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Old 02-11-2011, 05:24 AM   #2
Rambo Stallone
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Originally Posted by Brian Damage
Eric and Kim Tannenbaums are fashionably late to the marketplace in their first development cycle at their new home, CBS TV Studios. But their last-minute comedy sale to CBS is a big one: an untitled half-hour starring Rob Schneider in his first TV series gig in 13 years. The untitled project, to be written by Lew Morton (Saturday Night Live, Big Lake) and Schneider, is based on Schneider's life and centers on a solitary guy who marries into a huge Mexican-American family. Morton, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum are executive producing, with Schneider and his brother John Schneider prodcuing through their From Out of Nowhere Prods. CBS TV Studios and the Tannenbaum Co. are producing.

SNL alum Schneider's last major TV gig was as a star of NBC's comedy Men Behaving Badly, which ran on NBC from 1996-97. He has since been focused on films, often collaborating with SNL cohort Adam Sandler, including this summer's hit Grown Ups. This feels a familiar territory for Eric and Kim Tannenbaum. The last time they landed a last-minute pickup at CBS a comedy about a solitary guy with an actor who had a TV and feature comedy background attached as the lead, it resulted in long-running hit Two and a Half Men. Schneider is with Gersh. Morton and the Tannenbaum Co. are with CAA.
He usually makes twisted funny sit coms so i hope it's a good one. I'm sick of the dull people in suits dry boring comedy. They all pitched the same need some blue collar workers or lazy people portrait in comedy trying to get a job.
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