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Norman Lear Developing ‘Guess Who Died’ Comedy at NBC

TV comedy legend Norman Lear has a show in the works at NBC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has given a pilot production commitment to a single-cam comedy from Lear and Peter Tolan called Guess Who Died. Set in a senior living [...]

By Megh Wright

Jim Gaffigan in Talks to Turn His CBS Pilot Into a Series at TV Land

In May, CBS passed on ordering comedian Jim Gaffigan's family sitcom pilot Gaffigan to series, but it looks like the show may be finding new life on another network. Deadline reports that TV Land has been in talks with Sony TV, the studio that [...]

By Bradford Evans

CBS Orders Jim Gaffigan and Peter Tolan’s Family Sitcom to Pilot

Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan and Rescue Me creator/Larry Sanders Show writer Peter Tolan began developing a show for CBS last year, and now the network has ordered the series to pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The untitled show [...]

By Bradford Evans

Robert Ben Garant to Direct a ‘Baywatch’ Movie (This Is Real)

In a movie that will likely be 50% in slow motion, Robert Ben Garant is going to direct a comedic version of the syndicated drama about boobs on the beach. The Baywatch script was written by Peter Tolan (creator of Rescue Me, Larry Sanders Show [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Jim Gaffigan Sells a Show to CBS, Leslye Headland Sells to NBC

Jim Gaffigan and Peter Tolan (Rescue Me creator, Larry Sanders Show writer) have sold a single-camera comedy to CBS. (Hot Pilot.) This comes over ten years after Welcome to New York, Jim's first attempt at creating and starring in his own show. [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Sean Hayes Gets Rescue Me Creator For New Gay Dad Sitcom

Whether your dad is gay or straight, we're all going to need him to stop humiliating us and wait in the parking lot. Sean Hayes' NBC sitcom is reportedly in the process of landing Rescue Me co-creator Peter Tolan and Tolan's writing partner [...]

By Halle Kiefer