Jessica Simpson To Star in NBC Comedy About Her Life

Jessica Simpson To Star in NBC Comedy About Her Life
Celebrity

According to Deadline, Jessica Simpson will be starring in a pilot presentation for a comedy based on the singer’s life. The pilot iscurrently being developed by Nick Bakay and has been ordered by NBC.

“I often find myself thinking that no one could ever make up the things that actually happen in my life,” Simpson said of the series, “so between the real life elements and a great team of writers, I think we’ll have people laughing!”

 Hopefully Jessica’s acting has gotten a little better since 2005′s The Dukes of Hazzard!

The series, should it be picked up, will be produced by Bakay, former co-Chairman of NBC Universal Ben Silverman, and Jessica’s father Joe Simpson.

“Jessica Simpson is truly a modern-day Lucy with incredible comedic chops,” commented Silverman, who clearly hasn’t seen The Dukes of Hazzard.

“From running a fashion empire to wrangling her public image as a new mom, we see Jessica’s character approach a variety of ‘everyday’ circumstances that will get audiences laughing out loud.”

Ashton Tyler | Elite.

Photo Credit: Robert Mora/Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Andrew Alvez

Andrew is a sports authority. One of the most knowledgeable sports journalists in the industry. Andrew boasts his two degrees in Communication and English to credit his writing ability. As a co-editor and writer Andrew tries his best to better the Sports page every time he graces the illustrious pages of Elite Daily.

More In Celebrity

Entertainment Veronica Grossman

This Baby Looks Exactly Like John Legend (Photo)

Now, here’s something you don’t see every day. Rahel (or @_rahellla on Twitter) decided that her nephew Caden looks a lot like John Legend, and shared his cute little babyface with the world. The photo went up yesterday around 6:30 pm and has since gained over 7,700 retweets and 9,000 favorites, which is a staggering number […]

Also On Elite

Strategy

How The Government Could Substantially Lessen The Cost Of College But Refuses To

Recently, in an extremely relatable stand-up performance, a famous comedian appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to talk about the insanity of paying for his kids to go to college. When he revealed the lengths he’d go to in order to avoid doing so, he likely captured the frustrations of many American parents […]

Motivation

Not Everyone Makes It: 5 Reasons Why The World Is Filled With Wantrepreneurs

I absolutely hate going to networking events and getting caught up in conversations with wantrepreneurs. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about helping people start up with their ideas, but there are far too many wantrepreneurs in the world today. I attribute my success to one main thing: the fact that I took massive action […]

Press Play

Armin Van Buuren Remixes ‘Frozen’ Hit Song ‘Let it Go’ (Listen)

“Frozen” is here to stay. Disney sure knows demographics, looking now to appeal to an older generation of fans who grew up watching their movies. The DConstructed album is their latest marketing strategy, brilliantly recruiting some of the top-names in EDM to remix some Disney classics for good measure. Songs like “Circle of Life,” “Once Upon a Dream” […]