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[03/11/15 - 02:13 PM]
TV Land's "The Jim Gaffigan Show" Begins Production in New York
Adam Goldberg, Michael Ian Black and Ashley Williams also star in the single-camera comedy, which will premiere this summer.

[via press release from TV Land]

TV LAND'S "THE JIM GAFFIGAN SHOW" BEGINS PRODUCTION IN NEW YORK

The Series Stars Jim Gaffigan, Adam Goldberg, Michael Ian Black and Ashley Williams

New York, NY - March 11, 2015 - Production has begun in New York City on TV Land's newest sitcom "The Jim Gaffigan Show," created by Peter Tolan and Jim Gaffigan. The show will shoot in iconic locations that have long been a part of the New York film and TV history like Katz's Delicatessen, Gotham Comedy Club and more to be announced. The single-camera comedy series is inspired by Gaffigan's real life and will chronicle one man's struggle in New York City to find a balance between fatherhood, stand-up comedy and an insatiable appetite. Ashley Williams ("How I Met Your Mother") will co-star in "The Jim Gaffigan Show" as Jim's wife, Jeannie. Adam Goldberg ("Fargo") will play Jim's best friend, Dave and Michael Ian Black ("Ed") will play Daniel, Jeannie's meddling confidante.

"The Jim Gaffigan Show," which will have an 11-episode first season, will premiere on TV Land this summer. Fans who can't wait long enough for the show to premiere can get a sneak peek into production by taking a first look at the new crime drama-inspired promo. Like "The Jim Gaffigan Show's" Facebook page or follow its Twitter account @gaffiganshow.

Jeff Lowell ("Manhattan Love Story") was recently tapped as showrunner of the series and will executive produce alongside Jim Gaffigan and Jeannie Gaffigan. Brillstein Entertainment Partners' Alex Murray and Sandy Wernick will also executive produce along with Michael Wimer of Fedora Entertainment. Seth Gordon ("The Goldbergs") directed the pilot episode. Peter Tolan ("Rescue Me," "The Larry Sanders Show") executive produced the pilot and will serve as a consultant on the series.

About TV Land

TV Land is the programming destination featuring the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Consisting of original programming, classic and contemporary television series acquisitions, hit movies and digital portfolio, TV Land is now seen in over 98 million U.S. Homes.

About Viacom

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, T?3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.





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