Amber Ruffin Writing and Starring in NBC Pilot Non-Evil Twin

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Amber Ruffin has received her first pilot order from NBC for a new comedy, Non-Evil Twin, which she will star in and write.

The multi-camera pilot centers around Ruffin’s character, who is forced to take over her sister’s role as the head of a Fortune 500 company, despite her lack of business knowledge and familiarity with her sister’s management style.

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Ruffin, who recently signed an overall deal with Universal Television, will write the pilot with Kenny Smith, co-showrunner of shows like Black-ish and Kenan, and will executive produce alongside her writing partner Jenny Hagel.

NBC has been actively ordering comedy pilots, including the recently announced St. Denis Medical, a mockumentary-style workplace comedy from Justin Spitzer and Eric Ledgin, creators of Superstore and American Auto.

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Ruffin’s pilot comes as her own late-night show, The Amber Ruffin Show, has scaled back to occasional specials instead of weekly episodes.

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