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[05/26/22 - 06:02 AM]
Showtime and QVC Announce Collaboration in Support of Comedy Series "I Love That for You"
The show's star and co-creator - Emmy nominee Vanessa Bayer, who portrays a home-shopping host and avid fan within the fictional series - will co-host a live one-hour multiplatform shopping show today on QVC with QVC host Jane Treacy.

[03/16/22 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases Official Trailer and Premiere Date for "I Love That for You"
The series will premiere on Friday, April 29 on streaming and on demand for all Showtime subscribers, before making its on-air debut on Sunday, May 1 at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/09/22 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime Starts Production on "I Love That for You," The Half-Hour Comedy Series Starring and Executive Produced by Emmy Nominee Vanessa Bayer
Inspired by Bayer's own story of overcoming childhood leukemia, the eight-episode series centers on Joanna Gold (Bayer) who dreams of becoming a host at a home-shopping channel.

[08/23/21 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 23
Updates include: Mayim Bialik to once again guest host "Jeopardy!"; David Castañeda to lead new season of "Most Dangerous Game" on Roku; and "Peace of Mind with Taraji" lands second season on Facebook Watch.

[07/12/21 - 01:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders "I Love This for You" to Series Starring Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon
Bayer co-created the series with Emmy nominee and two-time Peabody winner Jeremy Beiler, who will executive produce.

[01/25/21 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 25
Updates include: HBO Max in "conversations" for "Harry Potter" TV series; ABC eyes import of U.K.'s "Timewasters"; and Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser to lead Apple's "In with the Devil."

[11/24/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 24
Updates include: Netflix renews "Izzy's Koala World"; Pop cancels "One Day at a Time"; and Amber Riley to star in NBC's "Dream."

[11/20/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 20
Updates include: The CW's "Black Lightning" to end after four seasons; Steven Lightfoot to run Apple's "Shantaram"; and Paul James cast in Showtime's "I Love This for You."

[11/18/20 - 10:48 AM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Cybill Shepherd to Star in Showtime(R) Comedy Pilot "I Love This for You"
Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon also star in the project, formerly known as "Big Deal."

[03/03/20 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: Syfy to call it quits on "The Magicians" after five seasons; Thomas Middleditch to star in CBS's "B Positive"; and Ryan Hansen, Aimee Carrero to lead NBC's "Someone Out There."

[02/25/20 - 09:10 AM]
Three-Time Emmy(R) Nominee Molly Shannon Joins Showtime(R) Comedy Pilot "Big Deal"
Vanessa Bayer stars as a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a successful home shopping channel host.

[11/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Comedy Pilot "Big Deal" Starring and Executive Produced by Emmy(R) Nominee Vanessa Bayer
The project is a grounded comedy in which Bayer plays a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a QVC host.

[11/09/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 9
Updates include: CBS All Access mulls Michelle Yeoh-led "Star Trek: Discovery" spin-off; Matthew Modine cast in "Surveillance" at CBS; and Vanessa Bayer to star in "Big Deal" for Showtime.







I LOVE THAT FOR YOU (SHOWTIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/1/22 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its third season on 6/19/22; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's web site, May 2022) Inspired by true events, this hilarious new comedy follows childhood leukemia survivor Joanna Gold (Vanessa Bayer) as she chases her lifelong dream of becoming a home shopping channel host. Shedding her “cancer girl” label, she moves away from her parents, starts a budding romance for the first time in her adult life and befriends her idol (Molly Shannon), the charismatic star of the network. But when a little white lie to her boss (Jenifer Lewis) turns into a big snowy avalanche, Joanna finds that living the dream comes with a hefty price tag.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ayden Mayeri as Beth Ann
· Jenifer Lewis as Patricia Kunken
· Johnno Wilson as Perry
· Matthew Rogers as Darcy
· Molly Shannon as Jackie
· Paul James as Jordan
· Punam Patel as Beena
· Vanessa Bayer as Joanna Gold
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Cybill Shepherd as Patricia Kunken (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Allyce Ozarski as EP
· Jeremy Beiler as CRTR/EP
· Jessi Klein as EP
· Jordana Mollick as EP
· Megan Ellison as EP
· Michael Showalter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sue Naegle as EP
· Vanessa Bayer as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Annapurna Television
· Semi-Formal Productions