Dave Co-producers Dave Bird and Jeff Schaefer joined actor and consultant GaTa on stage for a panel at Sunday’s Deadline Competitive TV event at the Paramount Theater.
“The best shows are the ones that can travel the most in terms of what they can do,” Bird said. “Of course we’re a comedian and we try to make people laugh first and foremost, but life is not always fun … I really wanted to show the full complexity of life as much as possible.”
David Bird and Jeff Schaefer created this comedy series depicting a fictional version of Bird’s life. Lil Dickey (Bird) is an aspiring rapper from Philadelphia and his hype man and best friend is looking for fame with “Gata” Ganter in Deviente. Season 2 begins after Dave has had some success, but is unable to write due to the creative block.
“The first season was all about building together,” Gata said, “just shaking and shaking and letting our dreams come true and follow it. Season 2, we got more emotional because when you’re chasing your dreams and when you’re with your friends As you develop something, you become more emotional so that more emotions are involved. ”
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“This season was about what happens when people achieve their dreams at different rates,” Schaefer said. “For both Davis, Deviente and Dave Bird, to finally come together, we had to go through some dark times to create that special feeling.”
“We call it that DaveBut the show has seemed a bit unfocused in recent episodes, “said Bird. It’s true for life, I’m obviously a guy chasing his dreams and going after certain things, but I’ve never done a show without this guy. He’s one of my best friends of all time and I wouldn’t be where I am without him. “
Season 2 ended on August 2021 and the show has been renewed for the third season.