New Christopher Guest TV Show in the Works
Vulture reported that Christopher Guest, the iconic comedic satirist who brought us the improv-based classics Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show, is working on a new TV show with longtime collaborator Jim Piddock.
The show will be called Family Tree and center around a character played by Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids) as he tries to track down his real family. The half-hour show will reportedly be commercial-free and, in true Guest form, rely heavily on improvisation. NBCUniversal is currently shopping the show to networks that would be able to accommodate a commercial-free format such as HBO, Showtime and Netflix.
Family Tree will mark Guest’s first project since the 2006 film For Your Consideration.
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