Jason Sudeikis' Detroiters ordered by Comedy Central
Comedy Central is seeking its next round of laughs in Detroit.
The network announced on Tuesday that it has ordered 10 episodes of Detroiters, a scripted comedy executive-produced by Jason Sudeikis.
The show, which is slated to premiere in early 2017, stars Richardson (who plays Richard Splett on Veep) and Robinson (who’s a writer on Saturday Night Live) as a pair of ad men who want to restore their decaying hometown to previous glory. Sudeikis will guest-star in multiple episodes as a successful car exec that the pair are aiming to sign as their first top-shelf client.
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Richardson and Robinson created Detroiters with Joe Kelly (How I Met Your Mother) and Zach Kanin (Saturday Night Live).