Whitney Cummings Teams With HBO On New Series and Stand-Up Special


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has closed a deal with HBO on a new relationship comedy pilot. The pilot will be based on the book Are Men Necessary: When Sexes Collide by Maureen Dowd. The pilot is currently untitled, and has been described as a comedic portrait of modern relationships that focuses on human nature and social construction using documentary elements and appearances from experts to help the characters understand the biological basis of their behavior. 

The series will mark the third television project for Cummings. She co-created the hit CBS series 2 Broke Girls, and the starred in the NBC sitcom Whitney. HBO is currently producing a new stand up comedy special written and performed by Cummings.

Cummings is repped by and

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