ANOTHER SALE for HUMANITAS Trustee Bill Lawrence: He & LeBron James Team For Comedy At NBC
NBC has given a script commitment with penalty to There Goes the Neighborhood, a single-camera comedy from NBA star LeBron James’ SpringHill Entertainment, Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence’s Doozer and Warner Bros TV, where both companies have deals.
Written by former Community executive producers Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan and actor-comedian-writer Ron Funches, co-star of the upcoming NBC/WBTV comedy series Powerless, There Goes the Neighborhood is about the first white family to move into a predominantly black, newly gentrifying neighborhood in Cleveland.
Doozer’s Lawrence and Jeff Ingold executive produce alongside SpringHill’s James and Maverick Carter as well as Goldman, Donovan and Funches. Ohio born-and-raised James resides in his hometown of Akron near Cleveland as he plays for the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers.
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