Written by Porter and McCabe, Fruits of Thy Labor follows three generations of an African-American showbiz dynasty navigating their way through life, love, politics and career.
Porter and McCabe executive produce with Berlanti Productions’ Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and David Madden. Berlanti Prods’ recently elevated EVP Television Jonathan Gabay is producing. Berlanti Productions produces in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Fruits of Thy Labor is Porter’s first foray into television series writing. The project also marks a reunion for Porter and Berlanti: Porter appeared in 2000’s The Broken Hearts Club, which Berlanti wrote and directed as his feature film debut.
The project is Porter and McCabe’s second collaboration. They previously worked together on McCabe’s play The Purists,