The Joey Mac Project, starring Joey McIntyre, has set its cast as production gets underway on Pop’s eight-episode scripted comedy series. Adam Ray (MadTV), Jamie Denbo (Orange Is the New Black), Katie Wee (New Girl), Punam Patel (Kevin from Work), and Jordan Black (Community) join McIntyre as series regulars.
The Joey Mac Project stars McIntyre as himself in a hilarious quest to be taken seriously as a legit actor that eventually lands him a gig as a talk show host at a cable network called The Comfy Channel. As Joey starts to navigate the talk show circuit, he is joined by his often misguided manager and team. McIntyre’s real-life family members will also star in the show as themselves, including his wife Barrett and their three children, Griffin (eight years old), Rhys (six years old) and Kira (five years old).
Ray will play Alex, Joey’s longtime manager and confidant whose poor impulse control and short-term ideas have led to a successful codependent relationship with Joey, who is always looking for the next job.
Denbo is Sam Kandor, a former broadcast network president, who after an epic breakdown has adopted a more balanced lifestyle full of incense, yoga and a new gig at The Comfy Channel.
Wee plays Paige Kwan, the perky, ultra-driven VP of Development at The Comfy Channel who often oversteps when it comes to the production of Joey’s show.
Patel is Soozie, the long-suffering assistant to Sam and overly obsessive fan of New Kids on the Block.
Black plays Malcolm, a joyless executive at The Comfy Channel who keeps a tight watch over the show and Sam’s over-the-top ideas.
The Joey Mac Project is produced by T Group Productions and executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy, Joey McIntyre, Jenny Daly, Paul Greenberg and Tim Gibbons.
Ray is repped by APA and Avalon TV. Patel is repped by APA and Principato-Young. Denbo is repped by Pakula/King & Associates.