“Jerry discovers hot young comedian making fun of him on Twitter, gets him a job writing for a new sitcom.”
It sounds like a fake logline straight out of Jack Moore and Josh Gondelman’s popular Modern Seinfeld Twitter feed — but make just a few tweaks, and you’ll get a true story.
Moore confirmed to EW today that he’s been hired for the writing staff of Fox’s upcoming Alexis Bledel/Jason Ritter sitcom Us & Them, an American spin on the U.K.’s romantic comedy Gavin & Stacey. Given the content of Modern Seinfeld, this shouldn’t be much of a surprise: “I was basically pitching storylines, which is a huge part of being on a writing staff,” he told The Hollywood Reporter, which first noted the news.
Moore isn’t the first young writer to secure a sitcom job via Twitter.
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