Netflix Orders ‘Disjointed’ From Chuck Lorre Starring Kathy Bates

· Netflix has ordered Disjointed, a new comedy from blockbuster executive producer Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Mom, Mike & Molly, Two and a Half Men), starring Academy Award® and Emmy® winner Kathy Bates (Misery, American Horror Story), via Warner Bros. Television

· The half-hour multi-camera comedy has been ordered straight to series, with an initial order of 20 episodes.

· Lorre and David Javerbaum (The Daily Show, An Act of God) are executive producers/writers of the new series, from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television for Netflix

· Logline: Disjointed is a workplace comedy starring Kathy Bates as a lifelong advocate for legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of an L.A.–area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three budtenders, her twenty-something son and a deeply troubled security guard. All of them are more or less constantly high.

· A three-time Academy Award nominee, Bates won the lead actress Oscar® for Misery and was twice nominated for supporting actress, for her work in Primary Colors and About Schmidt

· In television, Bates has won two Emmy Awards — for supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie in American Horror Story: Coven, and for guest actress in a comedy series for Two and a Half Men, executive produced by Lorre — and has been nominated for a total of 13, including two lead actress noms for her starring role in Warner Bros. Television’s Harry’s Law

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