CBS Orders Comedy Pilot from ‘The Simpsons’ Writer Matt Warburton – What We Know!

CBS has given a pilot order to “Rust Belt Information,” a comedy written and government produced by Matt Warburton.

The one-camera collection is about in a small Ohio city the place the native newspaper goes out of enterprise, leaving the bold, angsty reporters of the highschool newspaper as the one folks left to report on scandals, dig up corruption and customarily polish the rust off their rust-belt neighborhood.

Together with Warburton, government producers embody Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo on behalf of Alloy Leisure. Warner Bros. Tv is the studio.

Warburton started his profession as a author on “The Simpsons” from 2001 to 2012, additionally serving as a co-producer, producer, supervising producer and co-executive producer throughout his time on the present. He served as showrunner and government producer of Mindy Kaling’s “The Mindy Venture” for all 4 seasons, and continued working with Kaling afterwards, writing and producing on her reveals “Champions” on NBC, “By no means Have I Ever” on Netflix and “The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women” on HBO Max. In 2019, the 2 co-created Hulu’s “4 Weddings and a Funeral,” a miniseries tailored from Richard Curtis’ 1994 movie of the identical identify. Warburton’s credit additionally embody writing and producing on NBC’s “Neighborhood” and Peacock’s reboot of “Saved by the Bell.”

Morgenstein, president and founding father of Alloy Leisure, is understood for government producing tasks together with “Sisterhood of the Touring Pants” movies, “The Vampire Diaries” and “Fairly Little Liars,” together with “The 100,” “You” and the “Gossip Woman” revival, which government vp Girolamo additionally government produced.

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