“The Assistants” is a half-hour comedy about the misadventures of four Hollywood assistants as they struggle to survive one another and the unpredictable whims of their boss, an eccentric movie producer.
The star of the series is GILLIAN HUGHES, 21. Along with fellow assistants DANNY NEWELL, RIGBY HASTINGS and NATE WARREN, Gillian dreams of one day being a filmmaker. An assistant for the producer ZAK DEL TORO seems like the ideal stepping-stone. The series follows their exploits as they answer phones, sort files, make coffee, clean dental retainers, dig through dumpsters in the dead of night, sabotage celebrity rehabs, break and enter the offices of competing producers, and in general, do anything, at any time, in hopes of winning over their irrepressible boss.
In their down time, the assistants stab one another in the back, fall in and out of love and discover exactly who they are and how far they’ll go to fulfill their dreams.