Production is currently underway in Los Angeles on the eight-episode Max Original comedy series HOW TO BE A BOOKIE, from Chuck Lorre and Nick Bakay, starring Sebastian Maniscalco, produced by Warner Bros. Television.
Logline: A veteran bookie (Sebastian Maniscalco) struggles to survive the impending legalization of sports gambling, increasingly unstable clients, family, co-workers, and a lifestyle that bounces him around every corner of Los Angeles, high and low.
Cast: The series stars Sebastian Maniscalco, Omar J. Dorsey, Jorge Garcia, Andrea Anders, Vanessa Ferlito, and Maxim Swinton.
Credits: Produced by Warner Bros. Television; written by Chuck Lorre & Nick Bakay; first episode directed by Chuck Lorre; series executive produced by Chuck Lorre through Chuck Lorre Productions and its overall deal with WBTV; executive produced by Nick Bakay; executive produced by and starring Sebastian Maniscalco; executive produced by Judi Marmel; executive produced by Andy Tennant, who will direct multiple episodes.
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