The idea of the show came during a friendly lunch between Lisa and Michael. Both of them were not looking to work on a new show, but then Lisa came up with an idea that she had been thinking of about an actress that is phony and so desperate to get back to the spotlight that she agrees to be in a reality show called "The Comeback". Michael thought the idea was brilliant, and the lunch became a 4 hour meeting. According to Lisa, after that the entire show was practically done. See more
*This* is my comeback. All right, let me take that again... So *this* is my come - Jane, I'm sorry, the, um, camera keeps moving in and out.
It's always going to be moving, just keep going.
No, yeah, oh, I know, I know, it's just - I didn't know if I should wait for it to settle or... That's right. Yeah. Oh, right. Yeah. This one's always going to be moving, because that one is stationary. Got it. Okay. Here we go. *This* is my comeback! You know, I want to do another.