Lonely Island Comedy ‘Alone Together’ Gets Freeform Pilot Order

Freeform is looking to The Lonely Island for a subsequent comedy.

The former ABC Family on Tuesday announced that it has greenlighted comedy Alone Together to pilot.

The half-hour comedy centers on dual ignored millennial misfits from opposite backgrounds as they try to make their approach into a vain and status-obsessed enlightenment of Los Angeles — usually to find shelter in their male/female particularly platonic friendship. Esther Povitsky (Lady Dynamite, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Benji Afalo (Not Safe With Nikki Glaser) will star in, write and executive furnish a pilot. Eben Russell also will write and executive produce.

The comedy, executive constructed by The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, was initial put in growth in Apr as partial of Freeform’s large upfront development slate.

Alone Together comes as Freeform has shifted a concentration to “becomers” — a younger assembly that a Disney-owned wire network has pronounced focuses on firsts like adore and jobs. The commander joins a recently announced commander Issues and scripted pickups Cloak and Dagger (from Marvel) and Famous in Love, starring Bella Thorne and constructed by Pretty Little Liars trainer I. Marlene King.

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