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IMDb launches digital series on Hollywood’s aborted comedy projects

Amazon-owned entertainment content site IMDb debuted a new digital docuseries today featuring comedians sharing TV concepts they pitched over the years that failed to ever get off the ground. UnMade offers a glimpse ...
January 16, 2019

Amazon-owned entertainment content site IMDb debuted a new digital docuseries today featuring comedians sharing TV concepts they pitched over the years that failed to ever get off the ground.

UnMade offers a glimpse behind the scenes that could have been. The various comedians’ scripts are then brought to life with a team of actors and a professional crew, offering a sense of what Hollywood missed out on, for better or worse.

The first three episodes dropped today (Jan. 16), with Jay Chandrasekhar, Kristen Schaal and Rainn Wilson (pictured) sharing their respective “unmade” projects. Future guests will include Nick Cannon, Bobby Moynihan, Tig Notaro, Paul Rust, Reggie Watts and Weird Al Yankovic.

IMDb has made the series available on its iOS and Android apps, and the recently launched AVOD service IMDb Freedive, available on desktop and Fire TV.

UnMade is produced for IMDb by LA-based comedy prodco Big Breakfast.

UnMade provides fans with a comedic new perspective on how the industry works, and why certain projects get made… or don’t,” said Steve Bernstein, GM of IMDb Video, in a statement. “Following the success of IMDb original series like The IMDb Show, So Far, No Small Parts and Casting Calls, we are thrilled to team up with Big Breakfast to offer even more original videos for our customers to dive deeper into the stories that shape the industry.”

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