2019 Longform Comedy Selections

Bootstrapped

Bootstrapped is a buddy comedy that follows two underdog entrepreneurs, Madeline and Aimee, as they struggle to be taken seriously launching their fashion + tech startup in their humble midwest hometown of Kansas City.

Embarrassing Parents Anonymous

When the embarrassing antics of newly-single dad Ben get out of control, his eleven-year-old daughter Lara joins a clandestine support group for kids like her: Embarrassing Parents Anonymous.

Pre Mortem

Alina, a directionless, millennial post office worker is forced to face inevitable life lessons when the spirit of her recently-deceased ex-boyfriend starts communicating with her via Face-Time.

This Isn’t Me.

An earnest West Hollywood homosexual with a skewed sense of decorum chases meaning and intimacy, routinely humiliating himself and occasionally stumbling into moments of grace. Absurd, irreverent, and heartfelt, This Isn’t Me is a is a coming-of-age story for the developmentally deferred, a series about becoming the person you could be—if only you were someone else.

Chartered

Intelligent, flippant and outspoken freshman student, Eric Scutella, and Jessica Graham, a fiery, fledgling teacher navigate through their first day at the ultra-conservative, small, suburban Charter high school they each begrudgingly found themselves situated at to begin with.

Hysterical Women

Hysterical Women is a dark comedy about gender in the workplace, in our current political and sociological climate. It follows Alexa - the overlooked co-founder of a music marketing firm - as she realizes that all her buddies in the office might not be such good guys. The women in this office are ready for a revolution. Will Alexa have the guts to do anything about it? Can she be the leader they need?

Starship Goldfish

Sam Sweetmilk just wants to die in a blaze of laser-frazzled glory. That’s all. When a man wipes all of his own memories, his reasons why included, and finds himself on a lonely starship in deep space with emptiness at his heels and confusion ahead, he can either build a new life like an adult, or refuse it entirely. Naturally he chose the latter.

Top Dog

Katie McKenna is a plus size actress whose hunger for a higher purpose leads her to an unexpected new life working at one of Hollywood’s top agencies for famous dogs.

Companion

When NBA superstar Jay “J-Train” Tyrell is arrested for soliciting drugs and prostitution, he hires sober companion Nick Foster to keep him on the straight and narrow. Can Nick help this star shine again or will he slide into relapse and irrelevance?

Life Sucks

Three awkward, adolescent “losers” are kicked out of their respective friend groups and team up to survive the harsh, dramatic world of middle school in the new millennium. Freaks and Geeks MEETS Wet Hot American Summer.

Stubbz

Stubbz shows what it's really like having a first job. What it means to have a work family - the people that you sweat and toil with for minimum wage - and what it means to grow up at work.

The Weekend Detectives

Meet Alex and Alice McNally: part-time cops, full-time twins. Anything they say or do can and will be used against them. After their father, the former chief of police, died in the line of duty, the McNally twins were thrown into the force to fulfill his last dying wish. Underqualified and overconfident, they are only permitted to work weekends. They are assigned “special police tasks” which often get them “in way over their heads.”

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