LeBron & Simmons teaming up for new show "Brotherly Love."
LeBron James' media company SpringHill Entertainment has teamed up with Sixers star Ben Simmons to produce a comedy for NBC based on Simmons' life. According to Deadline's Nellie Andreeva, the show will be called "Brotherly Love," and will feature veteran showrunner Kourtney Kang and LeBron as executive producers.
Below is a description of the show from Andreeva:
Written by Kang’s brother, Patrick Kang, and Michael Levin, Brotherly Love is inspired by the life of Ben Simmons and centers on a unique sibling relationship within a multi-ethnic family. Together, they pursue their dreams while navigating life in the spotlight in Philadelphia, a passionate city where sports is in your blood, and your blood is always boiling.
In addition to Kourtney Kang executive producing alongside LeBron James and Maverick Carter, Patrick Kang and Michael Levin will also serve as co-executive producers. Meanwhile, Ben Simmons and his brother Sean Tribe will be consulting producers. Warner Bros. TV, where SpringHill has a deal, is the studio, according to Deadline.
This is just the latest venture for LeBron's SpringHill Entertainment. The company's TV series portfolio already includes game show "The Wall" on NBC, "The Shop" on HBO, "Do or Dare" on Facebook Watch and the upcoming docu series "Warriors of Liberty City" on Starz, competition reality series "Million Dollar Mile" on CBS and limited scripted series "Madam C.J. Walker."