Pilot News: Ellen DeGeneres' One Big Happy Comedy Ordered at NBC

ellen-degeneres-oscarsEllen DeGeneres got one big, happy piece of news Tuesday: Her new sitcom pilot is in the running for a spot on NBC’s primetime schedule.

The Peacock Net announced it ordered One Big Happy, a half-hour, multi-camera comedy about gay and straight best friends whose mission to have a baby together is complicated when one of the potential parents finds the love of his or her life.

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Talk show host/upcoming Oscars emcee DeGeneres will executive-produce the project with Jeff Kleeman (The Change-Up), former Ellen DeGeneres Show writer/producer Liz Feldman and Warner Bros. Television. Feldman also will pen the pilot.