'Dear White People' Showrunner Developing Comedy at Starz

Posted by on June 25, 2019

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Boomerang writer Leigh Davenport and Dear White People showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser are teaming up for a comedy at Starz.

The duo are behind Run the World, a half-hour show in development at the premium cable outlet that centers on a group of black, vibrant, fiercely loyal best friends who live, work and play in Harlem "as they strive for world domination," as Starz puts it. It's an unapologetically female show about friendship and not just surviving, but thriving together.

Davenport created the Lionsgate TV show and will executive produce with Bowser. The project stems from Bowser's overall deal at Starz parent Lionsgate, which also produces Dear White People.

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