ABC Sets February Premiere Date for ‘Not Dead Yet’: TCA

Not Dead Yet
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PASADENA, CALIF. — ABC has set a February 8 date for its new original comedy series Not Dead Yet, starring Gina Rodriguez.

Rodriguez stars as a broke, single writer looking to restart her career as an obituary writer who gets advice from the dead people whose lives she’s writing about, according to the network. Along with Rodriguez, the series also stars Hannah Simone, Lauren Ash, Rick Glassman, Josh Banday and Angela Gibbs.

Not Dead Yet is executive produced by Rodriguez as well as Casey Johnson, David Windsor, Dean Holland, Mary Viola and Corey Marsh. ■

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.