Joanne Brown is HERE is a new digital series about a Brentwood socialite who discovers she’s penniless after the sudden death of her philandering husband. It is a stripped-down comedy following Joanne Brown (Joanne Baron) as she negotiates life as a widow – money she thought they had (and didn’t), his faithfulness (he wasn’t), and life among the famous and desperately youthful. Each episode is approximately five minutes in length and shot with a handheld camera, using improvised dialogue based on a detailed outline. Though centered in the world of Brentwood, it includes many other locations, both exotic and mundane, and features famous actors Robin Wright, Jeff Goldbloom, Jimmy Fallon portraying themselves, utilizing both real and fictional elements. The tone of the series resembles "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Louie", and "Girls".
Joanne Brown is HERE | S1:E4 | Back in Brentwood, Joanne has a nasty encounter with a tree root and leaves a note on the unkempt neighbors door! As it turns out, the neighbor is none other than actress Robin Wright! Later that night, Robin greets Joanne at her home and hilarity ensues.
Joanne Brown is HERE | S1:E7 | Joanne gets a funny idea in her head that she will now help Tariq Trotter (Black Thought from The Roots) with his brand. They bond over his recently deceased dog and think about a way to "work" together!
Joanne Brown is HERE | S1:E8 | During their meeting, a conflict arises between Wyatt Cenac and Tariq around Tariq's dog... In order to diffuse the situation, Joanne strategically diverts their attention to focus on her new 'branding idea'.