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‘The Office’ EPs Ben Silverman & Paul Lieberstein Team For Remote Workplace Comedy Inspired By New Normal Amid Covid-19 Crisis

‘The Office’ EPs Ben Silverman & Paul Lieberstein Team For Remote Workplace Comedy Inspired By New Normal Amid Covid-19 Crisis

Exclusive: What would a workplace comedy look like in the current environment of offices around the world closed and employees working remotely under stay-at-home mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus? Ben Silverman and Paul Lieberstein, former executive producers of one of the most popular workplace comedies ever, The Office, are taking inspiration from the current situation for a remote workplace comedy series in the works at Big Breakfast, a comedy banner under Silverman and Howard Owens’ Propagate Content.

“So many of us are jumping on daily Zoom meetings — for work and beyond,” Silverman said. “We are in a new normal and are personally navigating ways to remain connected and productive at work and in our home lives. With the brilliant Paul Lieberstein at the helm, we think we have a series that not only brings humor and comfort during this troubling time but will also be an inventive

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