Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC

Denis Leary gets another TV show greenlit as IFC has ordered eight episodes of Benders. The half-hour hockey comedy developed under the title Uncle Chubby’s follows a group of friends bonded by an undying obsession with their amateur hockey league. None of the members are near-professional or even truly amateur athletes but that doesn’t stop them from playing slow, out-of-shape, “Hey guys, hold on a second!” hockey. IFC president Jennifer

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IFC developing Denis Leary hockey comedy Uncle Chubby’s

Denis Leary’s Apostle empire has sold the idea of yet another comedy show, this time to IFC. Uncle Chubby’s is a comedy about a group of friends in their late 20s who play hockey together. They decide to take their casual play to the next level and compete for the league title in a competitive adult league. Jim Serpico and Tom Sellitti wrote the script and will executive produce alongside

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