Netflix has given a straight-to-series order to a comedy set in the front office of the Los Angeles Lakers franchise, according to Variety.
According to the report, the front office series will be written by “The Modern Family” alum Elaine Ko joined by Mindy Kaling (The Office) as an executive producer.
It’s inspired by the personal and professional dynamic between the family owners and front office team that run one of the biggest sports franchises in the world. Billed as a half-hour workplace comedy, the series will follow fictional team governor Eliza Reed as she navigates NBA ownership and family drama with her best friend by her side.
The report reveals that the streamer has ordered 10-episodes for the series with Ko set to act as writer, executive producer, and showrunner.
Kaling will be on board as executive producer under her Kaling International banner, and real-life president of the Lakers Jeanie Buss will also serve as executive producer, along with Lakers executive director Linda Rambis and Howard Klein of 3 Arts.