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Iconic comedian Carol Burnett, 83, was bestowed with the SAG Life Achievement Award earlier this year by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, both of whom adore her. Burnett’s skills are about to come in handy again, because she’s going to host a new sitcom on ABC, which secured the “put pilot commitment.” Deadline broke the news concerning […]
- Matt Reisine
Two comedy legends are teaming up. Deadline reports ABC has ordered a new pilot with Amy Poehler and Carol Burnett.From Michael Saltzman, the multi-cam comedy "is about a family who gets a chance to buy the house of their dreams — a house they’d never be able to afford under normal circumstances, but is able to under extremely abnormal circumstances. They must live with the current owner, an older actress (Burnett) — until she dies."Read More… »
Prepare to tug on your ears with glee: Carol Burnett is plotting a return to series television.
The potential series, which has a put pilot commitment at the network, follows a family who can only move into their dream house if they agree to cohabitate with the actress who currently lives there (Burnett) until her death.
Saltzman will write the pilot and will executive-produce with Poehler, Brooke Posch »
Beloved comedian Carol Burnett is set to return to television, with a put pilot commitment at ABC for a multi-camera comedy in which she will star with Amy Poehler. The project was sold to ABC in a very competitive situation, according to sources.
Michael Saltzman will write and executive produce for Universal TV with Poehler also executive producing through her Paper Kite banner.
The as-yet untitled comedy is about a family who can only live in the house of their dreams if they live with the current owner, an actress played by Burnett, until she dies.
Burnett has won six Emmys and landed Emmy nominations for all 11 seasons of the “Carol Burnett Show,” winning »
- Pat Saperstein
Carol Burnett is returning to the small screen. The comedic legend is set to star in an untitled multicamera comedy from executive producer Amy Poehler, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The project, which hails from Universal Television, centers on a family who gets the chance to buy the house of their dreams — one that they could never afford — on the condition that they live with the current owner, an older actress (Burnett), until she dies. Michael Saltzman, who grew up idolizing Burnett, will pen the script for the comedy that landed at ABC in a competitive situation. The
- Lesley Goldberg
A multi-camera comedy starring Carol Burnett has received a put pilot commitment at ABC, TheWrap has learned. The untitled comedy comes from writer and executive producer Michael Saltzman, with Amy Poehler also to serve as executive producer through her production company Paper Kite. The project, which centers on a family who gets to buy the house of their dreams on the condition that they must live with the current owner — who is an older actress played by 83-year-old Burnett — until she dies. Also Read: Carol Burnett to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award The TV veteran is best known for her long-running variety show. »
- Reid Nakamura
Exclusive: A comedy legend is coming back to television. Carol Burnett is set to topline a multi-camera comedy, which, in a very competitive situation with broadcast and streaming networks bidding, has landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. On the project, written/executive produced by Michael Saltzman, Burnett is paired with Amy Poehler, one of the brightest current female comedy stars whose careers were influenced by her. Poehler will executive produce through her… »
7 items from 2016
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