Notable for her behind-the-scenes work on Seinfeld, comedienne and comedy writer Carol Leifer is tackling a new project these days, with a half-hour spec script for Have a Great Day in the works. Instead of going down the traditional network pitch route, however, she’s scheduled a live table read for two weeks from today, according to Deadline Hollywood.
Director Richie Keen will lead the project with a cast to include Andy Kindler, Rachael Harris, Kym Whitley, Emily Rutherford, Eric Allan Kramer, and Valerie Harper. If all goes well and Have a Great Day finds a network home, Leifer expressed a strong desire to retain the table read cast permanently. The show itself, will be based on Leifer’s own career, life and family in Los Angeles, and she has described it as “a scripted comedy with room for improvisation.”