CBS Orders Comedy Series Starring Robin Williams, Will Arnett, and Anna Faris
CBS today announced that they’ve picked up four new comedy series for the fall. Here’s the rundown on the new shows:
Mom comes from co-creator Chuck Lorre and stars Anna Faris as a newly-sober single mother working as a waitress in Napa Valley. The Millers comes from My Name Is Earl creator Greg Garcia and stars Will Arnett as a newly-divorced guy whose parents move in with him. Crazy Ones is a father-daughter workplace comedy created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The network’s final new comedy, We Are Men, stars Chris Smith, Kal Penn, Tony Shalhoub, and Jerry O’Connell as four guys living in a short-term rental complex.The network has yet to announce where on the schedule these new shows are going, although Mom is expected to slide into the 8:30 vacant slot in CBS’s Monday night comedy block. CBS will unveil its full fall schedule next week.