Pilot News: NBC Orders Money Pit Sitcom

The Money PitNBC’s spend-happy pilot shopping spree continued on Friday with another two comedy orders.

From The Office scribe Justin Spitzer is The Money Pit, a multi-cam comedy inspired by the 1986 Tom Hanks/Shelly Long movie, about a newlywed couple navigating the challenges of romance while their house crumbles around them. Fun.

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Next, from College Humor’s Heidi Niedermeyer and her sometime writing partner Elena Crevello is Fifth Wheel, an ensemble comedy about a young woman who confronts her new reality after her last single friend gets engaged. Grey’s Anatomy EP Mark Gordon’s production shingle will produce with ABC Studios.