truTV has ordered a scripted comedy pilot dubbed Those Who Can’t, said network officials.
The show, formerly pitched as a pilot for Amazon Prime’s OTT service, is created by Denver-based comedy troupe The Grawlix and centers on the lives of three dysfunctional high school teachers, said truTV officials.truTV plans to reshoot the entire pilot.
Those That Can't marks the network’s first foray into scripted series, although the network currently airs a sketch comedy series Friends Of The People.
Those Who Can’t will be executively produced by Grawlix members Andrewy Orvedahl, Adam Clayton-Holland and Ben Roy and is produced by Thank You, Brain! Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment.
"We love Adam, Andrew and Ben's unique sense of humor, especially the characters they've created at the center of Those Who Can't," said Marissa Ronca, senior vice president of development & original programming for truTV. "This show is funny, original and the perfect project for truTV to expand into scripted."