Vanessa Bayer-Led Comedy Big Deal Scores Pilot Order at Showtime

TVLine | 11/18/2019 | Rebecca Iannucci
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In case you hadn’t heard, Vanessa Bayer is kind of a Big Deal.

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Showtime has handed a pilot order to the SNL alum’s comedy project, just over a year after it went into development, TVLine has learned.

Inspired by Bayer’s own past, Big Deal stars the actress as a woman who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a QVC host. Bayer will also executive-produce the half-hour comedy alongside SNL scribe Jeremy Beiler, while Michael Showalter (Search Party) will direct and Jessi Klein (Big Mouth) will serve as showrunner.

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“Vanessa Bayer is such a sharp and joyful comic talent, and in Big Deal she mines the...
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