Fullscreen okays Fox comedy from Stern, Quinn

Multichannel network Fullscreen has greenlit a comedy that has come through US broadcast network Fox’s multiplatform production venture with Keith Quinn and Jonathan Stern.

Keith QuinnFilthy Sexy Teen$ is a half-hour comedy making up part of the debut slate from Fox’s partnership with Quinn (pictured) and Stern, the latter of whom runs Wet Hot American Summer indie Abominable Pictures.

First fruits of the pact also include Drive Share, Criminal Records and Grand Marquee.

Filthy Sexy Teen$ follows a pair of wealthy teen siblings, thought to have been lost at sea, attempting to re-climb the high school social ladder after returning.

Fullscreen, which former Fox president Peter Chernin acquired a majority stake in through his AT&T joint venture Otter Media, has taken the show to series and will debut it in North America.

Stern, Curtis Gwinn (The Waling Dead) and Paul Scheer (Fresh Off the Boat) created the show, and executive produces alongside Quinn.

Drive Share, meanwhile, follows a group a group of drivers as they shuttle strangers around town. Rob Huebel (Despicable Me) and Scheer created it.

Criminal Records, meanwhile, follows two out-of-touch music execs that see themselves as they saviours of rock ‘n’ roll. Brooks Gray and Morgan Waters created the show and star.

Finally, Grand Marquee follows an old-school rapper struggling both to regain relevancy and connect with his son. The story is told through the filter of a Danish news programme. Jerry Minor and John Matta created the show.

Quinn and Stern first worked together on Paramount-produced Yahoo! series Burning Love, when the former worked at the Viacom-owned studio’s digital division.

Last year, TBI reported Zodiak Media had brought Quinn on as a consultant to bring the European production group’s scripted formats into the US. A Zodiak spokeswoman confirmed today he remains in this role.

He and production partner Stern secured a first-look deal to develop digital content with Fox last May.

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