Dead Pilots Society

In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Noah Findling (The New York Times, Comedy Central).

http://maximumfun.org/shows/dead-pilots-society

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 106 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 22 hours 29 minutes

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episode 35: Episode 35 - Episode 35 - The Recent Calls of Annabel Phipps written by Billy Finnegan (Grace & Frankie)


This month’s episode is called The Recent Calls of Annabel Phipps written by Billy Finnegan (Grace & Frankie). It's an unconventional romantic comedy where Girl meets Boy, Boy very much doesn’t notice. Girl meets bus, Boy notices… sort of.  Stay tuned after the table read for Andrew’s interview with Billy. Billy discusses his early transition from New York playwright to LA comedy writer, the development process of Annabel Phipps, and soooo much more...


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 2019-02-28  1h29m
 
 

episode 34: Episode 34 - Birthright written by Joel Kim Booster (Comedy Central, Conan)


Our dead pilot this month is Birthright written by Joel Kim Booster (Comedy Central, Conan). We recorded this one live from SF Sketchfest! Birthright is based in part on Joel’s real life. This outrageous and raw pilot centers on Joel Miller. Adopted by white, Midwestern evangelical parents, Joel "knew he was gay before he knew he was Asian". When he has a falling out with his adoptive parents, he goes in search of his birth mother...


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 2019-01-31  50m
 
 

episode 33: Episode 33 - American Alien written by Sierra Teller Ornelas (Superstore, Happy Endings)


Our dead pilot this month is called American Alien written by Sierra Teller Ornelas (Superstore, Happy Endings). We recorded this one live from The USC Comedy Festival! American Alien centers around Denise “Dee Dee” and Sonny Mendoza, a small-town brother-and-sister team who struggle to keep their working-class jobs while also protecting vulnerable space aliens from everyday pitfalls in their hometown of Tucson, Arizona...


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 2018-12-20  1h9m
 
 

episode 32: Episode 32 - The Prince written by Mehar Sethi (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bojack Horseman)


Our dead pilot this month is The Prince by Mehar Sethi (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bojack Horseman). When Dave Whitney, a ruthless corporate fixer in Texas, is passed over for a promotion in his family's oil business, he decides to take the whole company down...


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 2018-11-29  1h24m
 
 

episode 31: Episode 31 - Mr. Joyce's Opus written by Brian Gallivan (The McCarthy’s, Happy Endings)


Our dead pilot this month was written by Brian Gallivan (The McCarthy’s, Happy Endings). It’s called Mr. Joyce’s Opus and it centers around Chuck Joyce, a catholic school teacher, who decides to throw out his curriculum to connect with his students despite the fact that his students are horrible little monsters. Andrew interviews Brian regarding his dead pilot and you’ll also listen to a live table read of Mr. Joyce’s Opus, performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors...


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 2018-10-25  1h21m
 
 

episode 30: Episode 30 - Talk Nerdy to Me written by Morgan Murphy (2 Broke Girls, Jimmy Kimmel Live)


Our pilot this month is so great and so special! It’s written by Morgan Murphy (2 Broke Girls, Jimmy Kimmel Live) and it’s called Talk Nerdy to Me. The log line for this one is a squad of four dorky but brilliant women sharing a house in Venice, CA deal with VR porn, leaky rowboats, people urinating while rollerblading, and other facts of life in Silicon Beach...


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 2018-09-27  1h23m
 
 

episode 29: Episode 29 - Suspended written by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless, S#*! My Dad Said)


This month’s pilot is hilarious! It's written by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless, S#*! My Dad Said). It’s called Suspended and it centers around an honors English Literature teacher accustomed to teaching the best and brightest who winds up being put in charge of a bunch of students in in-school suspension...


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 2018-08-23  1h27m
 
 

episode 28: Episode 28 - Gold written by Jenji Kohan (Weeds, Orange is the New Black)


This month’s pilot is a special one written by the great Jenji Kohan! Jenji created Weeds, Orange is the New Black, and is the executive producer of the new hit Netflix series Glow. Her pilot this week is called Gold and it’s about a divorce lawyer named Bobby Gold and the volatile marriages he’s paid to break up...


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 2018-07-26  43m
 
 

episode 27: Episode 27 - Rob 5000 written by Caroline Williams (Arrested Development)


This month’s pilot is a special one written by Caroline Williams! It’s called Rob 5000 and it’s about two girls who buy a robot boyfriend and the chaos that ensues...


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 2018-06-28  1h13m
 
 

episode 26: Episode 26 - Adulting written by Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein (Never Been Kissed; He’s Just Not That Into You)


Adulting stars Jessica Rothe as Penny, Scott Michael Foster as Matt, Lucas Neff as Gil, Katelyn Tarver as Ruth, Toni Trucks as Sabine, Jamie Denbo as Faye, Hank Chen as Dave/Cop #1, Marc Evan Jackson as Frandon, Ayden Mayeri as Colleen/Lady/Cop #2/Clerk, and Andrew Reich with stage directions. In this episode, Andrew Reich interviews Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein (Never Been Kissed; He’s Just Not That Into You) regarding their dead pilot, Adulting...


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 2018-05-31  1h23m