By Laughspin Staff | May 9, 2014 at 4:17 pm | No comments | News, TV/Movies | Tags: amy poehler, billy eichner, difficult people, love the one you’re with, majordomo, moguls, royal, usa networkUSA joins TBS, FX and IFC as yet another network pouring money into developing original comedy series. After greenlighting its first original comedy series in over a decade — Sirens — the USA network announced a healthy slate of comedies currently in development. Its EMT sitcom and recently-debuted Playing House hope to make the cable channel a comedy destination. A pilot presentation has already been ordered for Amy Poehler-executive produced Difficult People. Created by and starring Billy Eichner (pictured) and Julie Klausner, the show is about two pop culture-obsessed best friends and comedians in New York City who hate pretty much everyone except each other.Also being developed at USA is Love The One You’re With is a cougar comedy about a free-spirited woman who reluctantly falls in love with an aggressive man 14 years younger than her. The script comes from Legally Blonde scribe Karen McCullah. Royal is a fresh family comedy with a biker twist. Nick Schenk’s script follows the titular character, a recently defected Hells Angel member, who moves back to the suburbs to care for his dead sister’s children. Naturally, the transition is pretty difficult.Moguls is a single-camera comedy about employees of a popular Colorado ski resort. The show will focus on a young man who thinks he’s in charge and a woman from the corporate office who knows she’s in charge. Lastly, Queer as Folk‘s Jon Tolins pens a script about a longtime friendship tested when a struggling documentarian becomes his real estate mogul friend’s personal assistant. Michael Urie stars in Majordomo.Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every day!Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more! Listen to the most recent episode below!
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