CBS is heading into the world of comics for a new comedy series. JumpStartthe long tape of Rob Armstrong About a black family living in Philadelphia, it is being adapted into a series on the network as a multi-cam comedy Wayne Conley (Best man) write, per Limit. Aaron KaplanThe sitcom is produced by Kapital Entertainment in association with CBS Studios.
Since 1989, JumpStart He chronicled the lives of Joe and Marcy Cope with their four children while they were in Philadelphia. Joe spends his days as a cop alongside his grizzly partner Crunchy while Mary works as a nurse. Together, they do their best to be the wonderful, kind parents of their children while still imparting old school values, often to comedic results. The general premise revolves around a young couple balancing their burgeoning careers while looking after their children, although one thing is always clear – no sacrifice is too great to ensure that the children live a good life.
Conley is also set to carry out production of the series along with Kaplin and Melanie Frankl Armstrong Capital Product Bridget McMill By its logo Andrews McMeel Entertainment. McMeel is attached as a producer on a number of projects based on the comics, including Netflix’s recent Marmaduke hollow movie Big Nate The series and the next Garfield championship Chris Pratt And the Samuel L. Jackson. Armstrong will serve as co-executive producer while Jesse Abbott He works as the Creative Executive Director of Capital.
JumpStart It has always been a goal to bring to television screens. Armstrong, along with McMeel, was originally set to bring comedy to life as a solo comedy on FOX with Kapital in 2014, though it didn’t come to fruition for one reason or another. He could have seen Kaplan and Armstrong co-writing side by side Andrew Orenstein. With this, Kapital continues its trend of revisiting old shows that were originally unsuccessful. Another such show took a second look, American carsrecently renewed for a second season on NBC.
Conley, who is now set to take over the writing lead, has a solid portfolio of production credits ranging from Peacock’s Best man To the famous drama green leaf, which also has a writing credit for an episode of . He has a great deal of experience writing for comedy as well, having previously worked on classic sitcoms. Kinan Wakeel And the all of that. He can also count sugar queenAnd the King’s ransomAnd the Austin and AllyAnd the Cousins for Life Among other writing chariots.
We will have more information about JumpStart As it comes out. Kapital won’t be the only CBS sitcom like Neighborhoodwhich is entering its fifth season, under the same banner.