August 25, 2014 9:23am PT by Lesley Goldberg
IFC Redeveloping Jamie Denbo's 'Rabbit Hole' With Chelsea Handler
IFC is going down the rabbit hole for a second time.
The cable network home to Portlandia and Garfunkel & Oates is redeveloping Jamie Denbo and Kerri Kenney-Silver's comedy Rabbit Hole, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The scripted comedy was first developed as a scripted/hybrid vehicle in 2011. The premise remains largely the same, with the potential series taking place in Nevada's "second-most-famous" brothel.
As they did with the previous incarnation, UCB alum Denbo (The Heat, Ronna & Beverly) and Kenney-Silver (Reno 911) co-created and co-wrote the project, with the latter starring as Dame Delilah, the madam of the house. Chelsea Handler, Tom Brunelle and Brad Wollack will executive produce through their Borderline Amazing banner with Universal Cable Productions also now on board.
Denbo is repped by CAA, Apostle's George Heller and attorney Allison Binder. Kenney-Silver is with Gersh and Principato Young. Borderline Amazing is with CAA and Hansen Jacobson.
For IFC, Rabbit Hole would join a roster of originals that includes Maron, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Spoils of Babylon, among others.
For Handler and her Borderline Amazing banner, it marks the latest scripted entry the company has developed, including NBC's short-lived Are You There, Chelsea and an ABC comedy starring Chelsea Lately's Fortune Feimster that did not move forward.