What originally happened was that Nat and Alex had a band, and the idea evolved based on that.
Spinal Tap meets The Little Rascals was my concept...
The Timmerman Brothers—a band no longer famous—consists of three siblings, who in real life are Polly's nephews, Nat and Alex's cousins, and thus Jesse's brothers and cousin.
In addition, Jesse's real life father, Polly's brother, and thus Nat and Alex's uncle reoccurs as the school principal.
Draper told them that they should not become preoccupied by the comments written by either the press or their viewers.
In addition to prohibiting their boys from searching their names online, Draper and Wolff forbid them from auditioning.
He then confesses to his mother that he was puzzled as to what the instructions were.
In another instance, during production for the fourth episode of the second season, as the boys play restlessly on a purple sofa, their mother (who was not directing the episode) admonishes them over the loudspeaker by saying, "Both of you, try to smile more." Occasionally, family disputes occur on set; for example, in July 2008—after filming for a long period of time on the set—when Draper gives one of the boys' an instruction, one of them replies, "I know, Mom! Lee, the siblings act "chatty, guileless, fun-loving," much as they do in their genuine lives.
As a mockumentary, the storyline is an embellishment of their real lives, and the fictional presence of a camera is often acknowledged.
The show stars Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff, the lead singer-songwriter, and drummer, respectively.
The Naked Brothers Band series..intimate and genuine in its approach to dealing with everyday kid issues through the larger-than-life story of kid rock stardom.
Principal photography takes place at the former stage one division of Broadway Stages in Greenpoint, Brooklyn over the summer and early fall, so the boys attend private school throughout most of the year.
In addition to Draper, the other writers for the series were Magda Liolis, and Michael Rubiner and Bob Mittenthal. ' I say, 'It's the same as in real life.' They don't listen to me as a mother. By the third season, Draper and Judge directed every other TV movie, with Mark Salisbury directing the initial animated episode and Rosario Roveto, Jr. Draper managed to also keep an eye on her two boys.