Rob McElhenney & Charlie Day Comedy Lands Straight-To-Series Order At Apple
has given a straight-to-series order to a half-hour scripted comedy from Rob McElhenney
and Charlie Day
, a project marking their first collaboration since It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
McElhenney also will star in the series from the recently announced Lionsgate/3 Arts Entertainment venture and Ubisoft.
Written by McElhenney and Day, the cutting-edge comedy is set in a video game development studio and will explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways. McElhenney and Day executive produce under their RCG banner with 3Arts’ Michael Rotenberg and Nicholas Frenkel and Gérard Guillemot, Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik for Ubisoft.
McElhenney also has an off-cycle untitled comedy pilot set at Fox with former It’s Always Sunny
writer and exec producer Rob Rosell. Day also exec produces that project along with Rosell, Glenn Howerton and 3 Arts’ Nick Frenkel. McElhenney’s wife (and Sunny
co-star) Kaitlin Olson, Rob Riggle and Leah Remini are set to star. Day also co-created the Fox multi-cam comedy The Cool Kids,
which premieres on Fox this fall.
McElhenney co-created It’s Always Sunny
, and stars and executive produces with Day and Howerton. The long-running comedy series premieres its 13th season in September.
Apple TV+ Comedy Series 'Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' Debuting February 7
Upcoming Apple TV
+ comedy "Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet
" is set to debut on Friday. February 7, Apple announced today
"Mythic Quest" was created by Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day, known for their work on long running series "Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Day won't star in the show, but McElhenney will.
The series is a live-action comedy that will feature nine half-hour episodes, all of which will be available on the February 7 launch date.
"Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" will follow a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular video game. McElhenney will play the role of the company's creative director, while other cast members will include F. Murray Abraham, Danny Pudi, Imani Hakim, Charlotte Nicdao, David Hornsby, Ashly Burch, and Jessie Ennis.
The new comedy series will be one of the first comedy shows on *Apple TV*+, joining existing shows like "Dickinson," "For All Mankind," "See," "Servant," and "The Morning Show."