FOX orders “Famous” comedy, from creators Ralph Farquhar, Ty Hodges
FOX has confirmed a new comedy series for its summer lineup. The network has already ordered 10 episodes of the show, which is set to premiere this June on FOX.
The show is called “Famous” and it will be a new half-hour comedy brought to you from creators Ralph Farquhar (“Real Husbands of Hollywood,” “Moesha”) and Ty Hodges (“A Girl Like Grace”). The official debut is set for Sunday, June 12 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT).
The series follows a young couple whose relationship is tested when one of them skyrockets to stardom virtually overnight.
Filmed in mock-documentary style at a “couples” therapy session, FAMOUS features dating high-school teachers FRED and GENEVA, both of whom secretly aspire to work in Hollywood. He wants to be a screenwriter and she envisions stardom as a pop diva.
One of those dreams miraculously comes true when Geneva lands a record deal after her first music video goes viral and logs millions of views. As she rises to stardom, he feels pushed to the sidelines. The show will see if the couple can survive the hardships, or if being famous is too much for the duo to handle.
FAMOUS is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. Ralph Farquhar and Ty Hodges are co-creators and writers. Farquhar serves as executive producer and Hodges is a supervising producer.