Written by and starring Pell and Lutz, Mapleworth Murders centers on Abigail Mapleworth (Pell), a murder-mystery writer who solves homicides in her quaint small town of New Woodstream. Each episode of the comedic crime procedural will feature guest victims and suspects as we answer the bigger question of the series: Why the hell are there so many murders in one small town?
Executive producers include SNL vets Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers.
Among the actors set to recur on the series from Universal Television are a trio former SNL castmembers Fred Armisen, Tim Meadows and Maya Rudolph. Also cast as recurrings are Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, D’Arcy Carden, Pam Murphy, Ben Warheit, Annie Mumolo,