get You High: Sketch show of video shorts featuring performers from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Written by UCB co-founder Matt Besser and Eric Zicklin.

Untitled Andre Hyland Project: Mockumentary-style sketch show featuring the characters of Andre Hyland and the animations of Mike Mayfield. Executive produced by Bob Odenkirk.

Untitled Bill Burr/Kevin Hart Pilot: Half-hour scripted series starring real-life friends Burr and Hart as a modern-day take on “The Odd Couple.” Executive produced by Bruce McCulloch and
3Arts.

Scripted Projects In Development:

A**Holes: Half-hour comedy that tells the story of the two biggest assholes in the entire world, two twenty-something roommates spend their days scamming on girls, bilking Alzheimer’s patients out of money, and generally being the opposite of model citizens. Written by Steve Koren and Nick Malis.

The Fuzz: Police procedural show set in a corrupt city where humans and puppets co-exist. Written by Waverly Films (Chris Ford, Duncan Skiles and Jon Watts) and executive produced by Dave Becky, Tom Lasally, and Greg Walter, the series has also been greenlit for five Webisodes to air on Comedy Central’s sister network, Atom.com, later this year.

Intercourse with Whitney Cummings: Half-hour scripted narrative comedy that follows Cumming’s adventures in dating and sex. Based on Cummings’ stand-up.

JC: Half-hour animated show about JC (Jesus Christ) wanting to escape his father’s enormous shadow and to live life in NYC as a regular guy. Executive produced by Reveille, Henrik Basin, Brian Boyle, Jonathan Sjoberg and Andreas Ohman.

The Jim Jeffries Show: Half-hour narrative about Australian stand up comedian Jim Jeffries’s new life in the US Executive produced by Jeffries, Chris Case, Mindy Schulteis and Michael Hanel.

Joe Squad: Animated action-comedy about the Joe Squad, the most elite fighting squad hell-bent on saving the world. From writer Blake McCormick and executive producer Marty Adelstein.

Mars: Office comedy set on a space station from Eric Slovin and Leo Allen.

Midnight Drop Box: Stoner-horror anthology from writer Rob Schrab and executive producer Erin O’Malley.

Nocturnal Mission: Live-action show starring Chris D’Elia and Moshe Kasher as guys trying to save Earth. From veteran comedy writer Les Firestein and 3 Arts.

Supermax: Animated series set at a maximum security prison in Colorado. From writer Lew Morton.

Untitled Broken Lizard Minor League Umpires Project: A series about four minor-league umpires from the minds of Broken Lizard. Written by Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhankse, Paul Soter and executive produced by 3Arts.

Untitled Reggie Watts Project: Stars usician/comedian Reggie Watts, currently opening for Conan O’Brien on his nationwide tour. Executive produced by James Biederman

Waiting…: Based on the popular movie of the same name. Written by the film’s Rob McKittrick and executive produced by McKittrick, Thomas Augsberger and Jeff Balis.

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