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Mike Sikowitz and Mike O'Malley Are Co-Creating NBC's Upcoming Bill Cosby Comedy

It's been a while since there were any updates on the in-the-works Bill Cosby NBC show, but at TCA over the weekend, the network announced that the multi-cam project will be co-created by Mike Sikowitz (CBS's The McCarthys) and Mike O'Malley (Showtime's Shameless), who is also being considered to play a lead role in the show. As for the plot, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said that Cosby "plays the patriarch of the family, dispensing his classic wisdom on relationships and parenthood, with three daughters, husbands and grandchildren. It's a classic big extended family sitcom." NBC is hoping to launch the show in summer or fall 2015.

J.K. Simmons, Mike O'Malley and Cheyenne Jackson All Land Pilots

Pilot season continues, and there's been a wave of actors you may or may not know cast in potential new shows. Here they all are!

  • J.K. Simmons has been cast opposite Parker Posey in an untitled NBC comedy from Up All Night writer D.J. Nash and producer Jason Bateman. The single-camera semi-autobiographical comedy is set in the 1980s and follows a teenage son whose family comes closer together after the parents (Simmons, Posey) divorce.
  • The Office's Jake Lacy will play the lead role in CBS's single-camera comedy The McCarthys, created by Happy Endings writer Brian Gallivan and produced by Easy A director Will Gluck. [...]