TBS Orders Tracy Morgan Comedy from Jordan Peele

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TBS has given a new comedy from comedian a straight-to-series order of ten episodes. Key & Peele‘s created and executive produces the series with .

The untitled series follows Tracy after his early release from a 15-year prison sentence for good behavior. He is shocked to see how much the world has changed as he returns to his now-gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood and discovers his former girlfriend has married a successful white man who is helping raise Tracy’s twin sons that he never knew existed. Now, in an effort to get to know his kids, Tracy falls back in old patterns he learned in prison to make ends meet in his new world.

The project was originally set up at FX with a pilot order before being dropped about last month. It was chased by multiple networks before landing at TBS. Morgan executive produces with Peele, Carcieri, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, and Joel Zadak. Studio T, TBS, and TNT’s in-house studio produce.

TBS has been bulking up their lineup the past year, garnering critical attention and viral hits with Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, in addition to debuting comedies Angie Tribeca, The Detour, and Wrecked. They premiere People of Earth, Search Party, and The Guest Book this fall.

Morgan is repped by .
Peele is repped by and .

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