STATUS: currently in development (2013-2014 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: unspecified
DESCRIPTION: (from Oxygen's press release, October 2012) If you think that being gorgeous and funny makes life easy - think again because the life of a female comic is anything but 'pretty.' This dynamic new series shows the competitive side of the male-dominated comedy business through the lens of feisty women looking to break the glass ceiling as well as the stereotypes. It's a cutthroat profession where women fight tooth-and-nail for survival of the funniest, and aren't afraid to play rough when they see someone rising up beside them. They're on the edge of making it, breaking in and giving up on a daily basis, all while viewers have a peek at their friendships, love lives and the beautiful disaster that comes with the pursuit of comedic fame. "Funny Girls" is produced by Brownstone Entertainment, with executive producers Drew Brown and Bob Gillan.