Pilot Scoop: CBS Comedy From How I Met Your Mother Exec Producer Casts Its Lead

Chris Smith Ex-MenRelative newcomer Chris Smith (Paranormal Activity 3) has been cast as the lead in Ex-Men, a CBS comedy pilot from How I Met Your Mother exec producer Rob Greenberg.

The half-hour project centers on a charming twentysomething (Smith) who, after getting ditched at the altar by his bride-to-be, moves into a short-term housing complex and is befriended by a group of older, wiser divorced men. Hoping to win back the love of his life, he eventually learns the hard way why some relationships are not meant to be.

Smith’s TV credits include guest stints on The Office and 30 Rock.