Creator/Host Prentice Penny at truTV's 'Upscale with Prentice Penny' Premiere at The London Hotel on March 21, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. 26858_001

Creator/Host Prentice Penny at truTV’s ‘Upscale with Prentice Penny’ Premiere at The London Hotel on March 21, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. 26858_001

 

*Writer-producer Prentice Penny, the executive producer/showrunner on HBO’s acclaimed comedy “Insecure,” has signed with WME for representation, reports Deadline.

Penny’s past TV writing-producing credits include Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” ABC’s “Happy Endings,” and UPN’s” Girlfriends.” He also created and executive produced the NAACP Award-winning Fuse network series, “The Hustle.”

Additionally, the USC grad, who was previously at CAA, hosts and executive produces TruTV’s lifestyle series “Upscale With Prentice Penny.”

The filmmaker also directed an episode of “Insecure” this past season, and produces via his A Penny for Your Thoughts Entertainment banner. He’s currently under an overall deal with HBO.