AMERICAN MEAT 

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AMERICAN MEAT is a meditation on toxic masculinity and the fall of the American Middle Class. 

We follow Travis, a classic underachiever who works at a dying mall. His obsession with overpowering and objectifying women comes from his deep insecurity with himself. 

With a brother suffering from debilitating PTSD, an extreme couponer for a mother, and an ex-wrestler for a dad, Travis always seems to get lost in the shuffle. 

AMERICAN MEAT is propelled by what is happening right now in the news. Each episode will be ripped directly from the headlines, from Flint, Michigan to Donald Trump. 


SHIFTS

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SHIFTS is the story of a brunch restaurant in the middle of Manhattan. Based on my years of serving in the city, SHIFTS is all about hangovers, hookups, and hedonists.

I have worked in resteraunts since I was a teenager, and I have learned one thing: serving is a stupid job for smart people.   


KNIGHTS AND WEEKENDS

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KNIGHTS AND WEEKENDS is the story about a group of deadbeats who work at a run-down, failing Medieval Times-inspired dinner theater. When the rumor of foreclosure starts floating around, one woman has to use everything she's got to unite the team, and save the restaurant from an evil creep who wants to turn it into a strip club.  

Written by Ellen and her longtime collaborator Becca Plunkett, KNIGHTS AND WEEKENDS is about battles for honor, power, and who gets to go home early.