Court is again in session at NBC. The community has formally given a pilot order to a by-product of “Night Court” led by authentic sequence star John Larroquette and “The Big Bang Theory’s” Melissa Rauch.
The pilot, produced by Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, was penned by “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” manufacturing alum Dan Rubin, who will function each govt producer and author on the reboot.
The authentic sequence that aired on NBC from 1984-1992 starred Harry Anderson as an offbeat decide who labored the late shift at a Manhattan courtroom home. Rauch will play the jurist daughter of Anderson’s Judge Harry Stone. She presides over the identical courtroom and tries to carry order to its crew of oddballs and cynics, most notably former night time courtroom prosecutor Dan Fielding (Larroquette).
Executive producing alongside Rubin are Rauch and her partner Winston Rauch for After January Productions. Larroquette can also be govt producing.
“My intention was purely to be behind the digicam on this challenge, however my plans shortly modified after falling in love with the unbelievable script from the good thoughts of Dan Rubin,” Rauch mentioned in an announcement following the pilot pickup order announcement. “I could not be extra thrilled to be part of forces with Dan, the immense expertise that’s John Larroquette, and the 2 powerhouse establishments of comedy which can be NBC and Warner Bros. to carry ‘Night Court’ again to tv.”
Most lately, Rauch was seen on “The Bronze,” the Official Opening Night Film Selection of the Sundance Film Festival. The film, which Rauch starred, produced and co-wrote alongside together with her husband and fellow producer, was launched by Sony Pictures Classics. She additionally lately produced and co-wrote and starred in a stage manufacturing of “The Secret Lunches of Chelsea & Ivanka” at Joe’s Pub in NYC with Winston Rauch. The Rauch’s After January banner has a number of different initiatives at the moment in improvement with Warner Bros. TV.
Previously, Larroquette was seen on “The Good Fight” on CBS All Access, and starred on the CBS comedy sequence “Me, Myself & I.” His work on ABC’s “The Practice” garnered Larroquette one in every of his 5 Emmy wins. The others got here for his long term as a supporting participant on “Night Court.”
Rubin’s scribe creds embrace “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the place he was nominated for 4 Emmys and three WGA awards, he additionally continued his work with Tina Fey and different “Unbreakable” producers for the upcoming grownup animated sitcom “Mulligan” at Netflix. He has additionally labored on “Outmatched,” “Happy Endings,” “Scrubs,” “Worst Week” and “The Michael J. Fox Show.”
Rubin is repped by Rise Management, UTA and Jared Levine; Larroquette is repped by Gersh and Brillstein Entertainment Partners; Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch, and After January Productions are repped by WME, Untitled Entertainment, and Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown.