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11 items from 2016


‘Chunk & Bean’: ABC Comedy Pilot Finds Its Bean; Also Casts Sofia Gonzalez

2 March 2016 5:51 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

ABC has found its Bean. Thirteen-year-old Simon Belz has been tapped to co-star as title character Bean (aka Ed Rogerson) in ABC's single-camera comedy pilot Chunk & Bean. In addition, Sofia Gonzalez (Barely Famous) has joined as a series regular. Written by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan and exec produced by Dave Hemingson, Chunk & Bean is a dual-family comedy centered on the unlikely friendship of Chunk and Bean, two misfits who benefit from having two very different sets… »

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Chuck & Bean: Breaking Bad Alum Cast in ABC Comedy Pilot

19 February 2016 5:18 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn has been cast in the Chunk & Bean TV series comedy pilot at ABC. She joins the previously-cast Adam Rodriguez. The comedy hails from writers Ed Herro (of the cancelled series, The Neighbors) and Brian Donovan, who will executive produce with Dave Hemingson (of the cancelled Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23 TV show). Grandfathered's Chris Koch is set to direct.

Chunk & Bean features the friendship of misfits named Chunk and Bean, who reap the blessings of having two contrasting families living next door. Per TV Line, Gunn will play Chunk's tough but fair psychologist-mom, Connie Dawson, who works in her home office.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Comedian Andy Daly Joins ABC Family Comedy Pilot ‘Chunk & Bean’

19 February 2016 9:30 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Andy Daly has joined the growing ensemble of ABC’s family comedy pilot “Chunk & Bean,” Variety has learned.

The comedian will co-star alongside the previously announced Anna Gunn (“Breaking Bad”) and Adam Rodriguez (“Empire”).

“Chunk & Bean” centers on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Daly will play Stuart Dawson, Chunk’s father and Anna Gunn’s on-screen husband.

Ed Herro and Brian Donovan created “Chunk & Bean,” which is based on their childhood. The duo will exec produce the single-cam comedy, along with Dave Hemingson.

Daly’s casting in the network pilot comes the day after he agreed to a shortened limited third season of his Comedy Central series “Review,” which will be the final season of the mockumentary laffer. Daly’s other recent TV credits include “Grandfathered,” “Black-ish,” “Silicon Valley,” “The League, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Andy Daly To Co-Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Chunk & Bean’

19 February 2016 9:30 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Andy Daly will co-star opposite Anna Gunn in ABC's single-camera comedy pilot Chunk & Bean.  Written by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan and exec produced by Dave Hemingson, Chunk & Bean is a dual-family comedy centered on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Daly will play Chuck’s dad, Stuart Dawson, who is married to Dr. Connie Dawson (Gunn). In addition to Gunn, Daly… »

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‘Breaking Bad’ Alum Anna Gunn Cast in ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Chunk & Bean’

18 February 2016 5:31 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Anna Gunn has joined the cast of ABC family comedy pilot “Chunk & Bean,” Variety has learned.

The “Breaking Bad” alum joins the previously announced Adam Rodriguez (“CSI: Miami,” “Empire”), who will also co-star in the potential series.

Hailing from “The Neighbors” alums Ed Herro and Brian Donovan, “Chunk & Bean” centers on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Gunn will play Chuck’s mother, Connie Dawson.

The single-cam comedy will be exec produced by Herro, Donovan and Dave Hemingson.

Gunn is repped by ICM.

 

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- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn Joins ABC Comedy Pilot Chunk & Bean

18 February 2016 5:30 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Breaking Bad vet Anna Gunn is taking a walk on the lighter side, joining ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Chunk & Bean, TVLine has learned.

The project, written by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan and executive-produced by How I Met Your Mother co-ep Dave Hemingson, centers on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other.

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Emmy-winner Gunn will play Connie Dawson, Chunk’s stern but (mostly) fair mother, a »

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Anna Gunn To Co-Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Chunk & Bean’

18 February 2016 5:30 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Breaking Bad and Deadwood alumna Anna Gunn is taking a comedic turn with ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Chunk & Bean.  Written by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan and exec produced by Dave Hemingson, Chunk & Bean is a dual-family comedy centered on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Gunn will play Dr. Connie Dawson, Chuck’s stern but (mostly) fair mother, a… »

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Adam Rodriguez To Co-Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Chunk & Bean’

16 February 2016 4:00 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

CSI: Miami alum Adam Rodriguez is set for a co-starring role in ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Chunk & Bean. Written by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan and exec produced by Dave Hemingson, Chunk & Bean is a dual-family comedy centered on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Rodriguez plays Jim Rogerson. First-time developers Herro and Donovan, who penned the script… »

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ABC Picks Up Two Family Comedy Pilots

25 January 2016 6:46 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

ABC has picked up two family-centric comedy pilots from ABC Studios, the network announced Monday.

“Chunk and Bean,” which is written and produced by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan, centers on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. The single-camera comedy is also exec produced by Dave Hemingson.

Herro and Donovan previously wrote for ABC’s alien comedy “The Neighbors,” while Hemingson has served as consulting producer on the network’s “Black-ish” and exec produced the shortlived but critically beloved “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23.”

“Square Roots,” written and exec produced by “Black-ish” and “The Middle” producer Vijal Patel, focuses on a man from a family of logic driven engineers who is determined to use his “gift” to help the people he loves with their everyday issues — whether they like it or not. »

- Laura Prudom

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ABC Orders ‘Chunk & Bean’ & ‘Square Roots’ Comedy Pilots

25 January 2016 6:45 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

ABC has given pilot orders to two single-camera projects: Chunk & Bean, written by Ed Herro and Brian Donovan and exec produced by Dave Hemingson, and Square Roots, written exec produced by Vijal Patel. Both hail from ABC sibling ABC Studios. Chunk & Bean is a dual-family comedy centered on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. First-time developers Herro and… »

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‘Black-ish’ Writer’s Comedy Pilot Ordered by ABC

25 January 2016 6:45 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

ABC has given pilot orders to two single-camera comedies. “Square Roots” focuses on a man from a family of logic driven engineers is determined to use his “gift” to help the people he loves with their everyday issues. The pilot is written and executive produced by “Black-ish” co-executive producer and writer Vijal Patel. “Chunk & Bean,” from writers and executive producers Ed Herro and Brian Donovan is about two friends who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Dave Hemingson (“The B— In Apartment 23”) is also executive producers. Also Read: 7 TCA Takeaways:. »

- Daniel Holloway

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