Jenny Slate's New FX Show Will Be Your Favorite New Thing
Last month we reported a rumor that Jenny Slate (Obvious Child, Parks and Recreation, your imaginary slumber parties) may be teaming back up with Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm (her co-collaborators on Obvious Child) for her own TV show on FX. Just the hint of a possibility of more Jenny Slate in our lives had us celebrating like
So the fact that it’s been confirmed has us all like
But if that has you excited, just wait until you read the show’s synopsis. You’re gonna go full
The pilot is an honest comedy exploring the adult female friendship of two creative partners as they embark on a cross-country road trip. Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor star as “Lou” and “Viv,” two gutsy born and raised New Yorkers who discover each other in their 30s, make a movie together, and jump into the great unknown of their next project. Lou and Viv find strength and vulnerability in each other, learning how to have a fight and somehow still get back in the car. It’s like Thelma and Louise — but nobody dies.