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Village Gazette - Comedy Starring Amber Ruffin Receives Pilot Presentation Order from NBC

NBC has given a pilot presentation order to comedy, Village Gazette, per Deadline.

The single-camera comedy hails from Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Seth Meyers (SNL, A.P. Bio) and Mike Shoemaker's Sethmaker Shoemakers Productions, Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, and Universal TV.

Ruffin will star in the project as well as co-write the pilot with Shelly Gossman (Saturday Night Live, Alone Together).

Village Gazette centers on Amber (Ruffin), the editor of the Benson Village Gazette. Amber loves fluff pieces that demonstrate the idyllic nature of life in her hometown. When the newspaper owners hire a reporter who's looking to uncover a juicy story in Benson, he threatens to unravel the happy denial Amber has been living in.