Showtime Orders Kevin Iso, Dan Perlman Comedy ‘Flatbush Misdemeanors’
Showtime has ordered the half-hour comedy "Flatbush Misdemeanors" with 10 episodes from the makers and writers Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman directly in series.
The comedy, a co-production of Showtime and Avalon, revolves around "characters struggling to thrive in their bustling Flatbush, Brooklyn neighborhood," as two long-time friends try to "climb out of their heads and connect with others." ". ”According to the network.
Avalon will act as lead studio in the adaptation of the Iso and Perlman digital series of the same name.
"Flatbush Misdemeanors" is a fun, bold, and inventive series that strips Brooklyn of the craftsmanship and breaks down comedies from the various non-gentrified characters who live there, "said Showtime co-president for entertainment, Gary Levine Dan are all-rounders and have unique, authentic voices that we like to present to the Showtime audience. "
New York-born comedian and writer Perlman created the animated series "That's My Bus!" and has made appearances on "The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show". At the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival 2018, his first comedy album "Emergency Contact" was given a new face in May. A native of Houston, Iso, who was also named New Face at the 2019 Montreal Comedy Festival, began stand-up across Texas before moving to New York. He was listed on Comedy Central's Comedy to Watch list and recently appeared on Hulu's "High Fidelity" and Comedy Central's "This Week at the Comedy Cellar."
“We started this project three years ago with a budget of zero. This is a dream come true, ”said Perlman. "We're very grateful to everyone at Showtime and we're excited to be making a series that is fun, unique, and special in a neighborhood we love."
"In all honesty, I'm just glad I can move into a building that doesn't steal packages," added Iso.
Iso and Perlman are repeated by Avalon and Marcie Cleary in Frankfurt Kurnit Klein and Selz.
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