EXCLUSIVE: David Windsor and Casey Johnson, creators and government producers of ABC’s newly picked up sequence Not Dead Yet, are increasing their relationship with 20th Television, the studio behind the single-camera comedy starring Gina Rodriguez, with a three-year total deal.
Windsor and Johnson are coming off a three-year run as co-executive producers on twentieth TV’s hit drama sequence This Is Us, which simply wrapped its sixth-season run on NBC. The duo juggled their duties on This Is Us‘ remaining season with writing and government producing the Not Useless But pilot for twentieth TV. The mission, based mostly on Confessions of a Forty-One thing F**ok Up by Alexandra Potter, grew to become the one half-hour pilot to get a sequence order by ABC final month. It’ll premiere in midseason.
At twentieth TV, Windsor and Johnson beforehand served as co-executive producers on cult comedy sequence Don’t Belief The B—— In House 23
“David and Casey are extremely vital writers to us who’ve achieved all of it – from the soulful This Is Us to the fantastic Actual O’Neals and the outrageous Don’t Belief the B – and now they’ve achieved it once more with Not Useless But, a wildly creative sequence,” stated Karey Burke, President, twentieth Tv. “We love working with them and this deal ensures they are going to proceed to create for this studio for a few years to come back.”
Not Useless But follows Nell Stevens (Rodriguez), broke, newly single and feeling outdated, a self-described 40-something catastrophe, who works to restart the life and profession she left behind 10 years in the past. When she lands the one job she will be able to discover – writing obituaries – Nell begins getting life recommendation from an unlikely supply.
Johnson and Windsor government produce the sequence with Wonderland Sound and Imaginative and prescient’s McG, Mary Viola and Corey Marsh additionally exec producing.
“We have now liked being part of the ABC/Disney household for a few years and our expertise making the pilot of Not Useless But with everybody at twentieth was among the best in our profession,” stated Windsor and Johnson. “The studio was extremely supportive from day one. We couldn’t be extra excited to proceed our partnership with Dana, Karey, Sharon, Carolyn and their wonderful groups and sit up for creating reveals on each the comedy and drama sides.”
Windsor and Johnson’s sequence credit additionally embrace What I Like About You, Greek, Mr. Sunshine and Breaking In. They’re repped by ICM Companions and lawyer Ken Richman.