TCA: Starz Adds 'Fly' To Original Slate
Network gives 10-episode order to dark comedy
By Cynthia Littleton -- Daily Variety -- Broadcasting & Cable, 7/29/2009 6:12:56 PM
Diving deeper into the original series biz, Starz has given a 10-episode order to a half-hour dark comedy from multihyphenate Eric Schaeffer and Seinfeld alum Jill Franklyn.
Pay cabler also has a number of prospective series in development, including another project from Rob Thomas, creator-exec producer of the Starz comedy Party Down, and a comedy from Matthew McConaughey's production shingle.
The Schaeffer/Franklyn series, tentatively titled Failure to Fly, revolves around a support group for people who tried to commit suicide but are now embracing their second chance at a happy life.
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