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Fox Orders REL to Series

May 10, 2018 by  

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REL: Lil Rel Howery in REL on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matt Salacuse/FOX

Fox has ordered REL, a comedy inspired by the life of series star Lil Rel Howery (THE CARMICHAEL SHOW), to series.

Here are the official series details from Fox:


  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Format: Multi-camera comedy
  • W/EP/Star: Lil Rel Howery
  • W/EP: Kevin Barnett & Josh Rabinowitz                                    
  • EP/Showrunner: Mike Scully                                                                   
  • EP/NW: Jerrod Carmichael
  • D: Gerry Cohen
  • Logline: Lil Rel, a prideful, self-made success who lives by the code to “always believe in yourself and great things will come,” finds that attitude put to the test when he learns his wife is having an affair with his own barber. He tries to rebuild his life post-divorce as a long-distance single father on the South Side of Chicago who’s on a quest for love, respect and a new barber. Inspired by Lil Rel’s real life.
  • Cast:
    • Lil Rel Howery ‐ “Lil Rel”
    • Sinbad — “Rel’s Dad”
    • Jess “Hilarious” Moore — “Brittany”
    • Jordan L. Jones – “Nat””

The series joins THE COOL KIDS as a fellow new comedy in the network’s 2018-2019 lineup.

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