David Javerbaum


Netflix stubs out weed comedy Disjointed

Netflix has axed marijuana store comedy Disjointed after one season on the platform. The multi-camera comedy series hosts Kathy Bates as a lifelong advocate for legalisation who’s finally living her dream as the owner of an LA cannabis dispensary. Disjointed received a 20-episode first season order at the streamer in 2016, with the first half […]

Netflix bags Disjointed Chuck Lorre series

Netflix has ordered a 20-part straight-to-series comedy from comedy guru Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. Television. Disjointed will star Kathy Bates as a lifelong legalisation advocate who is living her dream as the owner of an LA cannabis dispensary. Lorre (pictured), who’s behind CBS comedies such as The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half […]

Amazon chooses first-ever original TV series

Amazon has selected the pilots that it will take to series with a John Goodman comedy, another from True Blood director Michael Lehmann and three kids series. The five series come from a pool of 14 pilots that Amazon launched on its Prime Instant Video service in the US and Lovefilm service in the UK […]

Amazon launching first original series

Online retailer Amazon is set to go head to head with rival Netflix as it finalises a deal for its first original series. Amazon Studios, the company’s programming arm, is to pilot Browsers, a single camera comedy from 3 Arts Entertainment and David Javerbaum, a staff writer at The Daily Show. The series was previously […]