23 Jan 2015
Music Lovers

Merman’s Music Lovers set for BBC iPlayer

The BBC launched a brand new set of iPlayer comedy shorts, set to debut on Friday 13th February 2015. Entitled Funny Valentines, the nine comedies include contributions from a range of top-name comedy talent. Merman Films produced Music Lovers written by and starring Sara Pascoe about the nearly-believable Norwegian band Monozygotic. The short features extracts […]

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07 Oct 2014
Todd Margaret

Merman and David Cross bring back Todd Margaret

Merman is very excited to be producing a third season of the David Cross show The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret. David Cross said: “As thrilled as I am to not have to answer the question, ‘Hey man, will there be a third series of Todd Margaret or what?’ anymore, the true thrill comes […]

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12 Sep 2014
Sharon Horgan writes new US Sitcom

Sharon Horgan writes new US Sitcom

Sharon Horgan is working on an American sitcom with Bob Servant creator Neil Forsyth. The pair are writing A Sort Of Family, about a single man who discovers he has a teenage son from an old one-night stand. America’s CBS network is developing the idea for a multi-camera comedy, Hollywood website Deadline reports. Yesterday it was […]

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11 Sep 2014

Merman Launches

Award-winning writer performer Sharon Horgan (Pulling, Dead Boss) and award-winning producer Clelia Mountford (A Young Doctor’s Notebook, Cockroaches) are launching Merman Films. Mountford will take the role of Managing Director of Merman Films globally and Horgan will be responsible for creative output. Merman will produce scripts by Horgan and will work with a roster of other […]

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29 May 2014
Catastrophe to hit C4

Catastrophe to hit C4

Channel 4 has ordered a full series of Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s sitcom Catastrophe. The show revolves around an Irish woman and an American man ‘who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London’. Channel 4’s head of comedy Phil Clarke said that the show will go to series near the […]

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