‘The McCarthys’ Creator Brian Gallivan Developing ’29’ Comedy at NBC

29_bookThe McCarthys creator Brian Gallivan has a new comedy in development at NBC. According to Deadline, the network is developing a single-cam comedy written by Gallivan called 29. Based on the 2010 novel by Adena Halpern, the series follows on Ellie Jerome, “a young-at-heart 75-year-old who feels she has more in common with her 29-year-old granddaughter, Lucy, than her 55-year-old daughter, Barbara. When she finds herself confronted with a cake full of candles, Ellie wishes more than anything that she could be twenty-nine again… and gets her wish.”

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