The Groundlings

Andrea Savage is not sorry for how she portrays herself on new series 'I'm Sorry'

Andrea Savage is not sorry for how she portrays herself on new series 'I'm Sorry'

Frequently spotted in some of the sharpest TV comedies of recent years (“Episodes,” HBO’s “Veep” as President Laura Montez), Andrea Savage gets a series of her own with “I’m Sorry,” which premieres Wednesday on truTV.

Inspired by her real life as an alumni of the Groundlings, Savage portrays a comedy writer who is occasionally hampered by an improv-honed, inappropriate mind as she and her husband (Tom Everett Scott) navigate Los Angeles’ awkward moments as adults and parents.

Reached by phone the day after she first saw her face on a bus ad for “I’m Sorry" while driving with her mother (“I screamed,” she said), Savage talked about her new...

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