Amy Poehler’s company brings new comedy series to Amazon

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Amy Poehler is teaming with Tracy Oliver, the writer of Girl’s Trip, to work on a ten-episode comedy series for Amazon Prime Video. Here’s everything you need to know…

Poehler’s company Paper Kite Productions is working on the series, which Oliver has created and written. The show is currently being referred to as Untitled Tracy Oliver Project, and it was previously known as Harlem.

Deadline describes the show as “a single-camera comedy following the lives of four black women – friends from their college days at NYU – as they navigate sex, relationships and chasing their dreams.”

Oliver is quoted as saying this: “This series is a dream project for me. I found the perfect partners in Amy Poehler, Amazon Studios and Universal, who have championed this project from the beginning. I can’t wait to get started and share the story of these four women navigating the complexities of adulthood through their unbreakable friendship.”

And Amazon’s Vernon Sanders said this: “We are huge fans of Tracy and have long admired her work. She’s an incredibly talented writer and producer, and we’re thrilled to work with her on a project that reflects the kind of inclusive, joyful creative content we want to be involved with at Amazon Studios, and that our Amazon Prime Video customers want to see. We’re also so excited to be in business with Amy and Paper Kite. Jen Salke and I have known Amy for many years, and we’re so pleased to have the opportunity to work with her again.”

We’ll bring you more news as we hear it.