TVLine Items: ABC Eyes Fun Rebel Wilson Pilot, Horror Story Alumna Visits TBS' Men and More!
ABC is nearing a deal to pick up Rebel Wilson‘s aforementioned failed CBS comedy pilot, Deadline reports. The project — written by and starring the Bridesmaids scene-stealer and exec-produced by Conan O’Brien — centers on three dorky friends looking to have the best night ever every Friday night.
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• American Horror Story‘s Alexandra Breckenridge will guest-star in an upcoming episode of TBS’ new comedy, Men at Work, playing a potential love interest for Michael Cassidy’s character, per TVGuide.com.
• CBS TV Distribution is finalizing a deal with Food Network stars Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis to develop a daytime talk show, Deadline reports. The syndicated series would bow in 2013 and is said to be similar in format to Live! With Kelly.
• FX has green-lit Legit, a 13-episode comedy starring Australian comedian Jim Jefferies, Dan Bakkedahl (Community), and D.J. Qualls (Memphis Beat). The series follows Jefferies’ character on his quest to “become legitimate in life.”
• First Lady Michelle Obama — who did a fine job delivering last night’s Top 10 list on Letterman — next will appear on Live! With Kelly on June 18, where she’ll talk with Ripa and guest co-host Bryant Gumbel as well as show off her mad double Dutch skills.
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