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'Suburgatory's' Emily Kapnek Inks Overal Deal With Warner Bros. TV (Exclusive)

She'll continue to serve as showrunner on the ABC comedy and develop additional projects for the studio.

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Emily Kapnek

Warner Bros. Television is expanding its relationship with Emily Kapnek.

The Suburgatory creator has inked a two-year overall deal with the studio behind the second-year comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

Under the pact, Kapnek will continue to serve as showrunner on ABC's Suburgatory and develop new projects for the studio.

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From WBTV, Suburgatory -- which stars Jane Levy and Jeremy Sisto -- has been a solid performer as a lead-in for Modern Family on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. The series, which appears poised for a third-season renewal, airs its second-season finale Wednesday with back-to-back episodes starting at 8 p.m. Kapnek also directed the finale. 

Kapnek, whose credits include Hung and Parks and Recreation, is repped by UTA, the Gotham Group and attorney Jamie Mandelbaum. She also created pilots Wiener Park with Donal Logue at NBC and The Emancipation of Ernesto, starring Wilmer Valderrama for Fox.

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