Joe Simpson, father and manager of pop stars Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, has teamed with veteran tween and teen series producer Tommy Lynch for a comedy series project set up at Nickelodeon. The untitled show will be loosely based on Simpson’s real-life experience as a psychologist raising two daughters in Texas. The story in the comedy project centers on one of the daughters who begins imitating her father and giving life advice to other kids in her school.
Emily Cutler (ABC’s “Carpoolers”) is writing the script, with Simpson and Lynch executive producing.
Following his daughters’ success, Simpson has segued into producing, shepherding Jessica and Ashlee’s TV projects and, most recently, the ABC drama series “Women’s Murder Club.”
Lynch has a long-standing relationship with Nickelodeon, having produced such Nick series as “South of Nowhere,” “Romeo!” and most recently “The Troop.”
Simpson is repped by UTA. Lynch is with WME. Cutler is with WME and Evolution.