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CBS Orders 'The McCarthys', 'The Odd Couple' to Series; NBC Adds 'Mission Control', 'One Big Happy', 'Bad Judge'

CBS and NBC each just picked up two more new comedies for the fall. CBS is adding The McCarthys and The Odd Couple, while NBC is adding Mission Control and One Big HappyVariety reports.

The McCarthys, a created by Happy Endings writer Brian Gallivan, follows the gay son of a sports-crazed Boston family. The show was developed as a pilot last season but was carried over into this season. Jack McGee, Jimmy Dunn, Joey McIntyre, Kelen Coleman, Laurie Metcalf, and Tyler Ritter star. The Odd Couple, a remake of the Neil Simon comedy, stars Matthew Perry and Tom Lennon and was co-created by Perry and Joe Keenan (Frasier).

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CBS Is Turning Its Pilot 'The McCarthys' Into a New Multi-Cam Pilot

When CBS execs were picking out the fall schedule earlier this year, they passed on the single-camera sitcom pilot The McCarthys, but Deadline reports that CBS has commissioned another pilot for the show and that it'll be a multi-cam sitcom this time around. Created by Happy Endings writer Brian Gallivan and following the gay son of a sports-crazed Irish-American family in Boston, The McCarthys made it on our list of the most promising comedy pilots last month before CBS passed on the show. The original pilot starred Jake Lacy, Jack McGee, Joey McIntyre, Jessica Chaffin, Jimmy Dunn, and Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver. Deadline also says that CBS is [...]

Jacki Weaver and Jack McGee Cast in Brian Gallivan's CBS Pilot 'The McCarthys'

Two-time Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom) and Jack McGee (Rescue Me, The Fighter) have just been cast in a new CBS comedy pilot called The McCarthys from Happy Endings writer/Second City alum Brian Gallivan, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The McCarthys is a single-camera comedy, and if it's picked up, it'll be CBS's only sitcom on the air that's not multi-cam. The show is based on writer Gallivan's childhood as the only gay son in a sports-crazed Irish-Catholic family living in Boston. Weaver will play the loving, no-filter mother Marjorie, while McGee will play the father Arthur, a politically incorrect high school basketball coach. [...]