December 7, 2017
David Hornsby & Blake Anderson To Topline & Write Dad/Stepdad Comedy In Works At CBS
CBS is developing a single-camera comedy created, written by and starring David Hornsby, creator and star of CBS’ How To Be a Gentleman, and Blake Anderson, co-creator and star of Comedy Central’s Workaholics.
In the untitled project, from CBS TV Studios, a high-strung father (Hornsby) must deal with a new family dynamic when his ex-wife marries a younger, free-spirited dude (Anderson) who becomes the stepdad to his children.
In addition to writing and starring, Hornsby and Anderson executive produce.
Actor Hornsby got his start as a show creator on CBS with How To Be a Gentleman. He will next be seen in a recurring role on the new NBC drama series, Good Girls and is currently writing a feature, Blind Date, for New Line with Charlie Day. Hornsby, who also was an executive producer on FX hit comedy It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, is tepped by Rise Management and WME.
Anderson was co-creator, writer, producer, and star of the Comedy Central series Workaholics, which ran for seven series. He is at work on the upcoming Netflix feature action comedy Game Over, Man, which he is starring in and executive producing alongside Adam Devine and Anders Holm. He is also co-producing the upcoming Netflix comedy Eggplant Emoji alongside Devine and Holm. He is repped by Avalon, WME, and Morris Yorn Barnes.