Hulu Orders ‘Downforce’ Comedy Pilot From Alec Berg, Adam Countee & ABC Signature

Hulu has given a pilot order to Downforce (working title) from ABC Signature.

Alec Berg and Adam Countee, who have overall deals at ABC Signature, will executive produce the comedy.

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It’s about an heiress to a dynastic racing team who is thrust back into the family business. She needs to make some hard choices about the future of the team and her family’s legacy.

Non-writing EPs are Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment; Daniel Ricciardo, Amy Solomon; and Lionsgate.

Berg co-created Barry with Bill Hader. He also served as showrunner of the HBO comedy. His previous credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm and Silicon Valley.

Countee worked with Berg on Silicon Valley. He also co-executive produced The Shrink Next Door.

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