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[06/23/14 - 08:06 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Pilot Order to "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
Marc Webb will direct the half-hour comedy with musical elements, from co-creators Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom.

[10/09/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Lauren Ambrose to topline Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek"; NBC eyes reboot of 1980s staple "Remington Steele"; Kate Walsh, Joey King and Josh Close board FX's "Fargo."







CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (SHOWTIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/9/13 - 6/23/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, June 2014) SHOWTIME has given a pilot order to CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, a half-hour comedy with musical elements co-created, executive produced and written by feature writer Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada, Annie) and writer/actress/comedian Rachel Bloom (Robot Chicken). The project centers around Rebecca (Bloom), a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything - her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan - in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: West Covina, Calif. Produced by CBS Television Studios, the pilot will be directed and executive produced by Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer, The Amazing Spider-Man films) and will be shot in California this fall. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Rachel Bloom as Rebecca
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aline Brosh McKenna as CRTR/EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rachel Bloom as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios