Teen Parents Comedy by Schuyler Helford & Picturestart In Works At CBS – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: CBS is under development Unplanned in Akron, a multi-camera comedy from Picturestart and CBS Studios.

Written by Actor-Writer Schuyler Helford (Call me Kat) with Emily R. Wilson (Bucktown, The Conners) oversight, Unplanned in Akron is a series about two teenagers navigating parenting in the best way they know. With a little help from their friends and parents, they will learn that no matter what age you are, it’s no joke to take care of a child – but sometimes you just have to laugh (or cry) your way through it.

Wilson executive co-produces with Samie Kim Falvey and Erik Feig for Picturestart as well as Chris Mills and Chris Emerson from Authentic Talent and Literary. Helford co-executive produces. Luke Esselen oversees PictureStart.

As a writer, Helford has been on CBS radar; she was the author of the network’s 2017 Showcase.

On screen she is mlast repeated in the Fox comedy series Call me Kat and starred in the Eli Roth-produced feature, Locality. She is also the creator of the web series, #Cybritet and Indoors.

Helford, who has a comedy pedigree (her father is veteran comedy showrunner Bruce Helford), was returned to the deal by Eric Sherman from Ziffren Brittenham.

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