Aline Brosh McKenna is an American screenwriter and co-creator of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend". She was born on August 2, 1967 in Paris, France and her family moved to the United States when she was six months old. They settled in New Jersey, living in Fort Lee, Demarest and Montvale, and Saddle River where she attended Saddle River Day School. Years later McKenna graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. She moved to New York City and did some freelance writing while looking for a job in publishing. She wrote a script during a six-week screenwriting course at New York University which landed her get an agent. This led to her moving to Los Angeles where several of her screenplays were produced. McKenna married Will McKenna and has two sons with him named Charlie and Leo. She is best known for having written the 2006 film "The Devil Wears Prada ". On May 7, 2015, McKenna filmed a half hour pilot called "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" based on a concept she developed alongside the star and co-executive producer Rachel Bloom. It was originally produced specifically for the Showtime network but they ultimately passed on it. The show was eventually picked up by The CW for their Fall 2015–16 programming and would eventually be renewed twice for subsequent seasons. The series is produced through her production company LeanMachine.