22 February 2013 11:34 AM, PST | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Although her drama pilot Trooper failed to take off, Mira Sorvino continues to make a concerted effort to launch the television career we’re still going to take credit for because she openly campaigned for it here, this time returning to comedy by landing the female lead in CBS’ Jim Gaffigan pilot. In keeping with the show’s semi-autobiographical spin on Gaffigan’s life, Sorvino will take her name and the surprising attractiveness ratio of their relationship from Gaffigan’s actual wife Jeannie, playing “a super-wife and super-mom. The mother of five kids, she has a sixth child in the »

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