AMC’s Upfront Slate: Network Takes a Crack at Scripted Comedy

New projects From Seth Rogen, Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac

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Having established itself as the home of hit drama series like Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, AMC is looking to crash its way into the comedy business.

On the eve of its March 27 upfront presentation in New York, the cable net revealed that it has four scripted comedy series on tap for 2015 and beyond. Among these are Sober Buddies, a slacker substance abuse comedy from executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Knocked Up, Superbad, Pineapple Express) and an untitled project written by and starring John Leguizamo.

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