Joel McHale Will Be Forced to Work with Millennials in CBS Comedy Pilot ‘The Great Indoors’

Joel McHaleJoel McHale might be headed to CBS. According to The Hollywood Reporter, McHale has signed on to star in a multi-cam pilot at the network called The Great Indoors, which centers on “an adventure reporter who must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.” Here’s more on McHale’s character from THR:

McHale will star as Joel, an outdoorsy guy’s guy with a sardonic sense of humor. The longtime star reporter for The Great Outdoors magazine, Joel has climbed mountains, confronted bears and led a life of excitement and adventure. But when he’s sidelined by an injury, he’s forced to take a desk job in the publication’s digital and social media department, surrounded by a team of millennials who view him as an exotic and ancient oddity from another place and time.

Tosh.0′s Mike Gibbons wrote the pilot and will executive produce.

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