James Berg Creates “Rita Rocks”

James Berg, who was a consulting producer on Gilmore Girls for 19 episodes and writer for 2 episodes, has developed a new Lifetime Television comedy series, Rita Rocks. Along with Stan Zimmerman, James Berg is credited with the creation of the show.

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Rita Rocks, Lifetime’s first original primetime comedy series, will air five new episodes in a one week strip starting on October 20th. It will kick off with Reba for highest impact.

Rita Rocks stars Nicole Sullivan, Richard Ruccolo, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Kelly Gould. The show follows the life of Rita Clements, an overworked wife and mother who has encountered an identity crisis. She dusts off her guitar after being passed over for a promotion at work, and this wife and mom forms a garage band.

James Berg is joined with co-executive producers Stan Zimmerman, Jeffrey Hodes and Nastaran Dibai.

Image credit: Danny Feld © LIFETIME ENTERTAINMENT

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    • Outraged viewer

      I believe the show was created by both Stan Zimmerman and James Berg. Your headline was very misleading. Please fix that shit.

      A “Zimmerfan”

    • Arieanna

      The first paragraph clarifies that, but because this site is about Gilmore Girls, I try to be as succinct as possible in my titles, by making the Gilmore Girls tie-in obvious.

      Hope that makes sense :)