Amazon Orders ‘On The Spectrum’ Pilot From Jason Katims Based On Israeli Series

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Amazon Studios has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedic drama based on the Israeli format On the Spectrum, from Jason Katims and his True Jack Productions, original series’ creators and producer yesStudios and Universal TV.

Written by Katims, On the Spectrum is a coming-of-age comedic drama about three 20-something roommates on the autism spectrum, striving for the same things that we all desire: To get a job, keep a job, make friends, fall in love, and navigate a world that eludes them.

This has been a passion project for Katims, tackling a subject that’s personal for him. He has spoken publicly about having a son with Asperger’s, which inspired a storyline on Katims’ NBC series Parenthood.

Katims will executive produce with Jeni Mulein and yessStudios’ Dana Stern. Universal TV produces in association with True Jack and yessStudios.

This is the second pilot order for Katims via
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