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Who knew there was a funny side to gentrification?
‘There Goes the Neighborhood is a series about a white family who moves to a predominantly Black, “newly gentrifying” neighborhood in Cleveland.
Written by former Community executive producers Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan and actor-comedian-writer Ron Funches, co-star of the upcoming NBC/WBTV comedy series Powerless, There Goes the Neighborhood is about the first white family to move into a predominantly black, newly gentrifying neighborhood in Cleveland.
Doozer’s Lawrence and Jeff Ingold executive produce alongside SpringHill’s James and Maverick Carter as well as Goldman, Donovan and Funches. Ohio born-and-raised James resides in his hometown of Akron near Cleveland as he plays for the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers.
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If the single-camera, half hour comedy gets the official green light, this will be the fourth television series to come from SpringHill, following STARZ’ Survivor’s Remorse, CNBC’s Cleveland Hustles and NBC’s upcoming show, The Wall.
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