FX has signed a deal with Russell Brand for six 30-minute episodes of an unscripted late-night series, the network announced Thursday.
Mad TV vet Bobby Lee's untitled narrative comedy project just got a shot in the arm, as Comedy Central execs have ordered a pilot. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show, which the cable channel announced as one of its projects in development in March, will bring in Troy Miller (Flight of the Conchords) to produce and direct the pilot. The series will focus on Lee as a Korean in a multicultural world, with the pilot exploring the differences between blacks and Koreans. Adam Bryant