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Tinfoil Hat Brigade

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An hourlong sci-fi dramedy about the AM Radio Host and discredited NASA scientist thrown together to save the world from an alien invasion. Think X-files with more laughs. 


Bad Appletons

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A darkly comic hourlong drama about a wealthy Iowa family involved in a billion-dollar white collar criminal enterprise. 


Campus (Hourlong)

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A light hourlong family drama (a mix of Wonder Boys and Six Feet Under) about three adult siblings living and working at a small liberal arts college. The three very different children of a famous composer and professor on campus, they've all returned to their childhood stomping grounds, trying to figure out adulthood.


Rebels & Redcoats

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Based on nearly a decade of research, Rebels and Redcoats is a sweeping historical drama of the Revolutionary War, told from both the American and British perspective and based entirely on real historical events and characters (ex. Benedict Arnold, Henry Knox, George Washington). The show is a mix of action, drama, and humor, breathing new life and a pulse-quickening Game of Thrones style to a time period often treated with yawn-inducing dryness. 


Grass Roots

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A smart political hourlong dramedy about the staff of a dark horse candidate running for mayor of Des Moines, Iowa. This light drama might be a good sample for anything political-related, or as a follow-up after "Campus."


Little America

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A smart, political workplace cable comedy about bureaucrats running Baghdad's Green Zone in 2003. Inspired by the best-selling non-fiction book "Imperial Life in the Emerald City," the show is a modern-day M*A*S*H, skewering the upside-down politics that put all the wrong people in charge of rebuilding Iraq. 


Campus (half-hour sitcom)

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A single-cam sitcom about the adults living and working on a small liberal arts college campus. 


America's Furst Family

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A family sitcom with a narrative twist: the lives and loves of this outwardly "normal" family are being filmed, dissected and debated by a CNN-style news team in a dimension other than their own. It sounds weirder than it is. The show is "harder comedy" than some of my other scripts. A good single-cam network sample. 


Small Pond

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A semi-autobiographical single-cam comedy about an impetuous 19 year-old whose ego is brought into check when he's forced to work a summer job at a pizzeria in his sleepy college town. This is also a good network sample, with some wacky set-pieces and solid characters and jokes. 


Ground Game

(the Half-hour Comedy version of Grass Roots)

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A sharp, grounded ensemble comedy about the staff of a mayoral candidate in a smalltime race. 


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K&R: Kidnap and Ransom

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A big Romancing The Stone style action buddy comedy about two laid-off insurance salesman that get wrapped up in the ransom-delivery business in Colombia.