Month: March 2016

14 Mar 2016

Channel 4 Announces New Comedy Pilot

Channel Four invites you to the worst dinner party that’s ever happened in the world anywhere. The Circuit, produced by Merman and written by Dennis Kelly (Utopia, Pulling) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe, Pulling) is a brand new comedy pilot commissioned by Channel 4 about the horror and hilarity of social engagement. Gabe (Adeel Akhtar) and […]

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14 Mar 2016
Merman

Merman making a splash

Sharon Horgan had wanted to name one of her daughters Muireann, but didn’t as her husband couldn’t pronounce it. While this would become a running joke on Horgan’s critically acclaimed relationship sitcom Catastrophe, it also informs why Horgan chose the name Merman for the company she founded with producer Clelia Mountford. “There’s no huge reason […]

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11 Mar 2016
Catastrophe BGP Awards

Catastrophe Wins at BGP Awards 2016

Best writer Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney for Catastrophe, an Avalon Television production with co-producers Birdbath Productions & Merman for Channel 4 Best comedy Catastrophe, an Avalon Television production with co-producers Birdbath Productions & Merman for Channel 4

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