TBS Orders Comedy Series Sullivan and Son From Vince Vaughn
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TBS has ordered the comedy series Sullivan and Son, the network announced Friday.
Produced by Vince Vaughn, the show takes place in a legendary Pittsburgh bar Sullivan & Son and stars comedian Steve Byrne, who will also serve as executive producer. Byrne plays Steve Sullivan, a corporate attorney from New York who brings his girlfriend, Ashley (Brooke Lyons), for a hometown visit just as his Irish-American father, Jack Sullivan (Dan Lauria), and Korean mother, Ok Cha (Jodi Long), are preparing to sell the bar and retire.
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"Sullivan and Son
is a smart, funny, workplace comedy from the distinct comedy voices of Steve Byrne and Rob Long," Michael Wright, TBS programming head, said in a statement. "The barstools at Sullivan's bar are filled with outrageous, unique characters, and Steve and Rob have created an outstanding world in which they can shine. We are extremely proud of this show and look forward to spending many nights throwing one back with the regulars at Sullivan & Son."
The 10-episode first season will premiere in the summer.