CBS Developing ‘Need to Know’ CIA Comedy Produced by Simon Helberg
The Big Bang Theory’s Simon Helberg is behind a new comedy in the works at CBS. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has put into development a workplace ensemble comedy from Helberg called Need to Know. The multi-cam comedy will be set “in the top secret training video department at the CIA.” Scott Weinger and Zach Ayers will write, and Helberg will serve as executive producer. Other comedies recently put into development at CBS include two shows from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell, Greg Garcia’s Welcome to Maine, Rene Gube and Aline Brosh McKenna’s Big Men.