[10/13/14 - 11:40 PM] Development Update: Monday, October 13 Updates include: Evan Handler, Wilson Bethel join ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Monica Potter to star in comedy pilot for NBC; and "Monster-in-Law" adaptation in the works at FOX.
[01/15/14 - 11:29 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, January 15 Updates include: NBC adds three comedies to pilot roster; Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome team for Comedy Central project; and Kendrick Sampson boards FOX's "Gracepoint."
STATUS: currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES: 10 episodes
DESCRIPTION: (from Comedy Central's press release, September 2014) Comedy Central's historical and satirical scripted series "Another Period," produced by Red Hour, has added a stellar cast of actors and comedians as the show commences production in Los Angeles, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. The 10-episode first season will premiere in 2015. Lauren Ash ("Super Fun Night"), Michael Ian Black ("You're Whole"), Paget Brewster ("Criminal Minds"), Beth Dover ("Childrens Hospital"), Brett Gelman ("Married"), Brian Huskey ("Veep"), David Koechner ("Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"), Jason Ritter ("Parenthood"), David Wain ("Childrens Hospital") and Armen Weitzman ("Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous") will appear alongside series stars and executive producers Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome. Set at the turn of the century, "Another Period" follows the misadventures of the Bellacourts, Newport, RI's first family, who have absolutely nothing to offer to the world, but who have so much money it doesn't matter. The series focuses on sisters "Lillian" (Leggero) and "Beatrice" (Lindhome), who care only about how they look, what parties they attend and becoming famous, which is a lot harder in 1902. The series is written, executive produced and stars Leggero and Lindhome, executive produced and directed by Jeremy Konner ("Drunk History") and executive produced by Red Hour's Ben Stiller, Debbie Liebling, Stuart Cornfeld and Mike Rosenstein.