Barely Managing

Creator: John McLean
Age rating: 13 and older
A wunderkind campaign manager falls on rough times when his biggest client runs his campaign into the ground. After being blacklisted, his old colleagues propose they start going after smaller fish... He just didn't think that smaller fish meant book clubs and HS elections

Latest Work

  • Pilot Script 3
    11/14/17
    Creative Notes:
    Restructuring, character work, and clean up
    Logline:
    Campaign Manager David Scovel is blacklisted when his candidate is caught in a scandal. Struggling to survive, he is thrown a lifeline in the form of a high school treasury election. Now he must make the decision between his job and what's left of his dignity

All Work

  • Pilot Script 2 - Barely Managing
    10/19/17
    Creative Notes:
    Tightening everything up. Some dialogue edits. Minor changes to opening scene.
    Logline:
    Campaign Manager David Scovel is blacklisted when his candidate is caught in a scandal. Struggling to survive, he is thrown a lifeline in the form of a high school treasury election. Now he must make the decision between his job and what's left of his dignity
  • Pilot Script 1 - Barely Managing - Pilot
    06/19/17
    Logline:
    Campaign Manager David Scovel is blacklisted when his candidate is caught in a scandal. Struggling to survive, he is thrown a lifeline in the form of a high school treasury election. Now he must make the decision between his job and what's left of his dignity