A Television series about a struggling team of vehicle executives at a Detroit-centered motor vehicle enterprise is heading to key time.
But don’t worry, Motor Town. It’s a comedy, not a actuality demonstrate.
“American Auto” has obtained a sequence purchase from NBC for the 2021-2022 season, the community announced Tuesday. The single-camera comedy focuses on the Detroit headquarters of a failing auto firm that’s seeking to find a path forward in an evolving market.
The series comes from Justin Spitzer, the writer and govt producer who introduced an offbeat, appealing comic sensibility to the NBC comedy “Superstore.”
“Superstore” is ending its series run this year.
“American Auto” will star “Saturday Night time Live” alum Ana Gasteyer as its fictional Mary Barra of sorts. She will play the direct function of the firm’s CEO.
Also in the solid are Jon Barinholtz (Marcus on “Superstore”), Harriet Dyer, Humphrey Ker, Michael B. Washington, Tye White and X Mayo.
When the pilot for the clearly show was purchased in February 2020, the vehicle firm’s title was disclosed as Payne Motors.
With “Superstore,” Spitzer identified humor in the daily grind of earning a living at a mega-retailer. “Superstore” has dealt with difficulties like unionizing and undocumented personnel.
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