They’ve now also picked up Rel, a sitcom that will star Lil Rel Howery. Here’s the information that we have so far.
· Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
· Format: Multi-camera comedy
· W/EP/Star: Lil Rel Howery
· W/EP: Kevin Barnett & Josh Rabinowitz
· EP/Showrunner: Mike Scully
· EP/NW: Jerrod Carmichael
· D: Gerry Cohen
Logline: Lil Rel, a prideful, self-made success who lives by the code to “always believe in yourself and great things will come,” finds that attitude put to the test when he learns his wife is having an affair with his own barber. He tries to rebuild his life post-divorce as a long-distance single father on the South Side of Chicago who’s on a quest for love, respect and a new barber. Inspired by Lil Rel’s real life.
· Lil Rel Howery – “Lil Rel”
· Sinbad — “Rel’s Dad”
· Jess “Hilarious” Moore — “Brittany”
· Jordan L. Jones – “Nat”
What do you think? Do you like the sound of this show? Do you plan to check out the Rel TV show on FOX?