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Showtime Buys Comedy About An Aspiring Jewish Stand-up From Elisa Zuritsky, Julie Rottenberg, Richard Shepard & Olé

14 May 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: In a competitive situation, Showtime has bought for development Yank, a half-hour comedy written by Sex And The City alums Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg and to be directed by Ugly Betty Emmy winner Richard Shepard. Yank, from Fox 21, is centered on a young man who ventures out of his sheltered, ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to pursue his passion of becoming a stand-up comedian. He embarks on a double life in the foreign world that is only steps from his home — New York City — and earnestly attempts to live simultaneously in the diametrically opposed worlds. “We’ve always been fascinated by the question of how our families’ expectations have and haven’t shaped our lives,” Rottenberg said. “We realized that this is the most extreme version of a family sending a very clear signal of exactly who you’re supposed to be. But what happens if you have your own plans? »


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