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Netflix Acquires Shane Gillis Scripted Comedy ‘Tires’

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Netflix has announced the acquisition of comedian Shane Gillis’ new scripted comedy series, “Tires,” which will be available for streaming on May 23. Gillis stars in the series, serves as an executive producer, is a writer and co-creator. The logline: Will (Steven Gerben), the nervous and unqualified heir to an auto repair chain, attempts to turn his father’s business around despite constant torture from his cousin and now employee, Shane (Shane Gillis).

“Tires” is directed by McKeever. Gillis, Gerben and McKeever are the creators, writers and executive producers. Tires also stars Chris O’Connor, Kilah Fox and Stavros Halkias, with guest appearances by Andrew Schulz. Brandon James is an executive producer for Rough House; Brian Stern and Kenneth Slotnick are executive producers for AGI Entertainment Media & Management. Becky Astphan is an executive producer.

“Tires” is the second production from Gillis and McKeever’s production company, Dad Sick Productions, following Shane’s stand-up special “Beautiful Dogs.”

Netflix, additionally, also ordered a new stand-up special from Gillis.