EXCLUSIVE: TBS is creating a comedy collection starring and govt produced by Fox Sports activities anchor Rachel Bonnetta. Loosely-based on Bonnetta’s actual life within the sports activities broadcasting world, the untitled comedy is co-created, written and govt produced by Betsy Thomas in her return to TBS the place she created and govt produced the Turner community’s hit comedy collection My Boys.
Thomas will function showrunner and can direct the potential pilot. She and Bonnetta govt produce alongside Eric and Kim Tannenbaum (Dwelling Economics) through their Lionsgate-based Tannenbaum Co. and Adam Griffin (Carol’s Second Act). TBS is producing with Lionsgate Tv.
Initially from Canada, Bonnetta is a number on the Fox Sports activities 1’s each day present Fox Guess Stay and co-host’s Crooked Media’s sports activities podcast Corridor of Disgrace. Earlier than she joined Fox Sports activities, Bonnetta was an on-air host for Main League Soccer each day exhibits MLS Now and Off Matter with Rachel Bonnetta. She is repped by ICM Companions and Vault Leisure.
An extended-time sports activities fan, Thomas additionally was govt producer/showrunner on NBC’s Whitney and Unhealthy Decide. She is repped by ICM Companions, Artists First and Jackoway, Austen.