Greg Daniels And Mindy Kaling Working On A Prime-Time Animation Show For NBC

Mindy KalingThe effortlessly delighful and wonderful Mindy Kaling is working with The Office and Parks & Recreation executive producer, Greg Daniels on a new animated comedy series for NBC.

Kaling will voice a character as well as writing and executive producing the show, which will revolve around a girls high-school volleyball team.

Daniels will also produce another show for the network which will be written by another Parks & Rec producer Alan Yang.Yang's animated show is about a group of 20 something guys who share a house in Hancock Park, Los Angeles.

Howard Klein, Daniels manager and producing partner will executive produce each of the comedies.

NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt said that "One of our focuses will be to return Greg to primetime animation, for which he had particular success with King of the Hill when and I worked together at FBC."

Daniels will be a very busy boy in the near future as he works on a live-action comedy, once again with NBC and a U.S version of the UK series, Friday Night Dinner. Yang's debut feature, Gay Dude, is due to be released next summer.

- Mindy Kaling

Written by: heyzeus24
Dec 13th, 2011, 1:59 pm

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